Summer Finale Workshops

Bill Purse

Bill Purse, Chair of Music Tech at Duquesne U. and author of Finale 2014 Primer (coming soon from Alfred Music).

Interested in developing your Finale skills by attending a workshop? This summer you have several to choose from.

Finale Workshops for Music Educators

Whether you’re new to Finale or have been using it for years, these MakeMusic sponsored workshops will help you expand your teaching and inspire your students. We offer two different levels, so you can choose which best fits your experience, or attend both! You’ll leave these workshops with all the information you need to take your music program to the next level with Finale. A Certification of Participation will be given to all attendees at the completion of each session.

  • July 11-12, 2014 at the USC Thornton School of Music, Los Angeles, CA
  • August 8-9, 2014 at Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, IN

Computer Notation with Finale 2014

Duquesne University’s Summer Music Technology Workshop, “Computer Music Notation with Finale 2014,” will provide each participant with a solid overview of Finale 2014. Nationally renowned chair of Music Technology Professor Bill Purse will provide a direct path from Finale fundamentals to power user techniques in an exciting weekend of study. Enjoy hands-on experience with Finale 2014 and music workstations at Duquesne University’s Digital Music Technology Lab. This workshop can be taken as non-credit or for 1 graduate credit.

  • July 19-20, 2014 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA

Building Successful Finale “Chops”

MakeMusic Finale clinician Mavis Kallestad offers two levels of workshops. In Level 1 you’ll learn Finale notation basics to create and share your own printed music, arrangements and classroom materials. In Level 2 you’ll get up-to-date on the latest 2014 features, shortcuts and metatools to save you time, increase your productivity and enhance your teaching. Optional graduate credit available.

Level 1

  • July 14-15 at the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, MN
  • July 28-29 at the Waunakee High School in Waunakee, WI

Level 2

  • July 16-17 at the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, MN
  • July 30-31 at the Waunakee High School in Waunakee, WI

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