How to Use Internet MIDI

How to connect two MIDI instruments together to use in online teaching

In this course, George Litterst and Shana Kirk from TimeWarp Technologies show us all the ins and outs of using the software Internet MIDI in our music lessons.

Course outline

  1. How to Connect a MIDI Keyboard
  2. Managing your Microphone
  3. Creating Your Buddy Name
  4. Connecting to Your Buddy
  5. Internet MIDI and Video Conferencing
  6. Record and Playback
  7. Troubleshooting
  8. Using Classroom Maestro with Internet MIDI

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How to Use Internet MIDI was created by

George Litterst & Shana Kirk

Professional Music Educators and Technology Consultants from TimeWarp Technologies

George Litterst is a nationally known music educator, clinician, author, performer, and music software developer. A classically-trained pianist, he completed his undergraduate work in music at Vassar College and subsequently earned his Master’s Degree in piano at the New England Conservatory where he taught as a member of the Preparatory School faculty for 22 years. In addition to performing on acoustic pianos, George is a MIDI musician. He works extensively with the high-tech Disklavier and Spirio pianos and other MIDI instruments in his teaching, performing, and other professional activities, including music software development. George lives with his wife, Helen, in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

Shana Kirk is a pianist, teacher, technology consultant, and arts advocate. Her work draws from a wide range of experiences in music, education, and technology. With BA and MM degrees from Lipscomb University and the University of Denver, respectively, Shana Kirk has taught piano in both private and group settings. Her teaching embraces modern technologies for learning and motivation. Mrs. Kirk is known for her innovative work applying modern music technologies to music education and performance. She has created a variety of materials for TimeWarp and is known to TimeWarp customers for her support of the products.

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Course Overview

In this course, George Litterst and Shana Kirk from TimeWarp Technologies show us all the ins and outs of using the software Internet MIDI in our music lessons.

What is Internet MIDI?

Internet MIDI is the premiere solution for long distance teaching and performing, enabling you to connect any 2 MIDI instruments together over the Internet. Internet MIDI is an application for Mac and PC that:
  • works with MIDI instruments from all manufacturers
  • transmits and receives up to 16 channels of MIDI data
  • provides an on-screen keyboard with animated keys, pedals, and velocity meters
  • offers recording/playback features
  • includes A/V controls
  • works interactively with Classroom Maestro
Imagine playing a piano concert in two places at once or teaching a student who is across town or across the globe. When you play notes on your MIDI piano, those same notes are simultaneously played on the remote keyboard as though you were in two places at once!

Where to find Internet MIDI?

Click here to visit the Internet MIDI official website.  


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