Adrian Holovaty talks about Soundslice’s new capability to read music notation from an image and use machine learning to improve results over time, with the goal of revolutionizing the process.
Black Friday is when retailers and consumers meet in the happy place of sales and specials. But it can also be an opportunity to acquire new skills using products and services that will benefit you all year round.
Melissa Smey, the executive director of Miller Theatre at Columbia University, talks with us about her vast experience presenting new music, working with composers, performers, and the community in her “commission mission”.
To celebrate Halloween, we’re looking at scary things we see in the music notation software and score preparation process, and see if we can sweeten the experience with some tricks and treats.
In recognition of the new edition of “Rodeo”, we present a 1970 interview Aaron Copland gave to John Downey at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee about his works, his career, and the future of music.
If you work with opera, music notation software will help manage the genre’s large forces, multiple sections, revisions, piano reductions, and more. Joshua Luty, librarian for the Houston Grand Opera and member of the MOLA Technology Committee, talks about the mix of timeless traditions and new tech that go into preparing opera.
Garrett Breeze, host of the podcast Selling Sheet Music, interviews Scoring Notes podcast co-host Philip Rothman about the art and the business of getting scores from your head to the music stand and the notation software that helps you do it.
What you need to know about the latest updates to Dorico, Sibelius, Finale, and MuseScore, and what to look forward to in future releases.
Tim Davies, a self-described “arranger that fell into orchestrating”, talks about how his musical curiosity, relentless practicality — and no shortage of keyboard macros — helped him become one of the most sought-after pros in the music business.
Nicole Jordan, principal librarian of the Philadelphia Orchestra, visits with us at the conclusion of the successful 2022 MOLA Conference, hosted by her hometown orchestra.