This course is for intermediate Finale users wanting to learn the latest time-saving tools and shortcuts for their notation, performance and classroom needs. Topics include: Note entry review, Score Manager, linked parts, fast editing, page layout techniques, plug-ins, metatools, staff styles, percussion notation, creating custom worksheets, exporting to audio and exporting to SmartMusic.
Date: August 2-3, 2017 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm each day
Location: Wisconsin Center for Music Education
Mavis Kallestad is a Finale clinician/trainer, music engraver and piano accompanist in the Minneapolis area. She has represented MakeMusic, the manufacturer of Finale, at many state music conventions and has taught hands-on Finale workshops to hundreds of music educators at VanderCook College, Wisconsin Center for Music Education, Minnesota Summer Music Technology Symposiums, and many school in-services. Her textbook, Building Successful Finale ‘Chops’, contains practical step-by-step tutorials to learn how to use Finale to create musical scores and teaching materials. Mavis holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Dickinson State University and is an adjunct faculty member at Hamline University, St. Paul, MN.
- Pre-registration (register by 7/28/17) includes the cost of the text
- Member* $150
- Non-Member $165
- Undergraduate $45
Graduate Credit Information
Participants who attend this workshop have the opportunity to earn one graduate credit for an additional fee of $220 per credit. An additional credit may be added for registration and participation in the Finale Lab Day workshop. This is a separate registration and fee from the workshop registration. Please download a copy of the Viterbo registration form and mail it with a check (payable to Viterbo University) to:
Wisconsin Center for Music Education
1005 Quinn Drive
Waunakee, WI 53597
- View the course syllabus (pdf) 1 credit, 2 credits
- Viterbo Registration Form (pdf) 1 credit, 2 credits
- Visit the Graduate Credit Information page for more details and to sign-up for credit.