Sibelius has built-in tools for marking up your score, which can actually be quite useful in professional situations. In this post we’ll explore Sibelius’s commenting feature, how to use it, and how to make the most of it through plug-ins.
We’ve been “road testing” a new edition of the full ballet of Copland’s Billy the Kid with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra to make the music the very best it can be before it’s published.
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with PreSonus’s Jim Boitnott and Chris Swaffer, and talk about the latest Notion developments, including Notion 6.5 — the seventh free maintenance update for Notion 6 — which was released earlier this month on January 15, 2019.
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with Noteflight’s John Mlynczak, and discuss the web-based music notation software that allows musicians to create, share, teach, sell, and purchase music.
The release of the iPad Pro 2018 edition presents some truly astonishing hardware that has the potential to replace a lot of what composers, performers, educators, and librarians are doing with notated music. Just don’t throw out your laptops yet.
Today Avid released Sibelius 2018.6, the latest version of its notation software. While the 2018.6 release is mostly geared toward unifying the different Sibelius tiers into one installer and the availability of the free tier for the first time, a few improvements made their way into this release in the areas of note spacing, grace notes, multi-text entry, tied notes, and more.
We prepare all of the orchestral music for Carnegie Hall’s Link Up educational program, for students in grades 3 through 5. It’s deeply satisfying taking a masterwork by a great composer like Stravinsky and revisiting it by setting the notes anew. It wasn’t just the grade school students who were educated during this process!
Our NAMM 2018 coverage continues with Steve Morell, founder & CEO of NiceChart, the new online service that specializes in producing customizable sheet music on demand.
Our NAMM 2018 coverage continues with Soundslice, the impressive web-based learning software and music player — and, as of this week, a lot more, besides. In visiting with with founder Adrian Holovaty, we take a look at their new Channels feature, and an online music notation editor.
We escape the urban jungle of New York City and head to the beautiful campus of the University of Nebraska to discuss collaborations, music preparation, and more with talented students in the music and theatre programs.