June Deals and Summer Steals!

Summer may be the perfect time to get outside and play, but it’s also a good time to practice your instruments. Because we don’t want you to forget your music lessons, we’re offering a few deals this month that we think you’ll really enjoy. All of these sales end at midnight on June 30th, so take advantage of our June deals while you can! Sheet Music Portfolios on Sale at 20% Off! To protect your digital sheet music, we offer these sheet music portfolios designed to help you organize and play your favorite songs. What makes our portfolio so special? Not only can you personalize these portfolios, we’ve tested them
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Vote for May’s YouPerform Contest Winner!

We hope you’re enjoying our Musicnotes.com YouPerform Contest, where we offer you the chance to record your performance and win a $100 gift certificate to http://www.musicnotes.com! Our contest entrants this month decided to perform one of our eligible songs from our Musicnotes Editions. For the first time, one of our contestants decided to submit a creative video, where she did not record herself as a performer. We contacted our contestant, asking her why she chose to submit her entry this way. She said, “I do not show myself singing because I wanted to put the emphasis on the words of this beautiful song – which is really like a prayer
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May Guitar Guru Sale, YouPerform Contest Voting, Free Download in The Whole Note

This month we’d like to help you play like a rock-n-roll guru! We’ve taken off $1.00 on every Guitar Guru Session in our catalog, offering you the chance to learn your favorite songs! Choose from blues Sessions like The Thrill is Gone or classic rock Sessions like Barracuda. Here are a few other Guitar Guru Session favorites that you’ve enjoyed: Rank Session Title Performer 1. Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin 2. Hotel California The Eagles 3. Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 4. Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd 5. Wanted Dead or Alive Jon Bon Jovi No coupon code is required for you to enjoy this limited time offer, which
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Help Decide March’s YouPerform Contest Winner!

We have had a number of great entries for March’s Musicnotes.com YouPerform Contest last month, and we need your help. Which of these great videos will be March’s winner? You tell us! Whether you vote for one of these duets or solos, tell us which one should win by casting your vote! This month, contestants performed their versions of Bunessan, Danny Boy and Hail to the Chief, which are Musicnotes Editions of sheet music from Musicnotes.com. For more ideas on sheet music to play for our YouPerform contest, take a look at these five classical sheet music contest selections. Good luck to all of our entrants for March’s contest! We
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Vote on February’s YouPerform Contest Entries!

In February, we received two contest entries for our monthly YouPerform contest. Today, I am pleased to present you with two contest entries that we hope you’ll enjoy. Each performance qualifies for our contest. One contestant decided to play the song “When My Baby Smiles At Me” which was February’s free song of the month. The second chose a classical Musicnotes Editions piece for their contest entry. The full title of the piece is the Sonata in C Minor “Pathetique” II. Adagio Cantabile Op. 13, No. 8 composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven. As we mentioned in January, we released new YouPerform contest rules. We hope you submit your music performance
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Battle of the Contest Videos. Vote for December’s Winner!

Help us decide December’s contest winner in this new round of video performance voting! We received two entries for December’s challenging Nutcracker Medley. This composition was a special arrangement put together by our professional staff, and included Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Nutcracker March and Dance of the Reed Flutes. Certainly an extremely challenging piece to learn in a month, these two contestants were up to the task. Just as a special reminder, don’t forget about our new contest rules! We released new YouPerform contest rules for January last week. We hope you submit your music performance video to our YouTube! January Musicnotes.com Contest group for your chance to
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Voting begins for November YouPerform Contest! Vote today!

Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we were pleased to see that we had five entrants to November’s contest, our second edition of our YouPerform video contest. Not only did we get five entrants this time, but we were happy to see that we have performers from all over the world including South Africa, too! Performing our brand new Musicnotes Editions arrangement of a Christmas medley, which was November’s free sheet music download of the month, watch and vote for your favorite video. How to Rate Contest Performances As we mentioned last time, there are two ways to rate a performer’s video for our contest. The first way would be to
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Vote today! Three Contest Entries, Only One Will Win!

On Friday at midnight, October’s deadline for our first YouPerform contest drew to a close. We were really excited to see that three, brave performers have submitted their musical performances for our first contest. Performing the Musicnotes Editions arrangement of In the Hall of the Mountain King, which was October’s free sheet music download of the month, each performer has a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Musicnotes.com! Contest Rules Update: We have received feedback from you that we needed to ensure our contest performance rules were more explicit. We have now expressly defined a music performance as: A performance is defined as: the musician playing or singing
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