Jane Cull was inspired to create Plinky Plonk by her 2 young children. The idea was to create a fun and engaging game that would teach children how to read music and play the piano.
Jane is a working mum by day, who has taught herself how to write apps by night. She was supported & encouraged by her parents to develop her musical ability from the age of 6; gaining the highest mark in Grade 8 piano, playing in the National Youth Orchestra and leading the Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra. She believes every child should have equal opportunity to develop musical talent.
Jane can’t thank enough the considerable help from students and staff at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in developing Plinky Plonk. It would not have been possible without them. Bev Bush, Senior lecturer and Games Design Course became an advisor on the project and brought in UCLAN Students Emma Smith, Hannah Spikings and Steph McStea to create the game graphics. The Note Recog library is released under the GNU LGPL.