Come and see Sibelius at Musikmesse Frankfurt

The great and the good of the music industry are descending on Frankfurt, Germany this week for Europe’s biggest music trade show, which opens tomorrow and closes on Saturday. Avid will be there with a big and beautiful stand in Hall 5.1, Booth A68, and you’ll be able to check out all of our latest audio […]

Winter workshops in Washington state

Mike Klinger, the founder and proprietor of the Synthesis MIDI Workshop in Portland, Oregon, has been teaching music technology and helping educators and institutions make the most of music technology for more than 40 years. Ten years ago, he fulfilled a life-long dream to have a dedicated facility in which to teach and exhibit best […]

What Pro Tools 9 means for Sibelius users

Last Thursday, at the 129th Audio Engineering Society Convention in San Francisco, California, Avid unveiled a major new release of its industry-standard audio and music production software, Pro Tools. As a Sibelius user, you may have heard about this news already, but decided that it doesn’t mean anything to you. You may already have another […]

Howard Goodall: “My two best friends are Sibelius 6 and Pro Tools 8”

Russ Hughes of the AIR Users Blog, an excellent blog dedicated to supporting users of the virtual instruments and effects produced by AIR, Avid’s dedicated team of plug-in developers, has posted an interview with composer Howard Goodall. In the interview, Howard discusses his journey to becoming a well-known composer, his compositional approach, and the kit […]

An afternoon at Abbey Road Studios

The world-famous zebra crossing outside the equally world-famous Abbey Road Studios in St John’s Wood, north London, was thronging with tourists as usual, local motorists waiting with an air of polite resignation as people strode across the road, stopping halfway to pose for their friend standing on the pavement holding a camera. The gateposts outside […]