Featured Users archive

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. […]

Teacher Profile: Sloan Williams at Paul L. Dunbar School

Sloan Williams teaches music at Paul L. Dunbar School (K-8) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He and his students were finalists in Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow contest STEM competition in 2014, and received support via a donorschoose.org campaign. Sloan has been teaching music in Connecticut since 1979 and has received several awards and honors for his teaching. […]

Teaching Within A Noteflight Community: One Educator’s View

In this article I’ll explore a Noteflight Classroom site, currently in use at a real school. I think it’s always valuable to share real-world stories of how technology can serve educators and students. Although I’ll be discussing a high school, nearly all of the features are equally useful in college and university settings. For practical […]

User Profile: Ann Gauger, Scientist and Composer

Ann has become an important part of our Noteflight creative community, both musically and in the relationships she has formed with other users. She is an accomplished scientist who studied music early in life, and came back to composing when she discovered Noteflight in 2013. Tell us about your personal and musical background. I first […]

User Profile: Aaron Ishibashi, our Video Game Music Contest Winner

We asked the winner of our recent Video Game Music composition contest, Aaron Ishibashi, to talk with us about his musical background, inspirations, and how he came to write such a cool piece talk. Hear his entry, along with the two runners-up, in this edition of Notes. Noteflight Robin: What was your earliest musical memory? […]

An Interview with Doug DeAngelis, Professional Composer

With the A3E conference in Boston this year – and our own Joe Berkovitz highlighted as a speaker on the future of web audio, we decided to sit down with Conference Chairman, Doug DeAngelis to talk about his experience as a composer and how he views the role of technology in his work. What makes […]

Interview with Jena Root: Using Noteflight in College Theory and Pedagogy

Jena Root is Associate Professor and Music Theory Coordinator for the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University. She has also taught at St. Olaf College, Syracuse University, the National University of Singapore, and Shenandoah Conservatory. She is the Author of Applied Music Fundamentals, published by Oxford University Press (more info below). Robin McClellan […]