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This sounds like a project in the making.

As Caleb said,  Google Hangouts will NOT work because only one person can
talk at a time.

And as Dave mentioned the lag issue is part of what makes this a challenge

This is an OLDer (2007)  article "

Jam Online in Real Time New software  make online jams nearly as good as
real time time
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/407965/jam-online-in-real-time/

Here's another 2008 article that featured some tools
http://mustech.net/2008/03/top-ten-websitesprograms-that-allow-musicians-to-jam-or-collaborate-online/


This Chrome Extension is only "amatuer" instruments (not chorus) but could
be fun
http://www.jamwithchrome.com/

Wonder what else is out there
2012 article
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-jam-with-your-band-online/

I've been looking for some new projects for ConnectedVoices.org  that could
have Vermont students 'connected"  together.  This idea seems like it has
some momentum to it - let's keep talking.

Lucie



On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 12:01 AM, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQkQ0gEhHVY
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> Cabot School
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> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Drew Blanchard <[log in to unmask]
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>> One of our music teachers is looking at this TED Talk as inspiration - to
>> excite and involve more students in chorus class:
>>
>>
>> http://www.ted.com/talks/eric_whitacre_a_virtual_choir_2_000_voices_strong.html
>>
>> She wants to try this on a *much* smaller scale, say 8 or 9 people, but
>> we no longer have an actual video class or lab in which to assemble this
>> many video streams into one, er, voice.  I wondered if a Google Hangout
>> could allow us to screen capture everyone (thumbnail sized) together, live,
>> with the music teacher conducting in the central/large feed in the Hangout.
>>  This is more a proof-of-concept project.  Will a Hangout allow for this
>> many audio feeds simultaneously, or will some voices be
>> blocked/stutter/drop out - and only allow the (literally) loudest voices to
>> come through?
>>
>> When I had some high end work stations and the full version of Adobe
>> Premiere, we could block 8 or more areas on the editing screen and have all
>> the faces appear simultaneously.  Really labor intensive, but doable.
>>  We're not looking to replicate this level of quality, just looking for a
>> way to integrate the live chorus with a recording of friends and family
>> members during a performance.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> Drew
>>
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>> Winooski City Schools
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>> Winooski, VT 05404
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