Introducing the new Sibelius First

[youtube][/youtube] We’re very pleased to announce that a new version of Sibelius’s little brother, Sibelius First, is available from today, with some great new features never before seen in music notation software (including Sibelius 7!). Sibelius First is designed for home users, students, instrumental teachers, songwriters, choir masters – anybody who needs to quickly and easily […]

Sixth grade Sibelius students partner with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

It’s always a thrill to hear about Sibelius being used by young musicians starting out in composition, so it was a delight to receive an email from Walt Boyer, specialist music teacher at Atwater Elementary School in Shorewood, Wisconsin, about his school’s involvement in Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra‘s Arts in Community Education programme, which this year […] says Sibelius Student “is an excellent value”

Educator and blogger Chad Criswell, whose site is, has posted a review of the new version of Sibelius Student, and says: Sibelius Student has greatly improved its utility as an educational tool for both classroom and home use. He concludes: Sibelius Student is an excellent value and provides an excellent set of included features […]

Announcing the new Sibelius Student

Today sees the release of the new version of Sibelius Student, the best-selling entry-level version of Sibelius for students in secondary education. Based on the multi award-winning Sibelius 6, the new Sibelius Student includes many improvements that will help young musicians develop their composition skills and complete their homework assignments faster and more easily than […]

Sibelius comes in more than one flavour

The man with only one name, Erik, writes on his blog: …if you like a more classical approach, there are programs that are working with the sheet music look and feel. There are two big brands here, Sibelius and Finale. Finale has products that range from free to expensive, Sibelius comes in one flavor only. […]