Noteflight partners with Charms to offer on-line music notation

Two innovators in online music education announce a convenient, integrated offering for school programs everywhere

April 16, 2012 Cambridge, MA — Noteflight, LLC (, developer of innovative online music notation software, today announced its partnership with Dorian Business Systems, Inc, the developer of the Charms Office Assistant which provides K-12 schools and universities with a comprehensive, web-based music program management application. Noteflight for Charms will be made available as an optional purchase from within the Charms dashboard to allow teachers and students to take advantage of Noteflight’s musical score creation and sharing program. With a click of a button, schools will be able to select Noteflight and have it integrated with Charms, providing teachers and students with convenient single-sign on access to both applications.

For only $175 per year, Noteflight for Charms will provide Charms members with their own private Noteflight site. Noteflight is ideal for creating and sharing musical scores in a community setting, such as a band, choir, orchestra or any other ensemble. Students are able to create their own solos, contribute warm up exercises and easily gain access to practice materials. Teachers and band leaders can broadcast parts to their private Noteflight community and provide direction and feedback to band members. Noteflight for Charms will be made available among Charm’s existing offerings that include financial management, fundraising, asset management, grade book and parent communication tools. Teachers will be able to experience Noteflight prior to purchase.

“Noteflight’s vision of web-based music notation, combined with its support for music educators, made Noteflight a clear add-on for Charms customers.” said Michael Baker, Founder and CEO of Dorian Business Systems, Inc. “Charms and Noteflight were both founded on the notion of access to music instruction and program resources at any time, from any place via the web, and our partnership is based on this shared principle.”

Noteflight Founder and CEO Joe Berkovitz added: “Noteflight is always looking for ways to bring our music notation technology to teachers and students. Charms is a perfect channel in this way: it’s very popular with teachers and it has a powerful set of web-based tools for music programs. Together, the two products support musical creativity and ease of administration in a simple way that makes good sense. We are thrilled to be working with an industry leader like Charms.”

In addition to Noteflight for Charms, Noteflight offers cloud-based music notation software to individuals, K-12 music teachers, university level music educators and has licensed its viewer technology to leading global music companies, including sheet music publishers and digital content distributors.

In addition to Charms, Dorian Business Systems, Inc. offers web-based contest management software for state and regional organizations such as the Texas University Interscholastic League, and the Connecticut and Illinois Music Educators Associations.

About Noteflight
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Noteflight, LLC. is dedicated to reinventing the way people create, share, and use written music. Noteflight allows users to take advantage of the full power of the Web to edit, display, and play back music notation in a standard web browser and is integrated with an online library of musical scores from which anyone can publish, link to, or embed their compositions. Noteflight Publishing Server allows music businesses to manage large, scalable cloud-based repositories of sheet music that can be customized for any device on the fly. For more information, visit

Noteflight Press Contact: Joe Berkovitz,, (978) 314-6271.

About Charms
The Charms Office Assistant is a product of Dorian Business Systems, Inc., the leading provider of web-based management software to schools and state festivals. Founded in 2001, Charms has grown to encompass financial management for trips, fundraisers and other payments, asset management for libraries, uniforms and inventory, parent communication through tools such as built-in texting, phone messaging, emailing and chat and assessment with our gradebook and web-based recording studio. Dorian Business Systems, Inc. is located in Rowlett, TX, a suburb of Dallas. For more information about Charms, please visit

Press Contact: Paul Brown,, (214) 556-1912