Our Figurenotes Software is based on a drag and drop system making it easy to use for everyone.
Tailor your lessons to your pupils
Figurenotes software allows you to adapt all your teaching material to include Figurenotes stages 1 and 2. This means that you can produce exactly what your pupil needs (note names, Figurenotes in Stage 2, larger parts, etc.) and change this over time.
Write your own tunes
Release your inner Mozart, Taylor Swift or Jimi Hendrix and get creative. Figurenotes software allows you to easily create your own music.
Use with other programmes
Figurenotes software allows you to take a part written in Sibelius or other notation software and turn it into Figurenotes, and vice versa. You can also export as MIDI and open your creations in programmes like GarageBand or Logic
Using blank spaces to be filled in by your pupils with different colours means that your worksheets look great and can be created in an instant! You can easily change the size of your Figurenotes bars, so making flashcards for the classroom becomes really simple.
Accessible and Inclusive
The software uses graphic images with very limited text. We also created a clear, fuss-free screen layout, with neutral colours. This enables those with autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, visual difficulties, or difficulty focusing to use the software more easily.
The software works in stages 1 and 2. To create scores in stage 3, we have plugins for MuseScore and Sibelius available via the Resource Base (annual subscription of £23.99 for unlimited downloads)
The Figurenotes Software is now sold as a standalone item through our online shop, costing just £35 for two licences.
Please be aware that the current software does not work on Mac OS Catalina. A new version is currently being produced after a delay caused by the pandemic. Please join our mailing list and social media accounts to stay up-to-date on its release
This software update was made possible by funding from Creative Scotland’s Cultural Economy fund.
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What Our Users Say...
My less able piano pupils are finding piano lessons much more joyful using stage 3 Figurenotes and I'm about to start using stage 1, 2 and 3 at primary school to teach recorder and keyboard.
I’d just like to thank you and the team for an amazing day last Saturday. I’d love if it was on again this weekend! I’ll definitely be over for next one in March.
I've realised Figurenotes can be used not just in school, but also with my private pupils. Really valuable to try out the practical activities. Thanks very much!
Really brilliant! I learned a lot and had a good time. Keep it up!
Thank you! It was great to experience Figurenotes in person and have the opportunity to talk to the professionals.
We were shown the skills to create lessons for all abilities. I'll be able to create arrangements and resources for all levels. The course leaders were great. Excellent delivery of the course. Interactive and easy to understand. Fantastic course, and it was delivered at the right level for me and my knowledge.
Useful to get a refresher for general music teaching, as well as learning how to use Figurenotes. Thank you!
Lots of new ideas and tips, plus refresher to help think about different music situations. Lots of ideas and good networking opportunities. Thank you!
Music Teacher's Toolbox has given me a new way to approach teaching, making music easier to understand and play. Everything was fantastic! I got a very comprehensive understanding of Figurenotes. I'll be back for the next one!
A great day. Many thanks! Really useful to try different things and get new ways to approach introducing rhythm and pulse.
It has been absolutely amazing. I have learned so much from the first session to the whole day. I have so many ideas and I'm more confident going forward. It is perfectly formed. Really valuable to refresh my knowledge and being able to embed the learning. Thank you so much for allowing me to come.
Very good indeed!
Figurenotes will allow me to bring more structured learning to the groups and give the young people access to music theory/learning/playing that they haven't had before.
Today's training has been a fantastic experience. Fantastic course and people! Thank you very much!