August 13, 2020 I Supply
SmartMusic Announces Print-on-Demand Feature for School Year
MakeMusic Inc., creators of SmartMusic, the web-based music practice and assessment platform, has announced the ability for students and teachers with access to its premium content, excluding free, standard or trial subscriptions, to print thousands of educational titles at no additional cost for the coming U.S. academic year.
The feature includes a selection of the most widely used method books from key music education publishers, such as Sound Innovations and Accent on Achievement from Alfred Music, Tradition of Excellence and Standard of Excellence from Neil A. Kjos Music Company and Measures of Success from FJH Music Company Inc.
“Through our long standing partnership, SmartMusic has proven its ability to represent and deliver Alfred Music’s educational content to students and teachers at the highest standard possible,” Chris Bernotas, director, instrumental school methods and repertoire, Alfred Music, said in a press release. “We’re incredibly proud of the way in which SmartMusic has continued their support of all those affected by the ongoing school closures and the innovative ways in which they have kept teachers and students engaged during remote teaching situations. The new print function is just another way where, through our partnership, we are able to provide solutions for unique teaching situations this academic year, and therefore Alfred Music is delighted to make thousands of our most popular methods and solo content available for print.”
The press release specified that SmartMusic’s ongoing goal is to provide solutions for every learning situation that music teachers and students are faced with this school year.
Mark Kjos, president, Neil A. Kjos Music Company said, “As we all struggle for online teaching solutions during this challenging time, Kjos Music is pleased to partner with MakeMusic on this exciting new SmartMusic initiative.”