Course Description

Notion is the easiest, fastest and best sounding music notation program on the market. In this project-based class, you'll learn the basics of Notion. 

Professor

Dr. George Hess

George Hess is an award-winning educator, author, performer, and composer with over 40 years of professional experience with 30 years as a professor of music at major universities.

  • Author of Create Music with Notion: Notation for the Busy Musician
  • Producer of MuseScore in Minutes video series
  • Groove 3 video library producer
  • TI:ME Board of Directors
  • Apple Distinguished Educator
  • Over 100 clinics and workshops presented on four continents.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Intro to the course

    • Introductions

    • The Interface

  • 2

    Etude 1: Scale Sheet

    • Etude #1: Overview

    • Etude #1: Description

    • Notion Etude #1: Complete

    • Etude #1: Review

    • Etude #1: Questions and Comments

  • 3

    Etude 2: Four-part writing and analysis

    • Etude #2: Overview

    • Etude #2: The Details

    • Etude #2: Complete

    • Roman Numerals with Figured Bass (Sicilian Numerals)

    • Etude #2: Review

    • Etude #2: Questions and Comments

  • 4

    The Finish Line

    • Music Notation Software Skills Checklist

  • 5

    Minute Waltzes

    • Minute Waltzes Overview

    • Score Setup

    • Key and Meter Changes

    • Roman Numerals and Figured Bass

    • Basic Layout Tools

    • Making Selections

    • Note Entry with the Mouse

    • Note Entry - Mouse with Shortcuts

    • Steptime Recording