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.
In this Q&A we learn about the process of publishing new editions of music that’s in public domain, as well as a trip down memory lane as engravers Steve Reading and Annie Miller recall the early days of the Sibelius software.
Steven Reading’s prepared remarks for the opening plenary of the 2014 conference of the Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA): The Art of Reprinting and Re-Engraving — A Dialogue.
An independent guide that compares certain features of the two leading commercial music notation applications, as prepared for the 2014 conference of the world’s orchestra librarians.
I’ll be presenting three sessions on using Sibelius and Finale at the 2014 MOLA annual conference in Miami Beach in May, and I’ll also be available for personal consultations.
Discovering Sibelius was eye-opening for Béla Fleck, who used the notation software for his concerto for banjo and orchestra.
The New York Philharmonic has an education outreach program called Very Young Composers that connects elementary school students as young as eight years of age with the orchestra, and this past weekend Tri States Radio, which covers parts of Iowa, Missouri and Illinois as part of the National Public Radio network, ran a story highlighting the […]
Broadcast Pro Middle East, a monthly magazine devoted to the broadcast TV and video market in the Arab world, features the United Arab Emirates Philharmonic Orchestra, the UAE’s only full orchestra, and its founder and artistic director, Philipp Maier: After launching the latest generation of the music notation software, Avid Sibelius 7, Philipp Maier was […]
The Scarsdale Daily ran a story over the weekend about a joint effort between Quaker Ridge Elementary School and Scarsdale High School in Scarsdale, New York to provide the elementary students who play in the school’s orchestra with some exciting new arrangements of songs by Bruno Mars, Adele and OneRepublic. Andy Sherman, a junior at […]
The Midwest Clinic is one of the largest music education conferences in the world: hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of educators flock to Chicago, Illinois every December to share best practices, show off their wares, and promote increasing standards in music education and instrumental performance in particular. The show runs from Wednesday 14 December until […]