Outfitting my iPad for rehearsals and performance

Posted: May 26, 2012 in accessories, apps, folders & cases, forScore, iPad, performance, rehearsal, screen protector, stylus, tablet

Here’s how I’ve outfitted my iPad for rehearsals and performance:

Photo of iPad and accessories

  • iPad 3
  • Inexpensive black silicone skin (about $5 on Amazon)
  • Power Support HD Anti-Glare Film (to cut the glare from stage lighting)
  • Adonit Jot Pro stylus
  • forScore PDF music reader app
  • Black iPad hand strap that I made myself
  • Screen cleaning cloth (this one came with my eyeglasses)
  • Red cosmetics bag that I found at the thrift store for $4 – it happens to be iPad-sized and has a nice side pocket for storing the accessories above as well as useful little singer things like throat lozenges and breath mints

Detailed equipment reviews to come…

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