A Revolution and Turning of the Tide – Music Creation is Changing for the Better With StaffPad for iOS!

Well, it’s happening…. the tide is changing, the revolution is coming. Users are demanding more. Developers are pushing the envelope. Apple is giving us better and more powerful tools. Us users are longing for that next great tool that will inspire us to create like never before. Developers are finding ways to give us those tools because Apple and technology has gotten to a point … Continue reading A Revolution and Turning of the Tide – Music Creation is Changing for the Better With StaffPad for iOS!

Using Notion in place of non-available Musicians!

I have been an extremely busy bee the past couple months working hard on a project here at the school. I’d like to share just a bit. I’ve learned a ton about using Notion software, by PreSonus, to fill in for musicians that just are not available. You see we are a small school district with limited funds and limited access to amazing musicians who … Continue reading Using Notion in place of non-available Musicians!

Importing Instrumental Parts Scanned In NotateMe Into Notion Using Just an iPad – Tutorial

Most teachers use their summer time as a chance to rejuvenate and relax while at the same time planning and preparing for the upcoming school year. As a music teacher who likes to take advantage of the technology available to us today, I am deep into the prep work for my fall Marching Band Show. Currently I am working on the music. I wanted to … Continue reading Importing Instrumental Parts Scanned In NotateMe Into Notion Using Just an iPad – Tutorial

Creating Music Notation on an iPad

+  = AMAZING Ever run into the scenario where you pull out a piece of music that you really want to perform for your next concert only to find out that the keyboard part has been lost? Ever have a budding young bass guitarist who is learning how to read notes and play that bass but you know that if you handed her tabs to go … Continue reading Creating Music Notation on an iPad

Symphony for iPhone – Free! Music Notation App for the palm of your hand!

OK People! This is a no brainer! There are a couple of music notation apps available for iPad currently. One of the main choices for anyone seriously looking for a great app has been Symphony Pro by Xenon Labs, LLC. This app has been out for a while now and has matured into a wonderful way to work. Now Xenon has released Symphony for iPhone  (normally $4.99 … Continue reading Symphony for iPhone – Free! Music Notation App for the palm of your hand!

New Notation App (If you like Tabs) – Tabular Mobile

Not sure if I missed this because I am not really a guitar and tabs person or if it just needs more publicity but the end of April a new app was released that is pretty awesome! Chromatic Labs has developed Tabular Mobile: A modern tablature editor for Mac OSX and iPad and I’m here to tell that it works very well, is easy to … Continue reading New Notation App (If you like Tabs) – Tabular Mobile

Music Notation on the iPad – SymphonyPro Updated!

There are only a handful of apps on the iPad that are actually useful for music notation on the iPad. Tonight that list grows by one.      SymphonyPro has been updated to a version that is actually useable! I have really wanted this app to be useable ever since it came out but every time I have tried it in the past there have … Continue reading Music Notation on the iPad – SymphonyPro Updated!

Very Exciting Prospects in iPad Music Notation

I was contacted by developer about their app Symphonix Evolution. This is one more app entry into the music notation category. This app does something new that I have been waiting for in a music notation app. It allows me to hit the record button, play the keyboard and then I get music notation! This is the really exciting news! I’ve been waiting for this … Continue reading Very Exciting Prospects in iPad Music Notation