One of the first videoconferencing platforms built from the ground up specifically for music lessons and performance, ROLL has the potential to change the way we do business. Mike explains the philosophy behind his software and describes the many features that differentiate it from competitors such as Zoom, FaceTime, and Skype.

[Season 1 Episode 3]

0:00:00 – Intro
0:01:56 Building Rock Out Loud Live
0:02:56 Launch of Rock Out Loud Live
0:04:00 Rock Out Loud Studio as Music Studios
0:05:57 Foreseeing the Future: Virtual Music Lessons
0:08:35 Rock Out Loud Live (ROLL) vs. Zoom
0:09:55 Direct Communications between Teacher and Student
0:11:22 ROLL Unique Feature1: Uploading PDF Sheetmusic in Real Time
0:13:08 ROLL Unique Feature2: Downloading Over 1.8 Million Songs
0:13:27 ROLL Unique Feature 3: Simple to Use for All!
0:14:24 ROLL New Feature Coming Up Soon: ROLL Whiteboard: Score Sharing and Annotating
0:16:25 “Playing Duets on ROLL”–EAR Technology
0:17:13 Peer to Peer connection
0:18:44 E2E RTT

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The goals of The Piano Pod are to examine the traditions of the piano and help expand what it is capable of in the modern era. To this end, each month we interview a guest speaker who has been breaking exciting new ground in the industry.

In case you missed the first episode of TPP, Dr. Jon Skidmore–Psychologist and Performance Coach, you can catch up HERE:
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In case you missed the second episode of TPP, Vera Anselmo: How a Russian Pianist Developed One of NYC’s Most Successful Non-Profits, you can catch up HERE: