Hal Leonard

  • Winners of 11th Annual Hal Leonard Vocal Competition Announced

    Mike Lawson | May 17, 2021Hal Leonard has announced the winners of the 2021 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition for young classical and theatre singers. Singers submitted YouTube videos to compete in two divisions, Art Song and Musical Theatre, and in four age groups, children through college undergraduates. Hal Leonard gave away more than $10,000 in cash prizes and gift certificates. Read More...
  • Winners Announced of 11th Annual Hal Leonard Vocal Competition

    SBO Staff | May 17, 2021Hal Leonard has announced the winners of the 2021 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition for young classical and theatre singers, comprised entirely of YouTube video submissions. Entries for the 2021 competition were at an all-time high. Singers competed in two divisions: Art Song and Musical Theatre, with four age categories for each, children through college undergraduates. Hal […] Read More...
  • Hal Leonard’s Virtual Music Education Summit Set for July 29-30

    SBO Staff | May 6, 2021Hal Leonard announced plans for its Virtual Music Education Summit on Thursday & Friday, July 29-30 2021. More details from Hal Leonard (www.halleonard.com and https://www.halleonard.com/EDUSummit/): As we prepare for the 2021-2022 school year, we are all looking forward to rebuilding our music programs and engaging our students in class and at home. This free virtual music […] Read More...
  • Hal Leonard’s Virtual Music Education Summit Set for July 29-30

    Mike Lawson | May 6, 2021Hal Leonard announced plans for its Virtual Music Education Summit on Thursday & Friday, July 29-30 2021. This event will provide sequential presentations that focus on meeting the needs of all students this fall. Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Publishes Music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series

    Mike Lawson | April 12, 2021Hal Leonard noted the release of music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series. The show’s two soundtracks have topped album charts at both iTunes and Billboard and have won rave reviews from music and pop culture media alike. Five of the show’s string quartet arrangements are available. They include “Wildest Dreams” (Taylor Swift) as arranged by Duomo, and “Bad Guy” (Billie Eilish), “In My Blood” (Shawn Mendes), “Thank U, Next” (Ariana Grande), and “Girls Like You” (Maroon 5) as arranged by Vitamin String Quartet. Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Promotes John Mlynczak to VP, Music Education & Technology

    Mike Lawson | April 8, 2021Hal Leonard promoted John Mlynczak to Vice President of Music Education & Technology. Previously the Managing Director of Noteflight, a Hal Leonard company, Mlynczak has been consistently involved with Hal Leonard’s music education and technology initiatives. This new position expands upon these duties. Read More...
  • New Hal Leonard Music Technology Title Called Essential for Music Educators

    SBO Staff | March 25, 2021Music Technology 101 book/video provides the basics of music production for technology labs or home studios MILWAUKEE, 3.25.21—Many of today’s music educators are also tasked with teaching their students about technology, an essential component for today’s musicians for sure, but something that the educators themselves might not have been educated in! The new Hal Leonard […] Read More...
  • New Hal Leonard Music Technology Title Called Essential for Music Educators

    Mike Lawson | March 25, 2021Music Technology 101 book/video provides the basics of music production for technology labs or home studios MILWAUKEE, 3.25.21—Many of today’s music educators are also tasked with teaching their students about technology, an essential component for today’s musicians for sure, but something that the educators themselves might not have been educated in! The new Hal Leonard […] Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Publishes Music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series

    SBO Staff | March 19, 2021Hal Leonard noted the release of music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series, specifically five of the show’s string quartet arrangements. More details from Hal Leonard (www.halleonard.com): When Bridgerton smashed Netflix viewership records to become their biggest series of all time, they had the music to thank for it. Well, OK, maybe not just the music, but […] Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Publishes Music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series

    Mike Lawson | March 19, 2021Hal Leonard noted the release of music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series. Five of the show’s string quartet arrangements are available, including “Wildest Dreams” (Taylor Swift) as arranged by Duomo, and “Bad Guy” (Billie Eilish), “In My Blood” (Shawn Mendes), “Thank U, Next” (Ariana Grande), and “Girls Like You” (Maroon 5) as arranged by Vitamin String Quartet. Read More...
  • Hal Leonard Adds Video Recording to Its Essential Elements Interactive Platform

    Mike Lawson | March 9, 2021Hal Leonard continues to support music educators facing the challenges of distance learning. The latest addition to their virtual tool chest is the addition of new video recording capabilities to the company's Essential Elements Interactive (EEi) platform. Read More...
  • ‘Triads for the Improvising Guitarist’ from Berklee Press

    SBO Staff | March 6, 2021Triads for the Improvising Guitarist by Jane Miller explains how triads are the key to understanding harmony, soloing, and comping. By understanding how triads relate to larger chord structures, players can improve their command over harmony and be able to use triads more effectively in their playing. Read More...
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