Our students have two things in common: They love music and are obsessed with their electronic devices. How do we connect these passions in order to effectively teach music in the digital age? Noteflight is the world’s best online music notation platform, providing support for classrooms and schools as interactive communities while offering numerous content delivery and assessment capabilities. Whether it’s creating, performing, responding, or connecting, Noteflight provides customizable solutions for any music class. This course will demonstrate lessons that address all National Core Art Standards Artistic Processes, while engaging students in fun, interactive music making.

Instructors: John Mlynczak


John Mlynczak offers an extensive range of experiences in music education. Mr. Mlynczak is the Director of Educational Technology for Noteflight, a Hal Leonard company. Previously, he served as Director of Education for PreSonus Audio. John has taught music, music technology, and music business at the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels. He is an active performer, maintains a steady clinician schedule in music technology, and is President-Elect of the Technology Institute for Music Educators. John is a passionate advocate for music education, serving on the NAMM Support Music and State Advocacy Coalitions, the NAfME Advocacy Leadership Force, and is Advocacy Chairman for the Louisiana Music Educator’s Association. Mr. Mlynczak holds degrees in music education, music performance, and educational leadership.

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