MILWAUKEE – Hal Leonard Corp.
has announced it’s acquired 100 percent ownership of
Boston-based Noteflight LLC, a fast-growing online community of
nearly one million music makers.
Founded in 2008, Noteflight operates a website where musicians,
composers, songwriters, arrangers, teachers and students can
create, edit and share music scores in the cloud, instantly and
easily, according to a statement by Milwaukee-based Hal Leonard,
a music print publisher. The website also gives musicians the
opportunity to collaborate and comment on each other's music,
while sharing musical opinions and other information through
user forums, the statement said.
With support and guidance from Hal Leonard, the existing
Noteflight team will continue working together and will remain
headquartered in Boston. Noteflight will operate as an
independent company, within Hal Leonard's overall global
The company has plans for aggressive expansion and growth in the
immediate future, according to the statement.
"The marriage of Hal Leonard and Noteflight is a perfect fit.
The Noteflight online community and platform are very important
to our future plans, and we are excited about the possibilities
of working together to make online music scores more accessible
and more widely used,” said Hal Leonard President Larry Morton.