Sibelius sings with EWQL Symphonic Choirs

In this guest post by A. Eric Heukeshoven, find out how to make Sibelius 6 sing lyrics during playback using the latest version EastWest Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs. Eric is a member of the music faculty at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, where he teaches composition, arranging, ear training, low brass, organ, and jazz piano. […]

Sibelius training in San Rafael, CA this February

Bruce Munson of Munson Music Services is running two more of his regular Sibelius workshops at the Marin Youth Center in San Rafael, CA this coming February. On Saturday 12 February, you can attend a workshop for beginner to intermediate users, focusing on: Getting around the interface Bar and note selection Creating a score Note […]

Creating composite symbols in Sibelius

Sibelius includes many hundreds of different symbols for every purpose, but every now and again you may find yourself requiring a symbol that isn’t included. One way to create a new symbol is to combine two or more existing symbols into a new one, creating a composite symbol. In the above video tutorial, I explain […]

Tom Rudolph and Vince Leonard on their new Sibelius book

Hal Leonard is about to publish a second edition of Tom Rudolph and Vince Leonard’s book, Sibelius: A Comprehensive Guide to Sibelius Music Notation Software, which has been thoroughly updated and revised. The first edition of the book covered Sibelius 4, and as you would expect the new edition now includes lots of information about […]

Save 50% in the Sibelius January Upgrade Sale

For one month only, Avid has reduced the price of single-user Sibelius 6 upgrades by 50%. If you’re currently using Sibelius 5 or any earlier version and you hold a single-user educational, professional or competitive crossgrade license, now’s the time to upgrade. Sibelius 6 features literally hundreds of improvements over previous versions, including revolutionary features […]

Learn Sibelius 6 in one hour, the ebook

My post linking to James Humberstone’s Learn Sibelius in one hour videos remains the most often-viewed post on this blog after more than 18 months. Now James has written an ebook to accompany the videos, and it’s available as a Kindle book on Amazon. Weighing in at a svelte 60 pages, James’s book covers the […]