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
How-to articles for Music Arrangers
Here are our how-to articles for music arrangers!
We published a guest post on the Finale Blog documenting our experience using Finale's features enabling the use of Default Files, Templates and Document Styles. We find these aspects of Finale very helpful in developing a "house style," with chords … [Read more...] about Article on the Finale Blog – Default Files, Document Styles, and Templates: Making Finale Work Your Way
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
We're offering a Complete Online Course in Finale Visit our new Finale Training Site for details about the course - or use the form at the bottom to book a One-to-One session immediately. Screen Share Support Finale can be complicated and frustrating. … [Read more...] about Finale Training | Tutoring | Screen Share