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TC259: Developing innovative music teaching with Noteflight & John Mlynczak

By Tim Topham | Podcast

Sep 17 2021

music notation software

In this episode, we are going to talk about one of my favorite online music notation softwares, Noteflight, with John Mylnczak.

We’re going to unpack the Noteflight and SoundCheck softwares – its benefits, features, and how it can you can use it in your own studio.

If you are looking for a music notation app bundled with a performance assessment tool for your students, this episode is for you.

  • [02:37] John tells us about his role at Hal Leonard.
  • [03:30] Learning about John’s musical journey.
  • [13:05] Missing education and teaching.
  • [15:45] How publishing companies have adjusted during the pandemic.
  • [18:32] The characteristics that sets Noteflight apart.
  • [23:32] Noteflight’s free plan.
  • [26:03] Learning more about SoundCheck, a performance assessment tool for students.
  • [33:13] Inclusions of multi-student licenses in SoundCheck.
  • [35:03] The potential of technology for music teachers.
  • [41:27] How technology is going to impact music lessons in the future.

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Today’s Guest

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John Mlynczak, offers an extensive range of experiences in music education and the music industry and is a frequent national clinician. John is currently Vice President of Music Education and Technology for Hal Leonard and he’s past president of the Technology Institute of Music Educators. John also teaches online graduate courses at VanderCook College and Boston University online and is Google Level 2 Certified Educator.

Mr. Mlynczak is a passionate advocate for music education and technology, serving on the NAMM State Advocacy Coalition and the NAfME Advocacy Leadership Force. And he’s Advocacy Chairman for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association. He holds an undergrad degree in Music Education and graduate degrees in both Music Performance and Educational Leadership.

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About the Author

Tim Topham is the founder and director of TopMusic. Tim hosts the popular TopCast show, blogs regularly at topmusic.co and speaks at local and international conferences on topics such as pedagogy, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Tim has been featured in American Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher Magazine, California Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.

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