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MusicFirst Launches Hyperscore on the Web: 5/2/22 Webinar

New Harmony Line is proud to present the online webinar hosted by MusicFirst’s Founder and Director, Dr. Jim Frankel and Rachel Nicastro, Director of Marketing. Our panel included M.I.T. “Opera of the Future” Professor Tod Machover, New Harmony Line Executive Director June Kinoshita, Chief Technology Officer Peter Torpey and Director of Education, Cecilia Roudabush. Very special guests included Dr. Kevin Jennings and Anne Dugan. Ms. Dugan spoke briefly about her role as Director of Community Partnership for the Sister Cities GirlChoir then eloquently spoke about the power of composition for the girls in their amazing organization. Dr. Jennings Zoomed in from Ireland at 12 midnight to share information about his passion for, and contributions to, the pedagogy of Hyperscore as well as his love of composition.

Do you have a moment to fall in love with Hyperscore if you’re not already there? Please join us in celebrating HYPERSCORE ON THE WEB!!!

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Hyperscore for the Web Goes Live NEXT WEEK!

New Harmony Line is pleased to announce that teachers and student composers around the world will have the opportunity to use Hyperscore for the Web starting with our release next week through MusicFirst.com! Dr. Jim Frankel, Head of Digital Education for Wise Music and Director of MusicFirst, will be hosting a webinar to introduce Hyperscore on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7 pm ET. Register here.

Webinar guests will include three of the staff members of New Harmony Line, Executive Director June Kinoshita, Chief Technology Officer Peter Torpey, and myself, Director of Education, Cecilia Roudabush. Our very special guests will be MIT Media Lab “Opera of the Future” Professor and Composer, Tod Machover, and Dr. Kevin Jennings, who did his doctoral thesis in music pedagogy on Hyperscore and was a contributor to the creative team of Morwaread Farbood and Egon Pasztor who designed the original Hyperscore in the MIT Media Lab under the direction of Professor Machover.

Educators will be offered the opportunity to register for a free trial of Hyperscore through MusicFirst.com. To aid in immediate use of the product, Quick Tool Tips and teaching modules will be provided. I will be writing curriculum throughout the summer to meet National Core Arts Standards along with members of our Beta Pilot teacher team.

Congratulations to June and Peter for their perseverance and passion for Hyperscore as they sought to develop and market a product that allows anyone of any age with access to the internet to be able to express themselves through composing music. Congratulations to all of you who give yourself the gift of composing with Hyperscore!

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#ProjectWeLove

Thank you to Kickstarter for giving New Harmony Line this designation “which is our way of highlighting brilliant examples of creativity”! For more information on the Kickstarter Campaign that Executive Director June Kinoshita launched October 18th, visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hypescore/hyperscore-a-new-way-to-compose-music

New Harmony Line is a #ProjectWeLove

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Gearing up for Beta Model Pilot!

Hyperscore is BACK! As of today, we have teachers and music makers in Massachusetts, Iowa, Texas, Canada and Italy preparing for the Beta Model Pilot starting in August and into the spring of 2022. Are you interested in receiving the 7/23 videotaped training or attending a Zoom workshop for training? Would you like to receive the modules created to introduce your end-user to Rhythm, Melody, Harmony and Dynamics and Form and Tone Color through Hyperscore? Contact Director of Education, Cecilia Roudabush, for more information:

cecilia.roudabush@newharmonyline.org

I look forward to helping you to make music for yourself and/or with others!

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Refreshing!

We have exciting updates about the future of New Harmony Line and Hyperscore. Until now, Hyperscore has been compatible only with the Windows operating system. Over the past year, we have been hard at work developing a platform-independent web-based application. Our new version of Hyperscore is on its way and we can’t wait to share it with you soon.

This summer, we will be holding training sessions for teachers who would like to learn about using Hyperscore for the Web in their classrooms. If you are interested in signing up, please contact us.

If you would like to support our mission to put this powerful music composition technology into the hands of school kids, please consider making a tax-deductible donation. Hyperscore for the Web will also be available to the general public, with sales revenue going to support our educational mission.

We are grateful for the enduring engagement from educators, youth groups, orchestras, and universities, and cannot wait to bring more people together. We are excited to expand our community of people who enjoy composing, want to share their creations, and connect over a love of music.

Thank you for joining us.

– June Kinoshita, Executive Director

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Hyperscore download issue has been fixed

We have fixed the download issue. You should now be able to purchase Hyperscore V4.5. Please note that there may be compatibility issues with Windows 10. If you would like to run Hyperscore on Windows 10, please contact Support to request a demo copy so you can test it before purchasing.

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We apologize for interrupted service

We are experiencing technical issues with the Hyperscore download site. Please bear with us while we address the problem. We apologize sincerely for any inconvenience.