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The complete article history of MENVI

Welcome to the page that will list every article that has appeared in the Issues and journals since its inception. MENVI is providing this as a service and for informational purposes: For people who might be looking for something specific, just want to see what is here, or to just see what the history of MENVI has been through the years.

This web page will be in a table, article title and author, and Issue, where Issue refers to the Issue or journal number. For clarity, we only say "issue" where issue is generic to newsletters and journals. After newsletter 13, the designation changed to journal.

Article and subject listings
Article or subject titles Issue Number
MENVI Officially "Launched!" Issue 1
Conference Reports Issue 1
MENVI Music Library Issue 1
Attention, Music Transcribers! Issue 1
Student News! Issue 1
Special Programs Offered Issue 1
Tips For Blind College Students Issue 1
MENVI Goes International! Issue 2
Braille Music Fund Raiser Dies Issue 2
MENVI Advisory Committee Issue 2
USING "ED-IT" AND THE BRAILLE LITE FOR MUSIC BRAILLE by Andrew Meyer (Eugene, Oregon) Issue 2
Our Advisors Speak Out: Issue 2
BLIND TEACHER, SIGHTED STUDENT By Juliana Raiche (Richmond, Virginia) Issue 2
Vocal Advisory Committee Issue 2
SO YOU WANT TO SING IN A CHOIR By Maureen Carole Young Issue 2
New Programs and Classes Issue 2
CTEVH Conference '98 News Issue 2
Technology Corner Issue 2
MENVI To Convene At CTEVH Conference! Issue 3
What Have We Accomplished? Issue 3
Member News Issue 3
Teaching For Tomorrow Issue 3
BASIC EAR TRAINING Issue 3
PREPARATORY THEORY AND RHYTHM Issue 3
MENVI Meeting Saturday, March 28, 1998 Issue 4
New Services Available For Blind Musicians And Teachers Issue 4
Programs and Classes Issue 4
THE EDUCATION OF AN EDUCATOR by Stephanie Pieck Issue 4
MENVI's First Birthday Issue 5
News From Members Issue 5
New Code Changes Now Available Issue 5
MENVI Redefines Goals and Purpose Issue 6
MENVI - An International Registry Issue 6
New Projects Issue 6
John di Francesco Braille Library Issue 6
Programs and Classes Issue 6
Speaking of Music Code Changes Issue 6
MENVI "Specialists" Team Officially Established Issue 7
In Honor of Mrs. Flo McGill (By Richard Taesch with tribute by Richard Dortch). Issue 7
Programs, Services, and Resources Issue7
Summer Music Institute, National Resource Center for Blind Musicians Issue 7
Important Products/Publications Issue 7
Hal Leonard Piano Series Now Available In Braille Issue 7
Dancing Dots Technology Issue 7
The GUILD FOR THE BLIND Issue 7
Tack-Tiles Issue 7
"They Shall Have Music" Issue 7
TEN WAYS TO HELP A BLIND MUSICIAN IN BAND/ORCHESTRA by Andrew Meyer Issue 7
"How To Read Braille Music, Second Edition" Issue 7
MENVI Specialists Team Expanded Issue 8
PROBLEMS - SOLUTIONS Issue 8
Guidebook Planned for College Professors Issue 8
BRAILLE LITERACY (Editorial) Issue 8
MegaDots (by Jared Rimer) Issue 8
Braille Music Literacy Is Increasing Issue 9
Music In Schools Issue 9
Internet Access For Braille Literacy Issue 9
Teaching For Tomorrow, Part II Issue 9
PARENTS AND MUSIC TEACHERS, IT'S UP TO YOU!! Issue 9
BASIC EAR TRAINING Issue 9
PREPARATORY THEORY AND RHYTHM Issue 9
Third Annual Membership Meeting Issue 9
List Serve Inquiry Inspires Online Career Discussion Issue 10
Slate and Stylus Don't Toss it Yet! Issue 10
New Curriculum Soon Available Issue 10
MENVI Represented at CTEVH Conference 2001 Issue 11
Technology and Braille Music - a Good Team! Issue 11
New Curriculum For Braille Music Instruction and Reading Just Released Issue 11
Past CTEVH Music Consultant Dies Issue 12
Technology and Braille Music Issue 12
Ideas for Braille Music Educators Issue 12
New Curriculum For Braille Music Instruction and Reading Issue 12
Braille Music Online Issue 13
CTEVH Conference 2002 Issue 13
CSUN Conference on Disabilities, 2001 Issue 13
A Revisitation ... The Literacy Movement What Does Braille Music Have to Do With It? Issue 13
- Special Issue on Resource Teachers, Mainstreaming, and Music Education for Blind Students - Issue 14
Music In Education Issue 14
Resource Teachers - The Music Educator's true "Resource" and More Issue 14
A Few Musical Suggestions for Resource Teachers Issue 14
CTEVH Music Committee: Issue 14
On-line Lists, New MENVI Website, Conference 2003, and lots more on Music in Education for Blind Students Issue 15
ARE THERE TWO MENVI NETWORKS? Issue 15
MENVI LISTS YOU CAN JOIN (by Jared Rimer) Issue 15
MORE ON BRAILLE MUSIC AND COLLEGE EDUCATORS Issue 15
What then can we do to intervene BEFORE the student is doomed to fail? Issue 15
CTEVH CONFERENCE 2003 - CAREER PATHS, AND MUCH MORE! Issue 15
NEW POSTSECONDARY SPECIALIST APPOINTMENT Issue 16
COLLEGE MUSIC PROGRAMS - Are they meeting the needs of our blind and VI students? by Valerie Gaer M.M. Issue 16
INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON MUSIC BRAILLE by Bettye Krolick Issue 16
MENVI WEBSITE WELCOMES ALL! Issue 16
INCREDIBLE "NEW" TECHNOLOGY FOR THE BLIND! Issue 17
THE ART OF MANUAL PRINT-TO-BRAILLE TRANSCRIPTION By Melody Smith Issue 17
SPEAKING OF OCTAVE MARKS Issue 17
MENVI ON LINE Issue 17
DISCUSSIONS LIST Issue 17
SUPPORTING MEMBERS WELCOME! Issue 17
CTEVH CONFERENCE 2004 Issue 17
NEW SUPPORTING MEMBER LIST Issue 18
ONLINE DISCUSSIONS Issue 18
SCCM BRAILLE LIBRARY HAS A NEW HOME! Issue 18
MEMBER ROSTER INFO and PRIVACY Issue 18
LIST DISCUSSION STIRS UPROAR Should blind people teach music? Issue 19
PREPARING BLIND STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS Issue 19
ATTITUDE AND APTITUDE: Preparing Blind Students for Success by Stephanie Pieck Issue 19
NEWS ABOUT SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS Issue 19
SUPPORTING MEMBERSHIP Issue 19
FOR BRAILLE MUSIC EDUCATORS Issue 19
A SUGGESTED ORDER OF NEW SIGNS PRESENTED TO BEGINNERS Issue 19
BRAILLE MUSIC ON LINE Issue 19
NATIONAL BRAILLE CHALLENGE CONSIDERS ADDING BRAILLE MUSIC Issue 19
FORMER NLS MUSIC BRAILLE TRAINING INSTRUCTOR PASSES Issue 20
BLIND EDUCATORS SPEAK OUT Issue 20
REFLECTIONS OF A BLIND EDUCATOR by Alan Daniels Issue 20
TEACHING BECOMES A REALITY by Leslie Kouzes Issue 20
BLIND MUSICIANS AND ORCHESTRAS Issue 20
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM OUR WEBMASTER Issue 20
From the desk of MENVI's Webmaster: February 1, 2005 10:52 am US Pacific time SOME CHANGES AND OPINIONS By Jared Rimer - MENVI Webmaster Issue 20
California State University, Northridge Welcomes Blind Music Majors! Issue 21
DATABASE LIST FOR BRAILLE AND MUSIC MATERIALS CATALOGUES Issue 21
John di Francesco, 1919-2005 A very special Music Braille Library Issue 22
ONLINE FORUM - MUSIC TEXTBOOKS Issue 22
UPDATED MUSIC TRANSCRIBER LIST Issue 22
UPDATED MUSIC EDUCATOR LIST Issue 22
SCCM Braille Music Division Support Services are available for blind students at California State University, Northridge Issue 22
INCLUDING BLIND STUDENTS IN SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAMS By Bill McCann [PART 1] Issue 22
Role of the Vision Teacher Issue 22
Considerations Issue 22
BRAILLE MUSIC: ALIVE AND THRIVING IN THE USA by Karen Gearreald [PART 1] Issue 22
DATABASE LIST FOR BRAILLE AND MUSIC MATERIALS CATALOGUES Issue 22
CONFERENCE REPORTS Issue 22
INCLUDING BLIND STUDENTS IN SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAMS By Bill McCann [PART 2] Issue 23
Common Problems and Challenges Issue 23
BRAILLE MUSIC: ALIVE AND THRIVING IN THE USA by Karen Gearreald [PART 2] Issue 23
BRAILLE AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT By Jared Rimer Issue 24
MUSIC STUDENT'S COLLEGE GUIDE Issue 24
MUSIC LITERACY AND TECHNOLOGY LEADING TO VARIED CAREER OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT Issue 24
California State University, Northridge - Conference on Disabilities March 22, 2006 Issue 24
DATABASE LIST FOR BRAILLE AND MUSIC MATERIALS CATALOGUES Issue 24
MUSIC STUDENT'S COLLEGE GUIDE Issue 25
CSUN PRESENTATION - 2006 CONTINUED Issue 25
MUSIC LITERACY AND TECHNOLOGY LEADING TO VARIED CAREER OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT PART 2 Issue 25
California State University, Northridge - Conference on Disabilities March 22, 2006 Issue 25
Projects Jared is involved in for MENVI by Jared Rimer - [special members' information:] Issue 25
Our Database Work Issue 25
Our Privacy Policy Issue 25
DATABASE LIST FOR BRAILLE AND MUSIC MATERIALS CATALOGUES Issue 25
MUSIC LITERACY AND TECHNOLOGY LEADING TO VARIED CAREER OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT PART 3 - CONCLUSION Issue 26
DATABASE LIST FOR BRAILLE AND MUSIC MATERIALS CATALOGUES Issue 26
CTEVH CONFERENCE REPORT - TEACHER TRAINING Issue 27
NEWS ABOUT SPECIAL PEOPLE An edited reprint: Issue 27
MORE ABOUT SPECIAL PEOPLE Issue 27
MENVI - DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS by Jared Rimer Issue 27
COLLEGE SURVIVAL GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD (Author: "Webmaster & team"). Issue 28
SPEAKING OF HOMEWORK - HOW ABOUT A SHORT LESSON IN MUSIC BRAILLE? Issue 28
NEWS FROM OUR WEBMASTER FOR ONLINE MEMBERS ONLY (Author: Jared Rimer)< Issue 28
COMMON SENSE ... has it gone the way of the cassette? Issue 28
CONCERT FOR MENVI – A GREAT SUCCESS! Issue 29
COLLEGE SURVIVAL GUIDE STILL AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD Issue 29
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT Issue 29
TEACHER TRAINING COURSE Issue 30
NEWS JUST FOR ONLINE MEMBERS (Author: Jared Rimer). Issue 30
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT ... Continued Issue 30
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, STANISLAUS--A ROLE MODEL Issue 30
HIEROGLYPHIC BRAILLE CODE LAUNCHED Issue 31
NEWS JUST FOR ONLINE MEMBERS (Author: Jared Rimer). Issue 31
EXCITING NEW BRAILLE SERVICES! (Author: Lydia Machell). Issue 31
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT … Continued Issue 31
MORE ON “HIEROGLYPHIC” BRAILLE Isue 32
PRESS RELEASE: (Author: Richard Dortch). Issue 32
[Editorial Commentary:] Issue 32
TRIVIA FORUM: Issue 32
EXCITING NEW PRODUCTS Issue 32
High-tech Help for Low Vision Musicians The Lime Lighter from Dancing Dots By Bill McCann Issue 32
FREE STUFF FOR LEARNING! Issue 32
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT … Continued Issue 32
LOOK WHAT’S NEW FOR BRAILLE MUSIC READERS! Issue 32
Online news for News Journal 32 By Jared Rimer Issue 32
MENVI ADVISORY COMMITTEE Issue 32
REPRODUCING MUSIC FOR BRAILLE TRANSCRIPTION by Andrew English Issue 33
[Editorial Commentary:] Issue 33
TRIVIA FORUM: Issue 33
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT … Continued Issue 33
The Lime Lighter from Dancing Dots Issue 33
New Materials for Music Readers and Teachers Issue 33
Important Information for Blind Music Majors Issue 33
Reflections and Advice from a Music Student By Kelsey Nicolay Issue 34
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT … Continued Issue 34
What’s New at MENVI Web Services? By Jared Rimer Issue 34
- Bettye Krolick – Celebrating her Life; more on teaching piano braille - Issue 35
TEACHING EARLY PIANO FORMATS TO A BLIND STUDENT … Continued Issue 35
Journal Articles Listing Project Issue 36
Journals to go to Three Times a Year Issue 36
Music Camps and Summer Programs, Compiled by David Goldstein Issue 36
Ensemble Music with Group Teaching Issue 36
Dedicated to Bettye Krolick Issue 36
TEACHERS, TRANSCRIBERS, & MUSIC READERS’ COLUMN Issue 37
Helpful hints for music transcribers Issue 37
MUSIC TOUCH from DANCING DOTS Issue 37
New Tool for Braille Music Literacy Issue 37
PROBLEM SOLVING BY OUR MEMBERS Issue 37
WORRIED READERS COLUMN Issue 37
2084 by George Oh’Well Issue 37

That completes the listing of articles from the newsletters and journals. return home and thanks for visiting!

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