Contests archive

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 […]

Noteflight Video Game Scoring Contest

If you have dreams of composing music for video games, here’s your big opportunity! Noteflight is pleased to announce the 2016 “Video Game Scoring Contest”, where one lucky winner will have their score professionally recorded by an orchestra and included in the upcoming video game release from Missing Link Games and Squishy Games: Rogue Invader. Submissions […]

A Cappella Contest Winner

We received a huge number of high-quality submissions — we were blown away by the talent out there in the Noteflight community. The approaches and styles ranged widely and the arrangers demonstrated amazing imagination and a cappella energy! Our judges Deke Sharon and Roger Emerson carefully considered each submission, and they have selected the winner. […]

A Cappella Noteflight Contest: Top 100 Arrangement!

Noteflight’s exciting series of composition contests moves into a new arena with our first ever A Cappella Contest! Premium or School users can choose from eight of the hottest top songs to arrange for a cappella voices. The winning score will be published by Hal Leonard, and the winner will also receive an exciting audio […]

Big Band Jazz Composition Contest Winners!

Our judges have listened carefully to each submission, and they have selected the grand prize winner: Haley Woodrow, and two runners-up: Anthony Branca and Colby Barham. Congratulations to these fine composers, and a big thank you to everyone who participated! As with our Video Game Music contest, we were amazed — but not surprised — […]

Summer Composition Contest: Workout Music!

Our exciting series of composition contests will continue this fall. But instead of leaving you with a bleak, contest-free summer, we decided to offer something light-hearted as a break from our more serious-minded competitions. It’s a little-known fact that every afternoon, we here at Noteflight engage in a healthy ritual known as the “Seven-minute workout.” […]