Meyer, is CEO. He has founded and co-founded numerous software-based companies, which have produced educational tools and content for teachers and sports coaches. An 61 episode animated series with classroom materials, teaching character traits/life lessons. The series broadcast on public broadcast networks and cable outlets domesticly and internationaly was nominated for seven, and won five Regional Emmy Awards as well as 14 other local and national awards.
Dr. Layton “Skip” James is an internationally renowned musicologist who recently retired after a 41-year career as lead keyboardist for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. James is a composer, speaker, teacher, performer, choral director and member of the AtPlayMusic Board. In 2010, Dr. James and Gary Meyer began working together to develop the vision for teaching children and beginners how to play musical instruments using today’s educational HYPERLINK “http://www.atplaymusic.com/”technology Their initial concept has grown into our instructional applications for tablets and smart phones. AtPlayMusic uses movie-quality 3D animation, motion and performance capture technologies and game engine software to teach users about and how to play the instrument.
AtPlayMusic is a family endeavor. All the spouses, children and even grandchildren of our staff are involved with testing our apps through the various segments of development. Our family members are the first recipients of every completed app as it is launched and often the inspiration behind our apps. Though, as heard in a TV detective show “What you are about to see is a true story. The names and places have been changed to protect the innocent.” Some of these inspirations we’ll keep inside the AtPlayMusic vault!
Like many creative projects, AtPlayMusic is in a continual stage of planning and development, striving to make our apps more user friendly and enjoyable. Because we are developing teaching approaches that have never been done before, we test at every stage as we produce – from the top performers to those who never played and instrument.
Above all, our desire is to bring honor and glory to God through the development of our music education apps.
The AtPlayMusic apps combine some of the best minds in music with today’s animation and performance capture technology to produce a user-controlled tool to help children learn to play music. Be sure to stay up to date on the latest news and information about the AtPlayMusic apps features and updates. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay connected!
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