Composition archive

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. […]

Noteflight Marketplace Arrangement Winners!

Noteflight Arrangement Contest

We’re so excited to announce the four winners in our Noteflight Marketplace Arrangement Contest! For this contest, we asked Noteflight members to arrange a copyrighted work for the chance to win amazing prizes provided by Samson and PreSonus. Continue reading to meet our winners, learn how they created their scores, and purchase their winning arrangements! […]

Winning Arrangement at the National A Cappella Convention

Sam Baker

We are so excited to announce the winner of the Noteflight Marketplace competition, held at the National A cappella Convention (NACC) in April, for best a cappella arrangement.

Composing For Any Instrument in Noteflight Premium

Customize Any Instrument in Noteflight Premium

While Noteflight Basic provides a robust set of instruments, Noteflight Premium offers even more with a full array of 85+ high-quality instruments. If you still do not have the instrument needed for your composition, you can use an instrument sound to create your own instrument by modifying the name and transposition of one of our […]

Making Worksheets in Noteflight Learn

Noteflight Learn allows teachers to easily create assignments for students to complete, and Noteflight has several features for formatting worksheets, giving instructions, and providing feedback. Here are a few tips and tricks for getting the most out of your digital student worksheets: Using Text and Comments1. Start With a Text Prompt. The Text Prompt feature […]

Noteflight Public Domain Arrangement Contest Song List

This list contains 100+ public domain song options that can be used in the Noteflight Public Domain Arrangement Contest. You are welcome to use another song, and you are solely responsible for researching the work to ensure it is in the public domain. Start your arrangement today! Song Title Composer Name A Mighty Fortress Is […]