Advanced selection techniques in Sibelius

In this guest post, Bruce Munson, explains some of the advanced selection techniques you can employ in Sibelius. Bruce is a composer, arranger, copyist and Sibelius trainer, based in the San Francisco bay area, and runs regular training sessions for beginners, intermediate and advanced users at various venues in California and around the US. For more details […]

Celebrating a support success story

Mark H. Nichols recently had cause to contact Avid’s Sibelius support staff to help get his wife’s copy of Sibelius back up and running after a system reinstallation. He had such an excellent experience that he felt moved to write about it on his blog. He says: This morning I tried to install a fresh […]

Introducing the new Sibelius First

We’re very pleased to announce that a new version of Sibelius’s little brother, Sibelius First, is available from today, with some great new features never before seen in music notation software (including Sibelius 7!). Sibelius First is designed for home users, students, instrumental teachers, songwriters, choir masters – anybody who needs to quickly and easily produce […]

Sibelius makes light work of ETHEL’s new album Heavy

The New York-based experimental string quartet ETHEL (@ETHELCentral) are one of the most exciting chamber music groups performing today. Founded in 1998 by graduates of Juilliard and Eastman / SUNY Stony Brook, the group has built a reputation both as champions of contemporary and new music, but also music education through its Foundation for the Arts. […]

How to run Sibelius 7 without the Quick Start window

Warning: this post gets a bit nerdy about software windowing models. If that doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, try this instead. Likewise, if you’re a Mac user, you might find all this a bit parochial. Like all good modern applications, Sibelius 7 uses the Single Document Interface (SDI) model, which means that each […]