Noteflight Announcements – August 2014

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest and A3E present: Innovators in Music

Take advantage of this special opportunity for performing songwriters and composers utilizing new technology. If you make your music using new instruments, touch screens or apps, this contest is for you! One winner will receive a performance slot at the upcoming A3E conference, a prize package from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and will have the chance to meet with notable developers, artists and leaders involved in the future of audio. Special guest judges include select members of the Advisory Board from A3E.


• Contest Open: 8/18 – 9/8
• Winner Announcement: 9/16
• A3E Dates: 9/23 – 9/24

Location Hynes Convention Center – Boston, MA

Entry platform Sonicbids

Entry fee $30 inclusive of Session II, 2014 entry. All entry fees from the JLSC help support the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. All entries will receive a FREE A3E 2 Day Guest Pass.


• Performance slot at the A3E event
• Complimentary A3E P2 Production + Performance Conference Pass
• Audio-Technica AT2020USB+ Studio Mic
• Neutrik custom John Lennon Educational Tour Bus cable
• IK Multimedia iRig MIC HD
• Plus more prizing TBD

Promotional Opportunities

• A3E Industry Outlets and A3E web site including a dedicated Press Release
• Judging by A3E Advisory Board and Industry Luminaries
• Audio-Technica
• Berklee College of Music
• John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
• John Lennon Songwriting Contest
• MASS Electronic Dance Music Community
• Neutrik
• Sonicbids

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MusicFirst Launches its Revolutionary Online Music Classroom
Noteflight partner, MusicFirst has just launched its new Online Classroom, a ground-breaking platform created specifically for teaching music. As a cloud-based service, students and teachers can access the Online Classroom anywhere, anytime using an internet enabled device. The platform features built-in testing and assessment tools, access to hundreds of online standards-based lesson plans and accompanying multi-media materials, plus classroom management tools and more, and can be accessed for as little as $2 per student per year. An integrated suite of software tools includes Noteflight. The MusicFirst online classroom utilizes custom patent pending technology to give students and teachers a unique, well-thought-out and robust music education experience. Click here to find out more or schedule a demonstration.

New from our Friends at Breezin’ Thru Theory…
Breezin’ Thru Composing (BTC) is the newest product, for Grades 5-12, from the developers behind Breezin’ Thru Theory. BTC was created to change the way kids and teachers interact and create music. Students can learn and compose straight from their iPads, computers or smart phones; engaging students on their level – just like Noteflight!

Working together in harmony, BTC and Noteflight make composing a breeze. Breezin’ Thru Composing provides engaging interactive lessons and videos that include demonstrations using Noteflight. Breezin’ Thru Composing encourages all levels of students to express themselves through music.

To learn more about Breezin’ Thru Composing, and see why BTC was awarded “Best Tools for Schools” for 2014, check out the BTC website here