MINNEAPOLIS, JANUARY 11, 2007 — MakeMusic, Inc. (Nasdaq: MMUS) announced today a new agreement with the International Trombone Association (ITA). Effective immediately, ITA members will be able to purchase an annual subscription of SmartMusic® for only $25.00. The standard annual subscription is priced at $100. Teacher members will be able to offer their students SmartMusic subscriptions at the same reduced price
Ken Hanlon, ITA President, stated: “SmartMusic is the most incredible software for students and professionals alike. ITA is very proud to have been chosen to offer this program to its membership.”
A similar partnership was formed in November with the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) allowing their members to purchase SmartMusic at the same reduced price as well as sponsor their students.
Mary Schneider, MakeMusic’s chief marketing officer, stated, “We are very proud of these new partnerships. Agreements with such widely regarded organizations as ITA and NASA demonstrate the growing awareness of the benefits that SmartMusic learning software now offers music educators and musicians of all skill levels.”
International Trombone Association (ITA): www.trombone.net
North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA): www.saxalliance.org
About MakeMusic, Inc.
MakeMusic, Inc. is a world leader in music-education technology whose mission is to enhance and transform the experience of making, teaching and learning music. Among its leading products are Finale®, the world’s best-selling music notation software, and SmartMusic®, the complete music practice system that features Intelligent Accompaniment® and the world’s largest interactive accompaniment library. MakeMusic maintains its corporate headquarters in Minneapolis.
The International Trombone Association is the largest association of trombonists with 4500 members from 50 countries. Formed in 1972, ITA is a registered non-profit organization and our mission is to promote the trombone and all trombone-related activities across the world.
The North American Saxophone Alliance is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals and companies who share a common enthusiasm for the saxophone. In addition to the Alliance’s emphasis on disseminating information concerning the saxophone, the organization also presents regional and international conferences which provide opportunities for its members to make music, share new ideas and to meet other saxophone enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds.