Hello everyone! We are Lichen Zha and Niklas Björklund, 2 master students in electronic engineering at Group T (KU Leuven). Both of us are passionate about music. After years of learning and gaining experience in music, we are now curious about the education process of music, especially music instruments. We are eager to find ways to help beginners to step into the music world more easily and to help musicians of all levels to improve their skills.
For our master’s thesis we will therefore develop a “Virtual Music Teacher” (VMT). Basically this is a tool that analyses a piece of music played by the student and compares it with a previously input MIDI file, providing the student with useful feedback.
This concept isn’t 100% new; applications and games to improve a musician’s skill exist already, but our aim is to take it a step further and make the learning process as efficient and as pleasant as possible.
We also want your voice on the articles and issues that we will present to you via this blog. Your opinion is very important for us to draw inspiration from and to have crazy ideas. So feel free to leave comments! 🙂