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12
May

Printer-Friendly Attendance Sheets & Schedules

This week we’ve added a “Download” option to the calendar page which allows you to download a printable (PDF) version of your attendance sheets and/or your daily schedule. This is ideal for teachers who don’t have an iPad or computer in their studio and want to take notes throughout the day, then input them into …

5
May

Birthdays, Birthdays, Birthdays

This week we’re introducing some changes to the calendar and student details centered around birthdays. We started by adding birthdays to the main calendar; you can now see birthdays as individual events. By default this option is enabled but it can be turned off in your Profile Settings page. We decided not to include birthdays …

28
Apr

More Ways to Customize My Music Staff

This week we’ve added a number of new features to My Music Staff. Here’s what’s new: Invoice Due Dates – When creating new invoices you can now provide an optional due date. If you select a due date, it will be printed at the top of the invoices. Invoice Numbers – My Music Staff can …

21
Apr

Cancellation Notes, Event Editing and New Options

This morning we successfully rolled out our weekly update to  My Music Staff. Here’s a summary of the changes: Family Filter Last week we added the ability to filter the calendar by Student and Event Category. Based on your feedback, we’ve improved the student filtering by adding “Family” entries for families with multiple students. If …

17
Apr

Easter Holiday Hours

Notice to My Music Staff members: Our office will be closed for the Easter weekend beginning Thursday, April 17 at 5PM Eastern time. Email and telephone technical support will be unavailable during this time. We will reopen for regular business on Monday, April 21st at 9AM Eastern time. From everyone at My Music Staff, we …

14
Apr

Filters, Calendar Changes and Report Options

This morning we rolled out some changes to various aspects of My Music Staff. Here’s a summary of what’s new: Invoice Filters We’ve added filters to the “Families & Invoices” page so that you can view invoices from a specific date range. This is helpful if you’d like to only see invoices created recently. There …

14
Apr

Heartbleed

You’re probably getting tired of hearing about the “Heartbleed” vulnerability that has affected many websites, but we thought it would be prudent to take a moment to discuss the issue with respect to My Music Staff. MyMusicStaff.com was NOT affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability. My Music Staff does not use on OpenSSL (the actual software …

4
Apr

Email Reminders for Specific Event Types

A few weeks ago we added automatic email reminders to My Music Staff. Since then we’ve had a few member emails asking if it was possible to only send email reminders for specific types of events. For example, you may not wish to send email reminders for weekly lessons, but you may wish to send …

28
Mar

Calendar and Invoice Changes

Today we’ve rolled out a handful of changes to the calendar interface in an effort to improve overall readability. We’ve moved the “Calendar Tools” buttons from the right hand side of the screen to the up above the calendar. This provides the calendar with the maximum horizontal space so that it reads better (especially for …

25
Mar

New Options for Teachers

As part of our ongoing effort to make My Music Staff the best software for music teachers, we’ve introduced a few changes this week. Here’s what’s new: We’ve improved the “Help” pop-up for desktops/laptop users (and other large screen devices). The pop-up window is now wider and better suits the long form content. We’ve also …

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