MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2007 — MakeMusic, Inc. (Nasdaq: MMUS) announced today that the U.S. Army Bands have integrated Finale into their music arranging and production education.
The First Cavalry Division Band is currently stationed in Baghdad, and performs more than 165 missions, or performances, each month - with 25 different ensembles. Entertaining troops on the front lines places great demands on performers and software, and requires flexibility from both. Finale music software allows each ensemble to make last-minute changes as well as create new arrangements.
“Finale is a crucial part of our workflow,” stated Glen W. Nardin, commanding officer of the First Cavalry Division Band. “We rely on Finale to constantly create and edit our charts in an effort to always remain fresh. Finale is easy to use and reliable. We’ve come to depend on Finale.”
“We’re delighted that Finale is the standard at the Army School of Music,” added Ron Raup, president and chief operating officer. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the men and women serving in our armed forces and we’re proud to know that Finale plays a small part in entertaining them.”
U.S. Army Bands: bands.army.mil