Hey everyone, we have some limited time offers in the Odd Quartet store right now. Click the link to check them out. You can save up to 40% on your order now through the 21st. If you are ordering from the United States, your order should arrive in time for Christmas if you order by … Read more
The first marching contest of 2016 and it was much more than I expected. First off, thank you to the Springtown band staff and boosters for putting on a great contest. Everyone was so helpful and kind. It’s funny how much I continue to learn the more and more I do events like this. There … Read more
I thought we could take a minute today to talk about time – Time signatures to be precise. I’ll try to explain as best I can in the video below. Check out the additional examples below the video if you want to see more examples of the different kinds of times signatures you might come … Read more
In this week’s video, we go over some general rules for writing music notation: There are some more specific rules that I ended up not using in the video, but I wanted to share them here. If you are using a music notation software like Finale or Sibelius ALL of these rules are already programmed … Read more
Part of the new video series is going to focus on Music Theory. The first video below reviews how clefs impact which notes are in the staff. Let me know what you think!
I picked up this metronome kit from Sparkfun called “Metro Gnome”. Besides having a very witty name, the kit was really easy to put together and is actually a decent metronome. Check out the video to see the full build and demo of the metronome in action (yes, it actually goes from 1bpm to 299bpm). … Read more
Ah! It has been too long since I have written an update. I promise I’ll be better about sharing all the awesomeness that is going on. Last time, I was just about to head to San Antonio for the TMEA convention. I am happy to say that the convention was really fun and I was … Read more
Hi Everyone! So much has happened in the last few weeks and I haven’t had time to let you know about some of the updates so I decided to make this ALL ENCOMPASSING (for now) post to get you caught up on all things Odd Quartet. 1. There’s a new video up at my YouTube … Read more
Here’s another “big” update to start the year! I some time over the holidays to work more with my watercolors and I loved it. Will probably be doing more work with them this year (if everything goes to plan).
Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great winter break. I had some time to work on other things over the break and it got me thinking that I definitely want to try some new things in the new year. Don’t worry, Odd Quartet will still be here and it will still be … Read more