The music sessions were a big success. For two hours a week for four weeks the students utilized Mixcraft and its endless song constructing capabilities to create a song all their own using samples from Mixcraft's own extensive sample libary and its ability to allow the user to "play" many different kinds of instruments using the computer keyboard as a MIDI controller. Each student completed one to two songs of at least 3 to 5 minutes duration and included at least 3 instruments or voices. The amount of creativity displayed by each student was inspiring. Here's a look at the kids hard at work:
The fruits of their labor were definitely different from what anyone might have expected, especially myself. Audio links coming soon!