[blindkid] Braille Music question

Robert Jaquiss rjaquiss at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 6 18:21:25 UTC 2009


     I think braille music is essential for serious musicians. I also 
confess that I haven't used braille music for some time though. I did 
certainly use it when I was in college to get my minor in music. I suggest 
checking out the offerings from Dancing Dots. Their web site is:
Hope this helps.


Robert Jaquiss

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <vickie.pellicciotti at aglife.com>
To: <blindkid at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 10:57 AM
Subject: [blindkid] Braille Music question

> My daughter is going into 9th grade and has been a percussion student in
> band since 6th grade.  She is resisting learning braille music.  I think 
> it
> is the only way she will really progress in the music world.   I don't see
> how she can keep up with the song that is being played without having
> something written in front of her even if she can/does memorize her part.
> I have no experience with music whatsoever and cannot judge.   She wants 
> to
> progress/improve her parts in the music and I think this is the way to go
> and otherwise will find this as an obtstacle in the future to her getting
> ahead on this.
> Any comment from other parents on this?  I have also posted same question
> on the music talk deal.
> Vickie L. Pellicciotti
> Phone:  (713) 831-1076
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