Compose

Compose is a web-based music notation tool that allows users to import, edit, create, assign, and share their own music. Within Compose, teachers can create original notation from scratch or import previously made notation files. Compose is included with all subscriptions.

Create

When sharing content from Compose, it can easily be assigned to students and opened in the MakeMusic Practice app.

In the Practice app, students can play the piece along with full MakeMusic accompaniment and real-time assessment.

Students can also access Compose to explore their own creativity, complete composition assignments, and share creations with their teachers and peers.

What you can do with Compose

Import

Import your own content from MIDI, MXL, MusicXML, or SMZ files.

Edit

Edit the music notation from any file that has been imported.

Create

Create original compositions or exercises directly in the Compose tool.

Assign

Assign content to students, whether it was imported or created within Compose.


Compose resources

Free composition resources, lessons, and activities



12 Composition Prompts for Students


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Ready-made lessons and activities



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Composition Tips with Wynn-Anne Rossi

FREE video lesson series


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