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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 […]

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 Learn for Every Student (Video)

Hosted Tuesday, May 16th and featuring special guest Roger Emerson, this free webinar demonstrated the benefits of teaching music using Noteflight Learn with all students. Noteflight Learn gives teachers and students abilities to create and share unlimited musical scores and lessons, audio record performances, and access hundreds of included digital scores or purchase subscriptions to […]

Free Berklee Songwriting Online Masterclass

Noteflight and Berklee College of Music partnered to provide a free online masterclass for songwriting! Hosted by Associate Professor Melissa Ferrick, this 1-hour presentation provided valuable information on songwriting for both beginners and professionals.   Berklee Songwriting Online Masterclass Recording   Presenter Bio Ms. Ferrick is currently an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music, […]

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 Combines Instrument Sounds, Audio Recording, and Synced Media

Noteflight now combines the included Noteflight instrument sounds with live audio recording and synced media. This allows Noteflight Premium and Noteflight Learn users to enjoy even more functionality in using the audio mixer to customize playback. This feature has many great uses, including: Adding Noteflight instruments to the audio of a YouTube video, hearing recorded tracks playback […]

Noteflight Adds Above Staff Direction Default

Noteflight now defaults dynamic markings, including crescendo/decrescendo lines, to display above the staff for vocal parts and avoid clutter with lyrics. This is the preferred default setting for vocalists and we have added this as an option for all staves. How It Works There is a new checkbox option in the add/change instrument dialogue box to […]

Noteflight Learn Content Libraries

Noteflight Learn now includes hundreds of professionally engraved digital scores, expanding each Noteflight Learn site into a rich library of educational materials along with a powerful web-based notation editor with recording and assessment tools for all users. This makes Noteflight Learn the ideal platform for teaching composition, creating music theory lessons, listening to and recording […]