Composition archive

Noteflight Feature: Will’s Journey From Beginning to Berklee

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Nothing is more rewarding for us at Noteflight than hearing about how our software has helped people learn and pursue careers in music. In this feature, we hear from William Wyant, a long time Noteflight member who used Noteflight to pursue his passion for music and compose the pieces that helped him get into the […]

Middle School Students Use Noteflight To Place In Statewide Competition

Students win statewide competition

We are extremely proud to feature two exceptional young students and Noteflight Learn users who placed in the Wisconsin School Music Association’s annual statewide Student Composition Project. WSMA describes the project as “a program at the heart of creativity, encouraging young musicians to artistically take what they are learning in music education and apply it […]

Free Webinar: What can Noteflight Premium do for you?

Noteflight Premium is ideal for any level of composer and offers many features you may not know about. This free webinar provided a detailed overview of all Noteflight Premium features, including premium instruments, live audio recording, media sync, individual sharing and groups. To purchase or start a free trial of Noteflight Premium, please visit Noteflight.com/premium. View […]

KHS America and Noteflight Announce New Contest with Presidio Brass

KHS America, Presidio Brass, and Noteflight are sponsoring a new composition contest for high school band and orchestra students. Students will submit original brass quintet works composed using Noteflight and the contest winner will have Presidio Brass come do a masterclass and premier the work at their high school. The winning composer will also win […]

Noteflight Supports American Composers Forum NextNotes High School Composition Awards Program

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Noteflight is proud to partner with the American Composers Forum to support their NextNotes High School Composition Awards. NextNotes is a national program designed to nurture the next generation of creative voices in music composition – in any genre! Students in grades 9-12 are invited to apply with a single composition in any genre or […]

Noteflight ‘One Man Band’ Contest Winners

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We are pleased to announce the winners of our One Man Band Contest! For this contest, we invited composers to participate by writing or arranging a duet or trio and recording themselves playing each part using Noteflight’s Live Audio Recording feature. The voting was in the hands of the Noteflight community where members voted for […]

Behind the Notation: Instrument Transposition

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While using Noteflight, perhaps you have wondered: “why can’t I make the key signature different in my clarinet part?” Or perhaps you clicked “Add Part” or “Change Instrument” in the Staff menu, and you wondered about the popup window that appears, with its three options: Instrument key, Instrument octave, and Score octave. This article explores […]

Noteflight Inspires Music Education from High School through College

Stephanie Noteflight Story

At Noteflight, we love the opportunity to hear how our software has been instrumental (pun intended) in one of our users’ musical development. Stephanie Evans is a prime example of how a little inspiration can lead to a great musical journey with Noteflight. Stephanie’s Story Initially, I started using Noteflight when I was a freshman […]

Playing Techniques and How to Write Them, Part 2: Percussion

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The world of percussion is vast and varied: any sound-producing object, hit with any other object, can be called percussion. Percussion lends itself to alternate playing techniques: there are usually several ways to hit a percussion instrument to make it sound good in different ways. We provide some of the most common instruments and their […]