Sibelius training at The Juilliard School in New York City on 20 July

Philip Rothman in full flow

Philip Rothman of NYC Music Services is running another Sibelius training course at The Juilliard School in New York City on 20 July, and registration is now open. There will be two sessions: a three-hour session for beginners from 10am, and a further three-hour session for intermediate users from 2.30pm. The session for beginners will cover the following:

  • Opening scores and creating new scores
  • Getting around the Sibelius interface, including the new Ribbon
  • Note input, both with and without a MIDI keyboard
  • Selecting and copying music
  • Working with text, dynamics, key signatures and time signatures
  • Basic editing
  • Playing back your score

The intermediate session will cover:

  • A brief review of the topics presented in the Beginners session
  • Chord symbols
  • Score editing
  • Engraving rules
  • Customizing the look of your score, formatting and layout
  • Using plug-ins and filters
  • Working with parts

Each session costs $125 to attend, or you can register for both sessions for $200. Places are limited and registrations are going fast, so if you would like to attend, don’t delay. Philip is an expert Sibelius user with a great deal of experience as a copyist, orchestrator and composer, and an excellent trainer. If you attend either of these sessions, please let me know what you thought!

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