Ryan Blauvelt archive

Noteflight and Soundtrap Make Music Creation Easy

Noteflight and Soundtrap, the leaders in online collaborative music software, now seamlessly integrate for easy MIDI file export between programs. This makes music creation with both notation and a digital audio workstation (DAW) easier than ever! Best of all, both Noteflight and Soundtrap are web-based and work on any device, so your music is always […]

7 Lesson Ideas Using Noteflight Learn Content Libraries

The Noteflight Learn content libraries are amazing resources for any classroom. The included Noteflight Learn library is a goldmine of public domain music scores and free exercises on melodies, chorales, scales, sight reading, theory, and composition. You can also subscribe to libraries of notable published music for only $5 per user, per year. The content libraries provide ready-made resources for learning […]

Noteflight Commission Contest Adds New Repertoire

We received over 130 entries for the Violet Commission Contest, a partnership between Violet and Noteflight. Contestants created music for a specific ensemble while filling a repertoire void for a unique combination of instruments: clarinet and viola. Choosing the winner was extremely difficult as there were lots of quality pieces. Because there were so many amazing entries, Violet is […]

Noteflight Commission Contest Winner Announced

We are pleased to announce the winner of our Violet Commission Contest, Thomas Johansson! After multiple rounds of adjudication Dr. Katrin Meidell and Dr. Elizabeth Crawford of Violet selected Tranquil Awakening, stating “when we first listened to the midi realization of Thomas Johansson’s Tranquil Awakening, we were struck by the beauty of the duet. When we […]