Composition archive

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 […]

Berklee Songwriting Contest

Noteflight and Berklee collaborated on a songwriting contest. We invited anyone over the age of 13 to submit their best melody, lyrics, and chords for a chance to win a lesson with a Berklee faculty member, enrollment in any Berklee Online Songwriting Course, and have their song digitally published by Hal Leonard Corporation. Good luck! […]

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 […]

Noteflight Adds Independent System Breaks for Parts

Noteflight now offers independent system breaks for parts, allowing users to apply part formatting options that are separate from the score. This is great for making all parts look clean and easy-to-read for performers! How it works: 1. By default, the “use system breaks from score” option in the Score Settings menu for Parts is […]

Noteflight Announces First Commission Contest

We are excited to announce our first ever Commission Contest, where users will compose for a specific ensemble and help create valuable repertoire for a unique combination of instruments. Meet Violet, a duo of Viola (Dr. Katrin Meidell) and Clarinet (Dr. Elizabeth Crawford). This beautiful combination of instruments allows for a large range of compositional […]

Noteflight Free Online Composer’s Workshop

Noteflight is partnering with the $99 Orchestra and professional composers from around the world to offer a Free Online Composer’s Workshop! Six world-class composers will share their experiences and demonstrate the fundamental skills needed to write a piece of music, then Noteflight users will interact and share music with others inside a private Noteflight Group […]