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I've No Idea What To Do

So my parents finally bought me an alto last March (I had 3 years under my belt then) and it's a student yamaha. I thought it sounded fine, and I played fairly decent with it. Marching band passed, and no problems. I got a new mouthpiece (Selmer c star) before auditioning for an all east TN honor band a few months ago in December (I made it), and I thought I sounded good still. My teacher said my sound was fine. Recently, for the past month or two, I've been noticing a subtle "buzzy" sound when I play, and at first I thought it was the reed. I changed reeds and found out that was not the case.  I showed my band director, and he said it shouldn't be a problem. I showed my teacher, too, but he said he couldn't hear it. I even gave my friend a chance to play my sax, and we both could hear it. Fast track to a few days ago; I got my sax out to start practicing, and immediately I was hit with the very noticeable buzzy sound... but much worse than before. Almost every note has the buzzy sound in it; especially middle g through middle d. I'm going to meet my teacher about it in a few days. But, would anyone know any reason for this just suddenly happening? I feel like it could be my mouthpiece, since it has tiny scratches here and there, or my alto itself, or both. Any advice would be appreciated.

Audition Pieces

  
Hi everyone!
I'm planning on auditioning for a fine arts high-school for 10th grade, and I wondering what you guys recommend for audition pieces. I need two pieces, one contemporary and one classical.
I would say I am mid-to-late intermediate, and am in Suzuki book 3 currently.

I need two solo pieces, without an accompaniment.

Thanks in advance,
Vina (literal mochi)

On a theme by Jehan Alain

Hello, i just finished my small composition for string quintet (with pizz double bass). The first part is based on an theme by Jehan Alain (on organ, taken by ear) who was a composer and organist. He died in WWII. He is one of my favourite composers. The second par is in post romantic style. The name "la lettre" refers to a secret handwritten letter that could appear in an imaginary movie :

https://musescore.com/brouits/scores/5649500

Thanks for listening and commenting.

Opinions, criticism and comments pls lol

Hi! This piece is the first ever piece I've ever written :D. It's very short as this is only the first movement (lol I'm still thinking on adding 1 more or 2 more movements to this piece...). And lol I know the melody is so boring but just bare with it XD. Please give some feedback, and any criticism is welcome. I'm learning a lot from the MuseScore community, so leaving a comment would definitely help me learn some skills when composing. I'm just a beginner who never compose ensemble pieces more than 4 parts before... lol >.< haha thanks for reading this! Have a good day!

https://musescore.com/user/28379324/scores/5658486

Warning to Musescore v2+ users - V2 scores w/ soundfont settings not compatible with V3 - Nightmare

I was sent a canned support email reply when sending a proven major catastrophic bug in V3 (tested Arch v3.2.3 latest build as an experienced Musescore user, developer, ui expert), which is preposterous and certainly not a solution. MuseScore 3 down the toilet, former v2 users sophisticated work scores inclusive of custom soundfont usage/mixer settings, essentially destroyed and not compatible with v3 - Warning to serious digital composers or people wishing to "save and preserve" their work with MuseScore.

       #1 imported scores with soundfonts settings, patches (part properties + mixer patches/instruments) are either not retained or totally broken. And it's kind of a problem when you hit "load from score" in the Fluid soundfonts menu and then do not get a listing of the name of your saved soundfonts correctly. Blunder Developer Fail 101.
 
       #2 patches under mixer are all reset to whatever default instruments is set in the first soundfonts. ALL SETTINGS LOST in v3 on opening a v2 score.
 
       This is a nightmare and unrecoverable blunder.
 
"Soundfonts" previously saved to score do not correctly "load from score" and several scores i checked have missing or incorrect mixer patches [lost settings] or other mangled settings.

these open fine in v2 not v3

Contacted email support and wax given a total jerkwad ahole canned response to go to forums for help? Really? Huh, I suppose after years of using MuseScore now with 100+ scores, all set, verified and tested in v2 with proper settings as well as.. professional experience with ui/user experience, development and being an extremely proficient tech/web/application user that this is right way to go.

I tested on the latest build of v3.2.3 Arch.

Let's see if we can get any response beyond some stray moron or musescore cuck forum troll who think they want to challenge me or want to defend a total jerkwad group/company who obviously saw my email and decided to send me a BS request.

Way to destroy independent composers important work, some crucially saved with soundfonts, settings - now lost - we all can't afford to hire orchestras or ensembles you total idiots- Musescore destructive, unhelpful and irresponsible people behind them who obviously did not bother to  test their build, nor can field email issues.

I recommend to revoke your support if you care about a serious tool of music scoring and preservation - MuseScore based on their completely blow-up absent support response don't care and worse have no integrity whatsoever.

Go pro?? How about No. At this point I hope MuseScore crashes and burns forever. All my work lost.

Time for someone else with responsible developers and integrity and user support steps in. What a joke, what can a community forum do on the technical end - nothing.

The only thing MuseScore can do now, it get one of their little cuck troll users to attempt to defend the situation on a forum, further deflecting and ignoring.

Those composers who can't hire an orchestra, an ensemble or ar a$$-kissed in the establishment sort of relied on using this software to preserve and demo output their work - the result - totally screwed over, digital scores mangled, “labels”/settings all lost from version 2. The reward for supporting MuseScore and being stabbed in the back and ERASED.

And MuseScore's answer - canned support reply to just go to forums for support and see the usage guide I am already an proficient (and of course I mentioned this in my email).

Moneygrubber, destructive scam artist company/developers who didn't even bother testing their application fully to v3, destroy older version users work and they think it's ok obviously.

MuseScore = ANTI-MUSIC/ANTI-INDIE COMPOSER, convert destructive application set to destroy work on further releases. No excuse.