Finale 101

In Finale 101, you were learn how to digitize sheet music in Makemusic’s powerful music notation program, Finale. As the music industry stands today, it is absolutely crucial to master a program with the capabilities contained within Finale as it not only enhances versatility with such concepts as transposition, but greatly increases agility tenfold. Students will also learn concepts surrounding MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Instruments) and the integration of Finale with industry standard DAWs such as Logic Pro X and Pro Tools.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will have learned the following:
• Learn how to navigate Finale’s interface.
• Notate a piece of sheet music digitally.
• Add additional instruments and assemble scores.
• Transpose songs instantly between any key.
• Export scores to common file formats such as .pdfs.
• Learn the difference between MIDI and audio waveforms.
• Learn basic mixing principals contained within Finale.
• Integrate notated scores into DAWs for advanced mixing purposes.

  • Format:

    One-on-one, private lesson.

  • Duration:

    9 weeks, 1 hour per week.

  • Cost:


  • Enrollment:

    Ongoing, start at any time.