Music Notation Current Thoughts as of July 24, 2021

You know this past year there just has not been much exciting in the world of iOS and music Apps. As my last post was music notation based I WOULD like to offer a couple thoughts on what I feel are some exciting times and big changes coming for us in music notation. Changes we will welcome as music teachers, music performers and people who … Continue reading Music Notation Current Thoughts as of July 24, 2021

Music Notation on iPad and Musicals

Why oh why was I not born where there are enough string players to pull off these musicals? One of the “benefits” of living “up north” in the small town and country side of good ‘ol USA! So we are once again doing a musical this year. Once again we’ve picked a musical that requires parts for a full string section. Once again I don’t … Continue reading Music Notation on iPad and Musicals

Notion on iPad Tips

Notion for iOS – $14.99 Well this weekend I decided to create four keyboard parts for my electronic group. I also decided that I was going to use Notion on my iPad to do that. I’ve come up with a few tips for you…. I worked WAY better in “Continuous View” which is strange because I kind of hate that view in Sibelius on a laptop. … Continue reading Notion on iPad Tips

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

Notion on iPad – Music Notation Rocks on iPad!

I’ve got to say that entering music notation scores and editing them on an iPad is a very enjoyable feat these days! Notion ($15) makes things so extremely easy with the touch interface! If you have NOT purchased Notion for your iPad you are crazy! I have no idea what in the world you are waiting for! In fact, using the on screen keyboard to enter … Continue reading Notion on iPad – Music Notation Rocks on iPad!

Editing Music Notation with Notion (On Laptop vs iPad)

There are more and more reasons to love using an iPad as a musician! One of those is the fact that we now have full featured music notation apps available! One such app is Notion from PreSonus Music. It is for several reasons that I have purchased Notion on both my iPad as well as my laptop. Now the journey has been to learn the … Continue reading Editing Music Notation with Notion (On Laptop vs iPad)

Exciting News – Notion Music Notation App is bumped up to Version 5!

PreSonus has been busy, busy, busy! Not only did they release a new DAW for iPad called  Presonus Capture, to use in conjunction with StudioOne but now Notion for the desktop has been updated to version 5! Notion is PreSonus’s notation app that is truly cross platform – they have a version for Mac, Windows and iPad! Notion is probably your best choice for an all … Continue reading Exciting News – Notion Music Notation App is bumped up to Version 5!