Katie Wardrobe is the founder and director of Midnight Music, a thriving service which helps music educators integrate technology into their teaching. She tells us all about how she uses music notation software and many other tools to achieve results.
Jason Wick, MakeMusic’s senior manager for Finale, discusses the product’s development and the new features that are in version 27 of the software.
On this second part of a two-part interview with top orchestrator and arranger Dave Metzger, we learn more about his work on “Frozen”, how to get from a MIDI mockup in a sequencer to a notated score, and get a tour of Dave’s tech.
Composer Jessie Montgomery interweaves classical music with vernacular songs, improvisation, and language, presenting exciting challenges for a music copyist or engraver. Here are some of those challenges and how the results were achieved.
Dave Metzger is one of Hollywood and Broadway’s most accomplished orchestrators and arrangers. On this first of a two-part interview, we discuss his career philosophy and approach to orchestration, and its fundamental relationship to music notation.
Whether you give it a fleeting glance or you’ve eagerly read every last word, documentation is a vital component of music notation software. Lillie Harris, Dorico’s documentation writer, discusses its significance and her personal approach to the task.
You might know Bob Zawalich’s work from using any of his hundreds of Sibelius plug-ins, or from his Scoring Notes blog posts, or even from hearing about him on this podcast. But do you know the man behind the code?
If you’ve ever needed to open a music notation file in a different program, you’ve relied on MusicXML to do it. Michael Good invented this now-ubiquitous established format two decades ago, and we find out how it happened.
Millions of people sing from church hymnals each week — and that means they’re reading music notation. Dan Kreider is an expert in achieving harmony by marrying sacred music with sublime technology.
Nicole Jordan, the principal librarian of the Philadelphia Orchestra, makes sure that the right piece of music is with the right person at the right time — and music notation software was crucial in helping her nail the biggest audition of her career.