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Holiday E-Card Competition Announcement

Competition Announcement!

We are excited to announce a competition for students to create a Holiday E-Card (any Holiday is fine). More details to come.

General Guidelines

  • Project is open-ended. There are multiple solutions. Be creative and have fun.
  • Projects will be judged by MAP instructors.
  • Any holiday is fine for the theme (i.e. not elusively a “Chirstmas Card”)
  • Submission deadline is 12/19/2020 (beofre our next concert).

Registration and submission details to be announced soon. Prizes also to be announced soon. Please consider joining our newsletter to stay up-to-date with details.

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Fractal Fun

This upcoming Sunday, we are having a special guest, Rob Flax, play some fun math-themed music for us. In anticipation of the event, I have created a “musical remix” of a fractal snowflake that I found on the Music Blocks planet. I hope you enjoy these videos as much as I do.

Hypnotic Fractal Snowflake

As a musician, I find the patterns very interesting and have been using them as a warm-up this morning. They are deceptively unpredictable (although they follow a pattern). For those who want a fresh new addition to their scale exercises, I encourage you to download the following files and try them out. The versions below are more or less the same as the videos. (Warning: The third file is very, very long.)

Sheet Music Download

Note: Source code on following page.