We wrote a guest post for the "Of Note" blog - "Restore Finale Customizations After Upgrade" Having upgraded from Finale 25 to 26 to take advantage of many improvements in application stability, speed, graphics performance, and articulation handling, … [Read more...] about New Post Published – How To Restore Finale Customizations after Upgrade
How-to articles for Music Arrangers
Here are our how-to articles for music arrangers!
If you're struggling to learn Finale music notation software, or are under deadline confronting an issue that has you stumped, we can help. We do screen share tutorial, lessons and consultation. Rather than spending hours Googling to find your answer … [Read more...] about Live Help for Finale Software | Screen Share | Tutorial
A Musical vision is a powerful thing, especially when combined with passion and determination. If you’re hearing the songs and seeing the production in your mind, you’re well on your way to creating a Musical Theater Play. The process of getting your … [Read more...] about Preparing Music for Broadway and Musical Theater – Advice for Composers and Songwriters
Composer Mark Lucas sent a recording to us, wanting to hear it arranged for orchestra. The song, sung rubato in wordless melody over strummed guitar accompaniment, showed terrific pitch and heartfelt emotion. It’s a work of passion, as you can hear … [Read more...] about Orchestral Arranging Case Study
We heard from David Di Salvo, representing the Milpitas, CA Community Concert Band, with an offer of commission to do an arrangement of "Hot Cross Buns" as a piece within a food-themed program. In response to his request for some program notes regarding … [Read more...] about Concert Band Arranging Case Study