Tag: Music

UM Music Students Research Aims to Improve Piano Teaching

December 6, 2017

Four Piano majors at the UM School of Music completed research on left-handed piano pieces.  The left hand is used in piano for tempo and rhythm while the right hand is used for a majority of the notes.  The students’ presentation showed the limitations of the left hand and provided exercises to further develop it.  Their project was selected to be presented at the Music Teachers National Association Conference in Orlando, Florida.  Reporter Matt Skillman investigated how the students hope their project can help pianists improve their skill.

UM News Maroon Show November 8, 2017

November 11, 2017

This week on UM News, we check out how one student is leaving her mark in the global music scene. Also, we explore the growing sport of curling in Missoula and how students are helping keep the University District clean after football games. This show is produced by Aunica Koch, directed by Drew Cox-Koulman, and anchored by DJ Stewart and Mederios Whitworth-Babb.

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