Jan 28, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
2021-22 University Catalogue

MMED 690 Printing Music by Computer Using Finale

3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This hands-on course is designed to train instrumental, choral, and classroom music specialists to use computers for notating and printing music. The notation program Finale will be used. Participants will learn how to input music using a MIDI keyboard and computer to print out scores and parts. Topics include: transposing band and orchestra parts; printing a choral score; composing and arranging music; and using notation software with students. Many features of Finale will be included: scanning, saving as SmartMusic accompaniments, and using Finale Assessment. Enrollment is restricted to one person per computer. Macs are used in the class, however, Finale is available for PCs running Windows. What to bring: Participants should bring several printed parts and/or scores to be entered during the course. This course fulfills one-third of the requirements for TI:ME Level 2 Certification. Class limited to 16 students. Recommended: Completed a minimum of 2 courses in music technology, or comparable experience using music notation software with a Mac or Windows PC.

Computer Literacy Required
This course is not repeatable for credit.