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HIGH SCHOOL UPDATE

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Your love and support really worked! I made my symphonic band as a freshie! I got 6th chair out of 8 symphonic flutes and   7 concert flutes. So how did auditions go? I did all of my scales and arpeggios in 2 octaves (minus Bb, which is the end of me so I only did it in one octave), ALMOST flopped on my chromatic but MADE IT, played my prepared exercise LIKE A SAVAGE, and then the wheels had to come off at sight reading that I'm pretty sure was grade 4 1/2. ANYWAYS, I love ALL of YOU who motivated me! THANKS!


                                                                                       Love, Ella

Anybody Arranging for Alto Flute?

Hi everyone! I've been lurking around this website for a while but this is my first forum post. I just bought an alto flute, and I was wondering if any of you were composing or arranging solo pieces for the instrument. I can't seem to find much when I search the site so I thought I'd ask here. Right now I'm particularly interested in video game and anime derived pieces - I'm part of my city's Gamer Symphony Orchestra and want to keep in theme - but honestly I'll play anything.

I think someone took my arrangement, what do I do?

About a month ago I uploaded my transcription of Sommarfågel by Wintergatan. Here: https://musescore.com/user/28891226/scores/5475794

I was updating my score today and decided to browse what others had done.

I stumbled upon an arrangement by JLevasier, https://musescore.com/user/19752226/scores/5519648, posted about a month after mine. It appears to be an exact copy of my arrangement, except for instrument changes and transpositions up/down octaves. Even my dynamics are there.

Obviously, I am not the original author of the piece, as it was written by the band Wintergatan. I also used two YouTube videos, which I credited in my description, to help with some of the transcription. However, some of my upload is original, as I couldn't transcribe everything perfectly. Some of the bass and violin parts are of my own doing.

I don't know much about music ownership or copyright. Since I'm not the original author, does that mean that it's okay for JLevasier to reupload my arrangement with a few minor changes? I commented on his/her upload for credit in their description. Should I have done that? Any comments on this matter would be greatly appreciated. Thanks all and have a nice day!