Update on Sibelius and Mac OS X Mavericks

When Apple released OS X Mavericks (10.9) two weeks ago, Avid noted issues with Sibelius 7 and Mavericks regarding how fonts displayed in dialogs and with ReWire capability. Subsequently, several users reported that Sibelius was performing sluggishly on their Mavericks systems. While no solutions have yet been announced, Avid’s Sam Butler today has given a […]

Sibelius and Mac OS X Mavericks

Today Apple released OS X Mavericks (10.9) as a free upgrade to any Mac user currently running 10.6.8 or higher. Sibelius users interested in upgrading to Mavericks should note the following information, posted a short while ago by Avid’s Sam Butler on the chat forum: As you may have heard, Apple have recently released the […]

Sibelius clinic at NYU ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop

I recently had the pleasure of serving again on the faculty of the NYU/ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker. The 2013 workshop, which concluded last week, offers participants from around the world an intense 10-day period in which they attend clinics, participate in seminars, and work with a great faculty of […]

Score for Wesley biopic composed on Sibelius

The forthcoming biopic of John and Charles Wesley from Foundery Pictures, titled simply Wesley, features a score by conductor and composer Bruce Kriesling, composed on Sibelius. Kriesling was profiled by the News & Record newspaper in Greensboro, North Carolina: Bruce Kiesling has waited months to hear this music live. He had composed it on computer, […]