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Andy Mullen is a teacher, folk musician, multi-instrumentalist, recovering songwriter, and lifelong learner. He has taught all levels of students in a number of subjects, and is currently a middle school teacher and curriculum coach in Burlington, Massachusetts. Mr Mullen holds Masters degrees in Music Education and School Administration, as well as certification from the Gordon Institute of Music Learning (GIML) in Elementary General and Early Childhood Music. He is currently entertaining Doctoral scholarships.

Combining Tonal Patterns and Rhythm Patterns in “Real” Music

Combining Tonal Patterns and Rhythm Patterns in “Real” Music

Combining Tonal Patterns and Rhythm Patterns in “Real” Music By Andrew Mullen | Music Learning Theory In this Audiation Station video, we take our first stab at combining tonal patterns and rhythm patterns and reading them in “real” pieces of music. By “real” pieces of music, I mean we are reading pitches and rhythm together […]

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Tonality Tutoring Session

Tonality Tutoring Session

Tonality Tutoring Session By Andrew Mullen | Music Learning Theory ANDY GOES “LIVE”Several of my students were asking for some help with the tonalities. How do I know which one is which? How do I keep them all straight? What are some ways to “get into” a tonality?In an effort to answer these questions, I went […]

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Audiation Station Is Here!

Audiation Station Is Here!

Audiation Station is Here!Do you have musician friends who can hear a song on the radio, and then just sit down and play it on the piano or the guitar? Do you hate them and their good ears? The reason they can do that is because they can THINK musically. Thinking musically is called AUDIATION. […]

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Mission of This Blog

This blog is the result of teaching myself music for almost 30 years. There, of course, have been key figures and key individuals to help me along the way. However, for better and for worse, I have been my own teacher.

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