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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: Lyrics

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Are you the kind of person who mainly remembers the lyrics of a song, or do you remember the tune more readily? Or both equally? This article will be of special interest to the “lyrics-oriented” among you, but it’s important for anyone writing down music with words, whether it’s bluegrass, opera, choral music, or Indonesian pop. […]

Behind the Notation: Chord Symbols

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This Behind the Notation series focuses on a topic close to the hearts of anyone who likes chords (and that’s everyone, right?). Usually placed above the staff or a set of lyrics, chord symbols are an entire musical language unto themselves. Independent from staff notation but also an important extension of it, chord symbols are […]

Online Masterclass with Acclaimed Video Game Composer Chance Thomas

Noteflight will offer a free, live, online masterclass with award-winning video game and film composer Chance Thomas. Chance Thomas is a composer whose music has underscored blockbuster commercial success and critical acclaim, including an “Oscar”, an “Emmy”, several G.A.N.G. Awards, and billions of dollars in video game and film sales worldwide. He has been at the […]

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 Learn site, in use at a school in New York City. 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 elementary grades and college and university […]

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? […]

User Profile: Vladimir Zakharov

Vladimir has been a regular presence on Noteflight for as long as we can remember. We invited him to share a bit more about his background and to talk about his passion for heavy metal music and how Notelfight helps him unlock his creativity. Noteflight Robin: Tell us about your background. Vladimir: I am from […]