Buy a copy of Finale Academic and receive a FREE 1 year educator’s subscription to SmartMusic worth £100!
Finale is the world standard for music notation software. Whether you’re a professional or aspiring musician, composer, engraver, arranger, or educator, Finale is for you.
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Finale makes quick work of common tasks, offering:
The most note entry options: Play a MIDI keyboard, use a mouse and computer keyboard, scan existing music, capture a brass or woodwind performance, or import a variety of files.
More sounds: With 400+ Garritan instruments, 100+ Tapspace instruments, and support of external sound libraries including VST/AU instruments and effects, your music can sound like a performance.
Finale exclusives: Create SmartMusic® accompaniments. Share your music with others via the free downloadable Finale Reader®. No other software includes Band-in-a-Box Auto-harmonizing, MusicXML 3.0 import/export, MicNotator®, Record/Import Audio, and more.
Even more: Linked Parts, Music Educator Resources, Video Support, Save Audio Files, TempoTap®, Human Playback®, and Video Tutorials are just a few of the tools included with Finale.
With SmartMusic students can practice with background accompaniment and get instant feedback about their performance. Your subscription to SmartMusic provides you with free access to the world’s largest accompaniment library for students of all ages and skill levels, including:
"[SmartMusic] does an exceptional job of assessing the accuracy of pitch and rhythm, while giving teachers the tools to evaluate interpretation and expression for themselves"
more than 3,000 titles for concert band, jazz ensemble, and string and full orchestra in addition to more than 7,000 solos, with a wide range from contest solos to pop and holiday titles, including popular film soundtracks like Star Wars, Harry Potter, and The Lord of the Rings
band and string method books for beginners through secondary school, as well as methods for drums and jazz ensemble.
thousands of skill building exercises, plus jazz repertoire and innovative tools for learning and practising improvisation.
hundreds of ABRSM titles, ranging from the Music Medals series for beginners to solos found on Grade 8 Exams.
- John Kelleher, Music Teacher Magazine