Composition archive

Featured Composer and Piece: Danielle Williams, What We Will Be.

Noteflight and El Sistema USA

We sponsored El Sistema USA’s National Symposium & Seminario. We chat with Danielle Williams about her featured work available on Noteflight.

Using Noteflight For Learning & Teaching Guitar by Ellie Mckinsey

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As a guitar teacher for kids aged 6-10, one of the biggest challenges I’ve faced is the steep learning curve presented by traditional notation. It’s no secret that learning to read music is like learning an entirely new language, and for children, that whole process is about 10x harder. Noteflight Learn totally changes that! Yes, […]

Noteflight Learn and SoundCheck Review by Eric Posner

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Eric Posner, Atholton High School Director of Bands, has been using Noteflight Learn and SoundCheck™  with his students this fall and was even able to help beta test in the summer. Continue reading below for Eric’s first-hand review on how Noteflight Learn and SoundCheck works for him and his students and how it could work […]

SoundCheck Check One Two

We are so excited to provide SoundCheck™, powered by MatchMySound™, in Noteflight Learn! This proven solution for performance assessment is available for use with any Noteflight Learn score, and provides ratings and feedback for pitch, rhythm, and intonation – which can be used for assessment. With SoundCheck, all Content Library scores can be used instantly, and […]

Jim Papoulis Songwriting Workshop

Composer and inspirational teacher, Jim Papoulis, draws from his many experiences of working with young people in song writing workshops to present this new curriculum for remote teaching and learning. This fully-outlined teaching curriculum, detailing each phase of the process of creating a song together, includes song writing templates with full audio files and Noteflight […]

El Sistema USA Call for Composition Contest Winners

El Sistema

We’re excited to announce the winners of our El Sistema USA call for compositions contest! For this contest, we asked Noteflight members to compose original music or arrange any public domain work for the chance to win amazing prizes provided by Yeti Studio, iLoud, and of course Noteflight! With your submissions, we were able to […]

Putting Students into Compositions: Tips for Utilizing SEL in Composition Activities

Music education has changed in a heartbeat (for now). We have moved from a largely ensemble-based (band, choir, and orchestra) way of teaching music, to one that is online and independent (until the COVID-19 disruption passes). Some teachers use composition regularly, while some are having to use this important musical skill as a new means […]

Noteflight and El Sistema USA Call for Compositions

El Sistema

We’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with El Sistema USA to bring you a brand new call for compositions and contest!  El Sistema USA’s mission is to support and grow a nationwide movement of programs inspired by El Sistema to effect social change through music for children who experience access barriers at the highest level. […]