Sibelius training sessions in California and Colorado in Fall 2013

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Bruce Munson of Munson Music Services wrote in to let me know of several training sessions he’ll be running in October and November.

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in San Rafael, CA
The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in San Rafael, CA

Intermediate to Advanced Sibelius
Saturday, October 12, 2013
9 am – 4 pm

San Rafael, CA

Offered through the Intel Computer Clubhouse (at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center), this workshop is a continuation of the Beginning to Intermediate Sibelius training workshop, and focuses on learning intermediate to advanced techniques in using the software. Topics covered include:

  • Filters
  • Plug-ins
  • Exploring the House Styles menu
  • Learning about layout and formatting

Tuition is $200.

To register online, go to the Intel Computer Clubhouse web site, or call John MacLeod at the Intel Computer Clubhouse at 415-459-6884, ext. 101. The registration deadline is Wed., Oct. 9.

Intermediate to Advanced Sibelius: Music Scanning
Saturday, November 2, 2013
9 am – 4 pm

San Rafael, CA

Offered through the Intel Computer Clubhouse (at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center), this workshop is a comprehensive training in the use of the music scanning software, PhotoScore Ultimate. The training consists of both directed modules and self-paced projects that include using on-site scanners (or your own scanner and laptop) and working with various types of hard-copy and digital source materials. Topics covered include:

  • Transposing a piece of sheet music into a new key
  • Arranging a piano piece for an ensemble
  • Changing instruments, e.g., turning a Bass Clarinet part into a Baritone Sax part
  • Creating a piano reduction from a choral score
  • Turning a piece of music in PDF file format into a Sibelius file

Tuition is $200.

To register online, go to the Intel Computer Clubhouse web site, or call John MacLeod at the Intel Computer Clubhouse at 415-459-6884, ext. 101. The registration deadline is Wed., Oct. 30.

Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, CO
Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, CO

Beginning to Intermediate Sibelius
Saturday, October 19, 2013
9 am – 4 pm

Fort Collins, CO

Offered through Front Range Community College, this six-hour workshop focuses on building the skills and techniques necessary to efficiently and properly use Sibelius music notation software. Topics covered include:

  • Getting around the interface
  • Bar and note selection
  • Creating a score
  • Note and text entry
  • Basic editing

The training will consist of both directed modules and self-paced projects and is designed for music teachers, music students, composers/ arrangers, and music copyists using any version of Sibelius.

Tuition is $200.

To register online, go to the Front Range Community College web site, or call 970-204-8686. The registration deadline is Sat., Oct. 12.

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