What do you get when you combine a catchy children’s tune with a young person’s guide to the orchestra and a lovable finned friend?
We have a video interview with Lisa Dempsey Kane, orchestral librarian at The Juilliard School. We spoke with Lisa about her career and what it’s like working in professional and student orchestras, bowing tips, MOLA, the role of digital technology, music prep advice, and much more.
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.
In this post, from the floor of the 2018 MOLA conference, we talk with Steve Reading from Scores Reformed, a publisher that produces new editions of out-of-copyright works.
In anticipation of the 2018 Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA) conference, an interview with librarian Paul Beck about his life and work, and to hear in his own words what it means to perform the essential function of the librarian in today’s musical world.
The 34th annual Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA) conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland from May 13-16, 2016. I’ll be presenting sessions on Sibelius (the software, that is), Finale, and StaffPad, and Daniel Spreadbury will be giving a keynote presentation on the new Steinberg scoring software.
Tacet parts are useful in performance and recording contexts, to let a player know that their part has been accounted for even if they aren’t playing. Learn how to make these parts in Finale and Sibelius.
I’ll once again be presenting sessions on using Sibelius and Finale at the 2015 MOLA annual conference in Montreal in May, and I’ll also be available for personal consultations.
A brief diary of a recent trip to New Orleans to hear the first notes of a new edition of Aaron Copland’s Third Symphony.
A musician recruits strangers to form an orchestra and perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the span of 10 days, and scores the music in Sibelius in an unconventional way.