The veteran composer, arranger, orchestrator, and band leader Tim Davies has been writing a series of refreshing and immensely useful posts about orchestration on his new blog, deBreved. With an eye toward practical and creative instruction for film orchestrators, I always find myself learning something new with each of Tim’s posts. One of the posts […]
Judging from the interest in the Bravura font, the pre-release version of the font to be included with Steinberg’s new notation software, Sibelius users are eager for new ways to make their music look even more distinctive and beautiful. With the ubiquity of notation software, each program has certain “tells” that, to the relatively trained […]
I’m pleased to announce that, with my company NYC Music Services, I’ll be running a one-day Sibelius training course on Friday, August 16, 2013 at The Juilliard School in New York City. There are many exciting Sibelius training sessions and workshops happening around the world this summer, and I thought I’d join in the fun! Registration is […]
Learn how to create custom line shapes using font characters in Sibelius.
Katie Wardrobe of Midnight Music is offering a new online course with the goal of make your arranging tasks quicker and easier using Sibelius. The course, called “Speedy Arranging with Sibelius“, runs for four successive Mondays beginning July 29, and concludes on August 19. About the course and its origins, Katie says: Throughout the 25 […]
With this undocumented hack, you can place a graphic on the bottom of the first page of music in every part of your Sibelius file.