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We look forward to connecting with you at our upcoming events. If you plan on attending, be sure to stop by to say hello and learn more about MakeMusic!

Event Name & Details Location Date
70th Annual Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic

Join us in Chicago at the 70th Annual Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic! Stop by our booth, #1237 for a chance to get the inside scoop on the New SmartMusic, or stop into one of our clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic Products!

Wednesday December 14 2016 
11:00am-12:00pm // Meeting Room W180
Are You Using the Newest Finale Like It Is Finale 2000?

Thursday December 15 2016 
11:30-12:30pm  // Meeting Room W180
Exploring the New SmartMusic featuring Dallas Brass

Chicago, Illinois 60616
12-14-2016
12-16-2016
Jazz Education Network 8th Annual Conference

Join us in New Orleans, LA  for the JEN’s 8th Annual Conference!  We will be presenting the following clinics, please join us!

Friday Jan 6 2016

11:00-11:50am // Bolden 1 (Level 2)
SmartMusic for Jazz Studies

Saturday Jan 7 2016 

11:00-11:50am // Bolden 1 (Level 2)
Finale: Great Time Saving Tips for Writing Jazz Charts

New Orleans, LA 70113
01-04-2017
01-07-2017
Florida Music Educators Association 2017 Professional Development Conference

Join us in Tampa, FL for the 2017 FMEA Professional Development Conference! Stop by our booth to say hello or check out one of our awesome clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! Check out our clinic schedule below.

Friday January 13th 2016 
7:45am // TCC 7
SmartMusic for Vocalists: No Instrumentalists Allowed!

4:00pm // TCC 39
How To Succeed Wearing The Many Hats of a Music Director

Tampa, FL 33602
01-11-2017
01-14-2017
2017 Indiana MEA Professional Development Conference

Join us in Ft. Wayne, IN for the 2017 IMEA Professional Development Conference! Visit our booth or attend one of our clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products!

Friday January 13 2016
1:00-1:50pm // Courtyard Foster B
Getting Started with the New SmartMusic

Saturday January 14 2016 
2:30-3:20pm // Jefferson BC
You Have The Newest Finale, But Are You Using It Like Finale 2000?

Ft. Wayne, IN
01-12-2017
01-14-2017
12th Annual Michigan Music Conference

Join us in  Grand Rapids, MI  for the 12th Annual Michigan Music Conference!  Please stop by our booth to say hello, or check out one of our incredible clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! 

Friday January 20 2017 

3:00-3:45pm // Amway Hotel Thornapple Room
You Have the Newest Finale, but Are You Using It Like Finale 2000?

4:00-4:45pm // Amway Hotel Thornapple Room
Need Quantitative Data? Use SmartMusic!

Saturday January 21 2017

9:00-9:45am // Amway Hotel Riverview Room
SmartMusic for the Middle and High School Director: Panel Discussion

2:00-2:45pm // Amway Hotel Riverview Room
Exploring the New SmartMusic

Grand Rapids, MI
01-19-2017
01-21-2017
2017 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Conference

Join us in Garden Grove, CA  at the 2017 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Conference! Check out our clinic and get the chance to win some awesome MakeMusic products!

Saturday January 21
8:30am // Hyatt Regency Salon V
Exploring the New SmartMusic

 

Garden Grove, CA
01-20-2017
01-21-2017
Colorado Music Educators Association 2016 Conference

We’ll be in Colorado Springs, CO,  exhibiting and presenting clinics at the Colorado Music Educators 2016 Conference.  Check out our clinic schedule and attend one of our sessions for a chance to win MakeMusic products!

Thursday January 26 2017 
10:00am // Centennial Room (Broadmoor Mezzanine)
Are You Using the Newest Finale Like It Is Finale 2000?

Friday January 27th 2017 
1:00pm // Ross Room (Golf Club)
SmartMusic for the Middle and High School Director: Panel Discussion 

3:00pm // Colorado Hall A
Getting Started With The New SmartMusic

Colorado Springs, CO
01-25-2017
01-28-2017
2017 Georgia Music Educator Association In-Service Conference

Join us in Athens, GA for the 2017 Georgia Music Educators Association In-Service Conference! Stop by our booth to say hello and enter to win MakeMusic products, or check out one of our awesome clinics below.

Friday January 27 2017

8:45-9:45am // Athena C
Finale 101: Learn the Essentials to Get You Going

11:15am-12:15pm // Athena D
Getting Started with the New SmartMusic

Saturday January 28 2017

8:45-9:45am // Athena C
You Have the Newest Finale, But Are You Using It Like Finale 2000?

11:15am-12:15pm // Athena G
How to Succeed Wearing the Many Hats of a Music Director

Athens, GA
01-26-2017
01-28-2017
2017 Illinois Music Education Conference

Join us in Peoria, IL for the 2017 Illinois Music Education Conference! We will be presenting the following clinics, we hope to see you there!

Thursday January 26 2017

9:00-10:00am // Rm CC 408
Getting Started with the New SmartMusic

Peoria, IL
01-26-2017
01-28-2017
2017 South Carolina Music Educators Professional Development Conference

We’ll be back in Columbia, SC presenting at the 2017 SC MEA Professional Development Conference! Check out one of our awesome clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic Products!

February 3 2016 
11:30 – 12:15pm // Richland A
SmartMusic for the Middle and High School Director: Panel Discussion 

2:30-3:45pm // Richland A
Are You Using the Newest Finale Like It Is Finlae 2000?

Columbia, SC
02-02-2017
02-04-2017
Ohio Music Educators Association 2017 Professional Development Conference

We’ll be in Cleveland, OH at the Ohio Music Educators 2017 Professional Development Conference! The scheudule is still forthcoming, but we will be presenting the following session:

Thursday February 2 2017
2:00pm // Room 17
Getting Started with the New SmartMusic

Friday February 3 2017 
3:45pm // Room 17
Finale 101: Learn the Essentials to Get You Going

Saturday February 4 2017
8:00am // Room 19
SmartMusic for Jazz Studies From Beginner to Advanced

 

Cleveland, OH 44113
02-02-2017
02-04-2017
2017 Texas Music Educators Association Conference

Join us in San Antonio, TX  for the 2017 Texas Music Educators Convention , and please stop by our booth to say hello, or check out one of our incredible clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! 

Thursday February 9 2016
11:30am // CC 212
Getting Started With the New SmartMusic

1:00pm // CC301
Are You Using the Newest Finale Like it is Finale 2000?

2:30pm // CC 213
Exploring Finale Worksheets

Friday February 10 2016
10:00am // Showcase Room 2
Getting Started With the New SmartMusic

San Antonio, TX
02-08-2017
02-11-2017
2017 California All-State Music Education Conference

Join us in San Jose, CA for the 2017 California All-State Music Education Conference! Stop by our booth to say hello or check out one of our awesome clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! Check out our clinic schedule below.

Thursday February 16 2016 
11:00am // Choral Room 1
SmartMusic for Vocalists

1:45pm // McEnry Convention Center Room 114
Are You Using the Newest Finale Like it is Finale 2000?

Friday February 17 2016 
3:30pm // McEnry Convention Center Room 112
How To Succeed Wearing the Many Hats of a Music Director

San Jose, CA 95113
02-16-2017
02-19-2017
2017 Minnesota Music Educators Association Midwinter Clinic

Join us in Minneapolis, MN   for the 2017 MN Music Educators Midwinter Clinic , and please stop by our booth to say hello, or check out one of our incredible clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! 

Friday Feb 17 2016
3:45pm // Location TBD
Are You Using the Newest Finale Like It Is Finale 2000?

 

Minneapolis, MN
02-16-2017
02-18-2017
2017 NAfME Biennial Eastern Division Conference

Join us in Atlantic City, NJ  for the 2017 NAfME Biennial Eastern Division Conference! Stop by our booth to say hello or check out one of our awesome clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! Clinic details coming soon!

Thursday April 6 2017
Getting Started with the New SmartMusic
Finale 101: Learn the Essentials to Get You Going

Friday April 7 2016 
Need Quantitative Data? Use SmartMusic!
You Have the Newest Finale, but Are You Using It Like Finale 2000?

Atlantic City, NJ
04-05-2017
04-08-2017
2017 PMEA Annual Conference

Join us in Erie PA  for the 2017 PMEA Annual Conference! Stop by our booth to say hello or check out one of our awesome clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products!

Thursday April 20 2017
10:30am // Location TBD
Exploring the New SmartMusic

Friday April 21 2016 
8:15am // Location TBD
Choral Music Now Available in SmartMusic!

Erie, PA
04-19-2017
04-22-2017
90th Annual Iowa Band Masters Association Conference

Join us in Des Moines, IA for the 90th Annual IBA Conference! Stop by our booth to say hello or check out one of our awesome clinics for a chance to win MakeMusic products! Clinic details coming soon!

 

Des Moines, IA
05-10-2017
05-13-2017

Level I: Exploring SmartMusic and the World's Largest Digital Repertoire Library

This introductory course focuses on how to navigate and use the basic features of the classic SmartMusic. You will become familiar with the content available for band, orchestra, choir, and general music, and discover how to expand this content by importing MP3 audio and Finale-created files.

$25.00

Unit 1: Home Page and Basic Navigation

Easily navigate the classic SmartMusic interface
Explain the difference between My Library and Find Music
Find music by either browsing the catalog or searching by instrument, category, skill level, genre, state list, and/or state skill level.
List the steps for creating playlist
List 3 things that can be modified in "settings"
List 3 of the practice tools

Unit 2: SmartMusic Content divided in Four Tracks (Band, Orchestra, Choir, General Music)

Download music for your specific teaching area and/or need
Understand the different ways in which repertoire behaves inside of classic SmartMusic

Unit 3: Additional Content

Add their own content to classic SmartMusic by importing MP3 recordings
Add their own content to classic SmartMusic by importing Finale-created files

NOTE: This eLearning course is for the classic version of SmartMusic, not the new web-based SmartMusic. Course must be completed within 90 days of purchase.

Guiding Student Practice with the SmartMusic Gradebook

Building on the basic familiarity with the classic SmartMusic content and navigation, this course leverages the classic SmartMusic Gradebook to reinforce deliberate practice with your students. You will learn to create a class, enroll students, and send them assignments. Also included is a section on grading and sharing data with parents and administrators.

$25.00

Unit 4: Class Setup, Student Enrollment, Assignment Creation

Create at least one class with a set calendar and grading scale in classic SmartMusic
Enroll students in a class by using the enrollment link
Schedule a variety of assignments
Add or remove State Standards to assignments for the purpose of documentation

Unit 5: Gradebook Management

Access and review student assignments from within the SmartMusic client
Listen to and grade assignments
Re-assign work that does not meet teacher standards
Email parents/guardians after an assignment has been submitted and attach student work
Export data to enter in school’s designated gradebook software
Export progress reports to share with parents and students during parent/teacher conferences
Find help and resources to troubleshoot problems

Unit 6: Additional Tools

Create additional types of assignments including: gradebook entry, automated assignments and response assignments
Create and store units of content and assignments in the Assignment Library for future use
Create and manage rubrics as well as attach rubrics to assignments for criteria-based grading

NOTE: This eLearning course is for the classic version of SmartMusic, not the new web-based SmartMusic. Course must be completed within 90 days of purchase.

Simple Steps to Create SmartMusic Content with Finale

This advanced course will guide the creation of your own content for use in the classic SmartMusic. An introduction to Finale music notation software is provided, with sections on setting up a score, entering notes and markings, formatting your music, creating SmartMusic files, scanning as well as Finale tips and shortcuts.

$25.00

Unit 7: Finale for Classic SmartMusic Educators

Set up a score in Finale using the Launch Window
Enter notes using one of the following methods: simple entry, speedy entry, MIDI keyboard or scanning

Unit 8: Editing your Score

Enter articulations and using at least 4 metatools
Enter expressions using at least 4 metatools
Enter SmartShapes using at least 2 metatools
Transpose music
Format parts to look and feel right

Unit 9: Creating Classic SmartMusic Files with Finale

Export Finale files into classic SmartMusic by creating Assessment, Ensemble and Solo files

NOTE: This eLearning course is for the classic version of SmartMusic, not the new web-based SmartMusic. Course must be completed within 90 days of purchase.

Beginning Finale Notation

This introductory course focuses on how to navigate and use the basic Finale features. You will become familiar with the software interface, Launch Window, sound libraries, Windows vs. Mac commands, playback controls, viewing modes, tools, menus, score setup, Simple Entry note methods, adding markings and articulations, as well as Page Layout and printing. The tutorials in this course correspond to chapters 1-5 of Mavis Kallestad’s Building Successful Finale ‘Chops’ book for Finale 2014.

$25.00

NOTE: Course must be completed within 90 days of purchase.

Creating an Instrumental Score with Finale

In this course you will apply the knowledge acquired in the Beginning Finale Notation course specifically to recreate an instrumental score. You will learn how to set up the score, enter notes and rests using a MIDI keyboard, copy music, use Metatools to enter dynamic markings and articulations such as accents, staccatos, fermatas, slurs, and rehearsal letters. You will also learn how to fit measures, and lay out your page correctly, and view and print parts, which are linked in Finale. The tutorials in this course correspond with chapter 6 of Mavis Kallestad’s Building Successful Finale ‘Chops’ book for Finale 2014.

$25.00

NOTE: Course must be completed within 90 days of purchase.

Creating a Choral Score with Finale

In this course you will apply the knowledge acquired in the Beginning Finale Notation course specifically to recreate a choral score. You will learn to set up a choral score, enter notes in the first staff, copy them to the other voice parts and use the Repitch Tool to “repitch” the notes. Type in lyrics and copy them to the other voice parts. Additionally, you will add dynamics, rehearsal letters and learn how to create a piano reduction used for rehearsal. The tutorials in this course correspond with chapter 8 of Mavis Kallestad’s Building Successful Finale ‘Chops’ book for Finale 2014.

$25.00

NOTE: Course must be completed within 90 days of purchase.

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