If you teach music, stick around because this one’s just for you!
I’m excited to tell you about a giveaway and review that’s happening right here!
I’m talking about Moosic Studio— it’s an app that helps you manage your music studio.
When Carlos, the creator, asked me to try the app– that replaces all my studio papers— I was intrigued… and I gave it the nod for trying it out because it looked high-quality (not to mention, fancy).
Here’s the story behind the app, as Carlos tells it…
I started creating Moosic Studio because my wife, Margaret, needed it– a solution that manages her business and keeps track of her students and lessons.
I found a couple of solutions out there, but most were clunky and confusing to use, and cost a few hundred dollars.
Since I have a background in mobile games and applications, I started to sketch out what we wanted in an app.
Working from the house, I was able to listen in on Margaret’s music lessons, and bounce ideas off her.
The hard part was funding the app. It took most of the year to save enough for development. It was done by a local developer in here Raleigh, NC; he really streamlined my designs into what you see today.
Let’s see if the app lives up to it, shall we?
If you want some free studio management, don’t forget to enter the giveaway to win your own!
Feel like there’s so much to do with so little time?
Want to look professional without spending tons of time and effort?
Read on and you can win something that’ll help you out tons.
I’ll Makeover Your Designs… Interested?
Instead of asking for a million presents, I’d like to thank y’all for supporting me and being part of my world…
I want to give you a professional makeover! (I’m not touching your hair– I’m talking professional.)
The Professional Makeover includes:
- A professional, custom-designed logo that suits you (and your vibe)
- A new post card design featuring you and your studio
- A new business card design
- A shoutout to the Artiden community
- Short feature about you or your studio on Facebook community
Total value: approx $1,118
To the Lucky Winner…
The entire makeover will be custom designed just for you– it’ll reflect you and your vibe…
So that people will want to get in touch with you– you’ll look so dang cool with your new logo.
Your new logo will make (almost) anything look professional in 3 seconds flat. (e.g. concert/recital programs, bio sheets, website, anything.)
The makeover will also help you get new clients– professional post cards, business cards, plus shoutouts and features– you’ll be set. ;)
Your friends might get jealous. Just saying.
All you have to do is sit back and relax.
The designs will be ready to print while you’re off relaxing. You’ll get the full package, ready to send to the printers.
I’ve decided to open this up to everyone– you’re welcome to enter even if you’re not a musician.
So how do you enter?
Who doesn’t love sight reading?
Let’s back up:
Who hasn’t struggled with sight reading– teaching or learning?
It’s one of the hardest skills…
But it’s also one of the most important.
That’s where SightReadingMastery comes in.
Today we have an awesome giveaway with SightReadingMastery, a site that wants to help you teach and learn sightreading.
Does it really do the job?
I was pleasantly surprised when Evan, a reader and music teacher from Texas, emailed me about SRM.
He says SRM was created because he wanted to make learning and teaching sightreading easier, and because it’s such an important skill that we struggle with.
Read on to find out if SRM really makes it easier for people to learn and teach sight reading… and enter the giveaway to win a LIFETIME account. (Worth $348/year)
This review is a completely honest account of SightReadingMastery.
Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway!
Edit: Here’s one email I got…
I received Seascape a couple of weeks ago and I love it! The four pieces are difficult enough to challenge me quite a bit and are really, really pretty. They also all use the same kind of playing style (big arpeggios in the left hand and a complex melody in the right hand) that I love. I have sight read the four pieces a couple of times now and I’ll hopefully memorize one soon (I like The Mermaid the best :D). Also, I have attached a picture of myself and Seascape! Thanks again.
Without further ado, here are the giveaway winners! Congratulations to these five lucky readers!
You’ll be receiving an email with further instructions to claim your prize.
Five separate draws were held for each of the composers using a random number generator.
Didn’t win a piano book? No problem.
These composers will give you any one of their piano books for free when you buy two piano books from them*:
Alternatively, you can order from Red Leaf Piano Works.
All you have to do is enter the title of your free book in the Buyer’s Instructions when you check out. (Read quick reviews of piano books from Red Leaf.)
Offer open to all Artiden readers until June 30th 2012.
*Note: Number of free books equals half the number of books you purchase (as long as you purchase more than one book).
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Win 1 of 8 piano books from award-winning composers!
Red Leaf Piano Works and Artiden are teaming up to give away piano books to lucky Artiden readers!
Red Leaf showcases works from award-winning composers and piano teachers– don’t miss out!
How to Enter
Just leave a comment telling us which book you want to win! (Choose from the eight below.)
If you have more than one entry, please include the number of entries you have and how you got them, e.g. “I also tweeted this giveaway (@artiden).”
Enter up to 4 times!
- Get 1 Extra Entry – Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter, with the hashtag #redleafgiveaway and a link to this post. Important: We can’t track your entry without the hashtag.
- Get 2 Extra Entries – ‘Like’ Artiden and Red Leaf Pianoworks on Facebook.
Winners will be drawn randomly on June 19th, 12:00pm PST.
This giveaway is open to residents of Canada and US. Winners will be announced on Artiden and contacted via email.
Red Leaf sent me the eight books below, and I’m super excited to be sharing them with you! (I’m definitely impressed with all the Red Leaf composers– there is a wide range of style and music.) These are great prizes… and who doesn’t like freebies?
All you have to do is leave a comment telling us which book you want to win, and you might win it!