Irish Songs Announced Including New Celtic Woman

Thank you to everyone who requested songs from our Irish Suggest-a-Song Contest! We were overwhelmed with your comments and reviewed hundreds of song suggestions and entries. Many of the songs you requested were already on our site in digital sheet music or guitar tab format. Be sure to check our original post Love Irish Music? Suggest a Long Lost Song To Win a $25 Gift Certificate! to see if your song was already part of our extensive Irish sheet music catalog on our site. The first announcement we would like to make, is that we were able to fulfill several requests for one of your favorite artists from the Emerald
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Scrooge the Musical, Guitar Guru $4.95 Sale and More in The Whole Note

Based on the holiday classic A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens, SCROOGE: the MUSICAL brings this cautionary tale about a cranky old man who needs to reconnect with his fellow man to the big stage. Several characters, including some unusual ghosts, visit Scrooge to try to teach him a very important lesson. This holiday Broadway musical is often on stage this time of year, so be sure to check your area for show times. Are you a Broadway sheet music fan? You can now download arrangements of sheet music from SCROOGE: the MUSICAL. Songs include I Hate People, Christmas Children, Thank You Very Much and many more! Songs from
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Introducing May’s YouPerform Contest Winner

Recently, we awarded a gift certificate to Christy-Lyn for her performance of ‘Tis the Last Rose of Summer. We asked her a bit about her musical background and why she chose the song she did. Hailing from Cape Town in South Africa, Christy-Lyn was very energetic and bubbly when we talked to her, we have a few of her comments we’d like to share with you. Can you tell us a little bit about your musical background? I have been involved with music since I was very young, and have always enjoyed singing. I performed my first solo in the preschool nativity play when I was around 3 years old.
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Meet Your April YouPerform Contest Winners

We had the chance to catch up with our April 2009 YouPerform Contest winners, who were happy to share the story of how this duet met and honed their music together with the help of our online sheet music catalog. Narelle and Elaine’s musical journey began at a housewarming party where Narelle sang the song “Welcome to my World.” When speaking with Elaine after her performance, Narelle discovered that not only was Elaine a musician as well, but an active volunteer who dedicated her piano and accordion skills to perform music at local retirement homes and care facilities for the elderly. Excited by the idea, Narelle offered to sing and
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Meet our 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place YouPerform Contest Winners

Musicnotes.com is proud to present to you the three, talented musicians who won our YouPerform contest for March. March is the first month we awarded first, second and third place prizes, and we hope that for this month’s contest we’ll be able to do the same. (You can read our updated Musicnotes.com YouPerform contest rules for more information.) All three of our winners played variations of the song Bunessan which is also referred to as Morning Has Broken. We had the chance to catch up with our winners, and we’d like to shine the spotlight on them as they talk about their experiences in music and their contest entry. First
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Talent Shows like American Idol, YouPerform Contest Winner in the Whole Note

In this week’s wrap-up, we talk about how talent shows are inspiring musicians everywhere to sing or play their instrument and provide you with some sheet music suggestions. We also reveal the winner of our own “talent” show, the Musicnotes.com YouPerform Contest for March 2009. Britain’s Got Talent! Do you? As we mentioned earlier this week in our press release entitled Susan Boyle Phenomenon Resonates in Sheet Music, “Britain’s Got Talent” singing sensation Susan Boyle has had a definite impact on sheet music. You’ve been so inspired by Susan Boyle’s performance of I Dreamed a Dream, that this single song from Les Miserables sheet music is one of your top
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Easter Sheet Music, Guitar Guru Coupon and YouPerform Winner in The Whole Note

With the rise in popularity of Christian sheet music the past, few years, many of these music lovers have renewed their interest in sheet music for Easter. Musicnotes.com offers a broad selection of Easter sheet music by your favorite Christian music artists like: Newsong, Glad, Point of Grace and much, much more! If you enjoy Easter sheet music, we also have sheet music for the movie The Passion of the Christ which was released in 2004 and was directed by Mel Gibson. We invite you to check out our Easter sheet music selection, and are happy to announce that we have more new songs on the way! If you can’t
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Announcing the December YouPerform Contest Winner

We are thrilled to announce that fourteen-year old Daniel was the winner of Musicnotes.com YouPerform contest for December. Performing a challenging Nutcracker Medley, Daniel arranged the selections from The Nutcracker for the organ. Let’s listen to Daniel as he talks about his love for the organ and a bit about his musical background. I arranged the music for the organ and performed it on my Allen Home Organ. I love Theatre Organ and wanted to give the medley a Theatre ending so the last part is my own special arrangement. The organ is more versatile than a piano and the the different sounds and pedals that I chose made the
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Introducing November’s YouPerform Contest Winner!

November’s contest winner is a true music lover at heart. Weena learned how to play piano at an early age, and played for eight years before going off to college. After successfully pursuing a career in architecture, Weena only recently got back into playing piano. We asked our contest winner this question about our Christmas Medley – “What tips can you share with your fellow music lovers about learning this medley?” I believe that in playing a “medley” such as this, it is extremely important to preserve the character of each song. This includes getting used to the tempo and the progression of the song. More often than not, players
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Announcing November YouPerform Contest WINNER!

As you might already be aware, November was the second month for our Musicnotes.com YouPerform Contest, where five performers submitted videos based on our “Free Sheet Music Download of the Month” for November. We encouraged you, our customers, to upload your performance of November’s free download, “A Christmas Medley,” for your peers and music fans to vote on for a chance to win a $100 Musicnotes Gift Card. Today we are proud to announce the winner of the $100 Musicnotes Gift Card is Weena. Watch for an upcoming post about this award-winning piano player. As stated, this decision was made by all of you who have come to the site,
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