[Menvi-discuss] any blind orchestra players out there?

Miso Kwak misokwak12 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 16 01:24:57 EDT 2017


I regularly read my music on 32 cell BrailleNote Apex and also mark
(although not too frequently) using similar strategy to what Leslie
mentioned.
I think it is nice to have the music as a hard copy, but I haven't had
much trouble reading my music electronically.

Miso

On 9/15/17, Leslie Hamric via Menvi-discuss <menvi-discuss at menvi.org> wrote:
> hi Brian. What I've done in the past is put my notes between some kind of
> braille  characters that make them stand out. And I put them on a separate
> line. So I might put something like: lazy triplet  between with an a r sign
> on each side. everybody has their own system and I'm sure you will figure
> out one that works for you. hth
> Leslie
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 15, 2017, at 10:45 PM, Brian Howerton via Menvi-discuss
>> <menvi-discuss at menvi.org> wrote:
>>
>> How do you all go about marking a score using a note taker? Thanks,
>> Brian
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>> On Sep 15, 2017, at 11:12 PM, Leslie Hamric via Menvi-discuss
>>> <menvi-discuss at menvi.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> thank you all for your helpful advice and suggestions.
>>> Leslie
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>> On Sep 15, 2017, at 9:12 PM, Jared Rimer - MENVI webmaster via
>>>> Menvi-discuss <menvi-discuss at menvi.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Leslie,
>>>>
>>>> While it has been many years and I took band in school, I have had a bit
>>>> of experience with dealing with a stage.  I believe I have been walked
>>>> through sighted guide and was taken where I needed to go, but its been
>>>> so long, my memory may not be fully in tune to this.  I think I would do
>>>> it that way myself if I were to do it now.  If you had a dog, I don't
>>>> see why it wouldn't be a problem to use it if you're comfortable in
>>>> doing that.  Good luck.
>>>>
>>>> Jared Rimer
>>>> Music Education Network for the Visually Impaired
>>>> www.menvi.org
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>>>>> On 9/14/2017 6:07 AM, Leslie Hamric via Menvi-discuss wrote:
>>>>> hi all. I have some news that I wanted to share with you. Yesterday, I
>>>>> found out that I got into the Elmhurst symphony. this is a community
>>>>> orchestra. I had an audition Tuesday night and I found out Wednesday
>>>>> morning. Although I have played in  orchestra in college before, this
>>>>> is the first time I am doing it on a professional level. this is also
>>>>> the first time that I am learning everything through Braille  music, as
>>>>> I have had somebody record the cello parts for me in the past. So I'm
>>>>> wondering if anybody might have some tips and tricks for me. for
>>>>> example, how are you able to coordinate everything so the music was
>>>>> transcribed and learned on time? have you used your note taker such as
>>>>> a  braille lite or pqcmate  to mark your music? did you use a cane,
>>>>> guide dog, or cited guide to get on and off stage at concerts? These
>>>>> are just a few of the questions I have and   I am sure  more will  come
>>>>> to mind. I look forward to a good discussion and thanks in advance.
>>>>> Leslie
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
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