Adam Goldberg

Adam Goldberg

A graduate of Manhattan School of Music with a B.A. in Classical Piano, Adam Goldberg has toured the U.S. with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and has gigged throughout the tri-state area, working with such artists as Michel Camilo, Lew Soloff, and Steve Turre. Mr. Goldberg currently enjoys the privilege of teaching Special Needs students in NYC. He implements the latest technologies, specifically iPad and Logic Pro, to empower his students as music makers in an all-inclusive music making environment. This successful empowerment has led to wonderful opportunities for his students to be representatives of what Special populations are truly capable of. These opportunities include filmings by Fox News and Apple, as well as live performances at the nationally funded Very Special Arts Festivals, the Upper West Side Apple Store, pedagogical conferences and various special occasions. Mr. Goldberg loves to share his successful teaching methods and experiences and has given presentations and workshops for WNET’s Celebration for Teaching and Learning, The United Federation of Teachers and The Upper West Side Apple Store. He is now preparing to present a hands on iPad workshop at The Arts in Special Education Consortium’s (ASEC) annual conference, for which he also serves on the Steering Committee. Mr. Goldberg is also proud to have been selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Articles by Adam Goldberg

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How Tech Enables Non-Verbal Learners to Become Singers

Adam Goldberg, music teacher in a Special Needs environment, shares useful experiences from the classroom where he uses tech to enable learners to become vocalists they didn't believe they could be.

Review: Griffin StudioConnect Audio+MIDI+Charge Dock for iPad

Turning an iPad into your music studio is easier than ever. Apps like GarageBand and Auria can do the job. And devices like Griffin's StudioConnect are designed for the mobile recording musician.

Review: Using The Orchestra for iPad in the Music Classroom

The Orchestra for iPad by Touch Press, is an interactive entry point into the fascinating world of orchestral music. Adam Goldberg experiences every aspect in this review.

iOS 6 Accessibility Feature: Guided Access

Apple's iPad sports some excellent accessibility features in iOS6. In this article Adam Goldberg explains how to use Guided Access inside and outside the classroom.

Wireless MIDI from Multiple Devices into Logic

The time of being tangled up by wires connecting the various devices in your studio together is coming to an end. Adam Goldberg takes a wireless approach when connecting devices to Logic Pro.

Creating Order from Chaos with Logic Pro and NodeBeat HD, Part 1

NodeBeat is the perfect app to generate fresh musical ideas. Adam Goldberg shows how to use it with Logic Pro to get your creative juices flowing… wirelessly!

Review: Mesa Sequencer

The beauty of the App Store is how talented developers can create left-field music apps that might never have seen the light of day for desktop computer systems. Adam Goldberg tests out one such app.

Review: NodeBeat and NodeBeat HD for iPhone and iPad

Discover why NodeBeat and NodBeat HD for iOS have been turning heads in this review by master educator and musician, Adam Goldberg.

Special Needs Music Students Perform on iPad. Fundraising with Fox News, MPV and iTunes

Fox News recently approached Adam Goldberg, Special Needs Music Teacher and MPVHub Author, on doing a report on how he uses iPad with his students. The results are incredible. [w/ VIDEO]

Music Classroom: Enabling Highly Challenged Learners with iPad

Engaging learners in the special needs music classroom is not always easy. Adam Goldberg, teacher at NYCDOE, shows how iPads enable inclusive learning and enjoyment for all students.

The Special Needs Classroom: Building Community Through Music

“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are confident and able to think creatively.” Who said this... and how does this relate to Special Needs students?

The Special Needs Music Classroom: Mission Control

Mac OS X's Mission Control appeals to many users, from musicians to editors, graphic designers to web developers… and also to Special Needs Music Teachers! Read on to hear how it helps the later.

The Special Needs Music Classroom: GarageBand for iPad’s Smart Strings

Join Adam Goldberg in this insiders guide on how using smart strings in GarageBand for iPad helps him to facilitate musical learning in the Special Needs classroom.

Special Needs Classroom: Teaching Improvisation with Logic Pro & iPad

Through improvisation, musicians can gain valuable insights into the ways in which melody, harmony and rhythm can work together. For the Special Needs students, there are even great benefits...

Special Needs Music Classroom: Logic Pro + 2 iPad Apps = Serious Fun

Question: What brings about more fun (and learning) in the music classroom than 2 iPads? Answer: 2 iPads plus Logic Pro. Adam Goldberg shares his special needs music lesson experience in this article.