MOLA morsels: Conversations from the 2024 conference

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One of the great pleasures of attending a gathering like the 2024 MOLA Conference is the opportunity to personally connect with as many of the interesting people in attendance as possible.

Enjoy these discussions from MOLA, along with an excerpt from the opening tech fair session, “Putting Technology into Practice in the Music Library”.

Welcome!

An introduction to the 2024 MOLA Conference and Tech Fair in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Putting Technology Into Practice in the Music Library

We have all experienced challenges when integrating technology into our workflows, but we have all come up with effective and innovative solutions, too! At the 2024 MOLA Conference and Tech Fair, Joshua Luty and David MacDonald offer their insights and perspectives based on questions submitted from the audience. (Excerpt)

 

Notion’s Chris Swaffer

At the 2024 MOLA Conference and Tech Fair, Fender’s Chris Swaffer, product manager for Notion, tells us about recent product development and the importance of hearing from performance librarians.

 

Avid’s Justin Tokke, product designer for Sibelius

At the 2024 MOLA Conference, Avid’s Justin Tokke, product designer for Sibelius, talks about the company’s presence at MOLA for the first time and the enthusiastic response from librarians, publishers, and other people in the music notation community that rely on the application, the benefit of personal interaction with Sibelius’s users, and recent updates.

 

Steinberg’s John Barron, product specialist for Dorico

At the 2024 MOLA Conference, Steinberg’s John Barron, product specialist for Dorico, joins us to reflect on the appeal of Dorico’s features to the librarian community, and to share a unique composition he created especially for MOLA.

 

The Cleveland Orchestra’s Michael Ferraguto

At the 2024 MOLA Conference, Michael Ferraguto, head librarian of The Cleveland Orchestra, talks about his orchestra’s role in hosting the conference and the technology that drives music creation, from the past to the present.

 

Alastair McKean, MOLA President 2023-2024

At the 2024 MOLA Conference, Alastair McKean, MOLA President 2023-2024 and head of library services at the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, reflects on the past year and the culmination of many efforts in a successful gathering of the performance librarian community.

Conference and Tech Fair Wrap-up

David MacDonald and Philip Rothman recap the 2024 MOLA Conference from Cleveland, with a summary of the tech fair and the rest of the event: from the intricacies of percussion setup to licensing, copyright, and commissioning agreements, and much more.

More coverage

See more coverage from the 2024 MOLA Conference and Tech Fair.

Comments

  1. Mark Cavanaugh

    So where is Notion 7?

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