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Kyle Amati
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Music Initiative
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Hey Nerdfighters, I am starting up a new nerdfighter project and I am looking for people who are interested.The projects name right now is the Music Initiative. The project is going to be similar to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kyle Amati Aug 29, 2011.

What's Your Favorite Style of Jazz and Who are your Favorite Jazz Artists.
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If you watch my youtube channel: AugieBassBone http://www.youtube.com/user/AugieBassBone?feature=mheeYou will have noticed that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Connor Walsh Jul 27, 2011.

Starting a new youtube channel

Hey Nerdfighters, I need your help. I am making a new channel on youtube called Pen Pal Vlogs and I want to make a made of awesomebackground for the channel so it looks cool.  The channel is about…Continue

Started Jul 11, 2011

What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
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I really want to know what musical instruments nerdfighters play, I play a bunch of instruments, and as  music education person, I am curious. I play: Bass trombone, Tenor trombone, guitar, bass,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lenna Morgan Jan 10, 2012.

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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Music and Music Education
About Me:
I have been involved in music for 11 years which is more than half my life. So as you can tell, music is very important to me. I am studying to become a music educator and I hope to increase the amount of music education in the World therefore decreasing world-suck.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Books: The Harry Potter Series, The Pendragon Series, Fight Club (yes the book), Watchmen (yes also the book), Looking for Alaska, The Alchemist, Cather in the Rye.

Movies: Inception, Tron Legacy, Kingdom of Heaven, The Matrix, Howl's Moving Castle, Spirited Away, Toy Story 3, and many more

Music: Mahler, Beethoven, Bruckner, Ravel, Debussy, Ewazen, John Mayer, Regina Spector, and so much more

T.V. shows: How I met your Mother, Big Bang Theory, Doctor Who.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
My trombone
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
All of my band friends at my school.
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
2011
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
Didgeridoos Flew Through Back Alleys

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Lenna Morgan replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play guitar as my first instrument, do open mics with my best friend and we are a little duo. here's a cover we did a while ago if anyones interested.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clRZQ2CwuQ8 (bare in mind ruby has a cold here and it…"
Jan 10, 2012
Alexis Beach replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play clarinet, pennywhistle/recorder and some piano. I'm also a pretty good singer!"
Jan 5, 2012
Scout Slava Ross replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"Bass. Proper stand-up bass, not electric. I also sing a lot, but rather badly."
Jan 4, 2012
Alexander The Z replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play guitar, classical and regular. Occasionally, I play the piano, accordion, ukulele, charango, irish tin whistle, and rock band drums. Also, I play the voice (I sing) and I can make a cricket noise :D"
Jan 3, 2012
Darta Noir replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"The triangle..."
Jan 3, 2012
Heilerin von Doom replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play violin, bass and piano. :D"
Jan 3, 2012
Pieter Martijn Jan van Rossum replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I am learning to play the ukelele."
Dec 30, 2011
Mew replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play piano, tin whistle and mouth harp. I used to play guitar, but that wasn't very successful."
Dec 30, 2011
Just a Girl replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play clarinet, and I am currently learning guitar. My friend's are offering to teach me piano and french horn because I constantly complain about wanting to learn...."
Dec 28, 2011
Jules replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play the piano, and have done since i was bout 5/6? I also got a ululele for christmas and i'm trying to teach myself.. (not going too well) =/"
Dec 28, 2011
Julia replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I've been playing guitar for years and years but I only really started to love it a few months ago. I also play ukulele and mandolin, I sort of dabble in banjo, I'm fixing up a really old banjolele, I just took up slide guitar,…"
Dec 28, 2011
Ace Katz replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I am slowly learning how to play the theremin.  It's difficult, but I like to think that I'm getting the hang of it."
Dec 28, 2011
Sara Elizabeth replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play piano - have for about 16 years. I used to play flute, but I don't anymore/can't because I let my cousin have my flute. I also play my vocal chords. lol"
Dec 7, 2011
Emilie La Géniale replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I play flute and violin. I really want to pick up harp and piano, though."
Dec 6, 2011
Olga V. replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"I used to play the piano and the flute when I was a kid. The piano more seriously. But now I don't really remember much because I focused on sports instead. I wish I'd kept up with it :(  Now I'm trying to learn how to play the…"
Dec 6, 2011
Tom Wood replied to Kyle Amati's discussion What instruments do Nerdfighters play?
"i play guitars of multiple varieties, ukulele, cornet/trumpet and piano"
Dec 6, 2011

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Pen Pal Vlogs

Hey Nerdfighters,

 

If you are interested in starting a new nerdfighter project, let me know. Because I am seriously interested in creating another pen pal type project. I see that there are many on the project list on the ning, but I want to start another one. For this one I am specifically looking for 4 other people who are interested in music and music education from around the world. If you are interested send me an e-mail at augiebassbone@gmail.com or comment in my…

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Posted on July 27, 2011 at 1:36pm — 6 Comments

Really want to start vloging

Ok, so I recently read a blog post by Nerdfighter Charlotte about wanting to start making youtube

videos. I a realize I have the same problem. I want to start making youtube videos, but I am worried

no one will watch. I want to spread my knowledge about music and other things I know about.

But I want to make sure that people might watch if I started. I believe one of the reasons why

John and Hank Green started doing what they do so well now is to start a…

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Posted on July 3, 2011 at 9:04pm — 4 Comments

1st Blog: Music Education is Important!

So . . . .  

 

This is my first blog post ever. I have been considering since I became a nerdfighter that I should really work towards the decrease of world suck. The question is really, how do I decrease world suck? My answer for me is, HELP FUND YOUR SCHOOLS. I am studying to become an educator, specifically a music educator. For whoever reads this blog, you might have noticed that over the past decade or so music programs all over the country have been funded less and less.…

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Posted on June 23, 2011 at 9:02pm

 
 
 

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