30
SEP
2013

MT #Techtips – iOS 7

Technology has been a HUGE part of my journey as a music therapist.  Each week I will share a video, resource, tutorial, app review or technology tip that I have found useful in keeping my music therapy practice and my business in tip-top technology shape! Stay in the technology...
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SEP
2013

MT #Techtips – John Cage Piano App

Technology has been a HUGE part of my journey as a music therapist.  Each week I will share a video, resource, tutorial, app review or technology tip that I have found useful in keeping my music therapy practice and my business in tip-top technology shape! Stay in the technology...
16
SEP
2013

MT #Techtips – Downloading YouTube Videos

Technology has been a HUGE part of my journey as a music therapist.  Each week I will share a video, resource, tutorial, app review or technology tip that I have found useful in keeping my music therapy practice and my business in tip-top technology shape! Stay in the technology...
26
OCT
2012

Which iPad is right for YOU? A point by point comparison of iPad 2, 3, 4 and Mini

On Tuesday Apple announced the arrival of the iPad 4 and the iPad mini.  If you are an apple enthusiast like me, you started drooling over the latest and greatest from Apple.  In my case, once the drool subsided, I must have sat in front of my computer for an hour reading...
20
FEB
2012

My Recap of the 2nd Annual #OCMT2012

If you were on FB or Twitter this weekend, then you probably saw scads of Music Therapists around the world posting the hashtag #OCMT2012 for the Online Music Therapy Conference which took place over a 24 hour period on February 17-18.  This was my first time participating in the...
27
JAN
2012

There’s An App For That: TapToTalk

TapToTalk Cost: FREE ($179.95 for a lifetime subscription to TapToTalk Designer) Read the Review: iTunes Review Description: Perfect for iPhone, iTouch, iPad, Android, Kindle, Nook, PC or Mac, Blackberry or Nintendo DS (WOW!), TTT (TapToTalk) is the ultimate Augmentative and...
31
DEC
2011

One More App For 2011: SingFit

I’m so excited to share today’s blogpost with you!  A few weeks back I was contacted by Rachel Tubman of Musical Health Technologies.  Rachel had read my “12 Apps of Christmas” series and asked if I would consider reviewing one more app…one that she...
12
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 12th Day”

The 12th app recommendation is here! Before I reveal it to you, let’s take a quick look back at how we got here over the last 11 days…no singing necessary. =)  Here we go: First Day – the best resource for special needs apps. Second Day- the BeatBox Pad app....
11
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 11th Day”

♫On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me, iCloud.♫ iCloud Cost: FREE up to 5GB Read the Reviews: wired.com’s review of iCloud Description: iCloud is a MUST if you have an iPad and here’s why.  iCloud is a free service provided by apple to...
10
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 10th Day”

♫On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Guitar Tuner app.♫ Guitar Tuner Cost: FREE! Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: There are quite a few guitar tuner apps available, but I have found this particular tuner to be most helpful,...
09
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 9th Day”

♫On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, MusicNotes.♫ MusicNotes Cost: FREE! Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: Even though I mentioned this app in my “There’s An App For That” series already, this app deserves a...
08
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 8th Day”

♫On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, the Beatwave app.♫ Beatwave Cost: FREE! Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: Okay, I know, this is a game, but hear me out.  it is a really fun and creative music game with endless musical...
07
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 7th Day”

♫On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me, one AirHarp.♫ AirHarp Cost: $.99 Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: This 15 string lap harp offers fantastic sound quality and several familiar children’s songs to try out at purchase....
06
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 6th Day”

  ♫On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, Relax Melodies.♫ Relax Melodies Premium HD Cost: $3.99 Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: With over 70 different high quality sounds and the option to combine any number of them into...
05
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 5th Day”

♫On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a lava pebble Rain Stick.♫ Rain Stick Cost: FREE! Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: This app gives you an authentic rain stick sound. Just give your iPhone, iTouch or iPad a flip or twist and...
04
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 4th Day”

♫On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, the 12 string acoustic app.♫ 12 String Lite Cost: FREE! Read the Reviews: iTunes customer reviews and ratings Description: 12 String Lite is a simple yet high quality app for playing acoustic guitar. For one, it’s...
03
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 3rd Day”

♫On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, the apple camera connection kit.♫ Apple Camera Connection Kit Cost: $30 Read the Reviews: Customer reviews and ratings Description: Believe it or not, this little gadget is on my wish list this Christmas, but not for the...
02
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 2nd Day”

♫On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me, the coolest Beat Box Pad.♫ Beat Box Pad Cost: $.99 Read the Review: iTunes Review Description: provides you with 28 pads (in rows of blue, green silver, gold and red) to play, jam, riff and rock with! Each pad has a unique...
02
DEC
2011

“12 Apps of Christmas: 1st Day”

If you have read my blog, by now you know I have a small obsession with my iPad. Okay, okay, maybe a BIG obsession!  Since my husband came home with it last year, I have been using it for just about everything, including my music therapy session.  So, in the spirit of the...
29
NOV
2011

Groovy Update and an App!

Hello Groovy Garfoose readers!  It has been quite a while since I have posted, so I figured I would bring you up to speed. Here goes… Life has been VERY busy with conferences, trainings and travels galore.  In October alone, hubby and I traveled to Colorado, New York City...
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