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

Cabot School


On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Drew Blanchard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
One of our music teachers is looking at this TED Talk as inspiration - to excite and involve more students in chorus class:


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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