Ah, summer. Time for long walks on the beach, cool refreshing drinks — and time to catch up on all your reading from the Sibelius blog from the first half of this year. From Sibelius updates, to industry news, products, tips and tutorials, there’s lots here to enjoy.
Today’s MOLA sessions featured Steinberg product marketing manager Daniel Spreadbury demonstrating the company’s new scoring application to assembled audience members, my Finale and StaffPad presentations, and much more.
A report from the first day of activities at the 34th annual MOLA Conference in Helsinki, with presentations on music notation and an update on tomorrow’s Steinberg product demonstration.
The 34th annual Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA) conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland from May 13-16, 2016. I’ll be presenting sessions on Sibelius (the software, that is), Finale, and StaffPad, and Daniel Spreadbury will be giving a keynote presentation on the new Steinberg scoring software.
The latest StaffPad update brings support for pickup bars, D.C./D.S./Coda repeats, bar repeats, automatic drum kit notation, plus a host of miscellaneous improvements and performance upgrades that add up to a very solid update.
Whether it’s your first time reading these posts or you’re coming back for seconds, here are many of the posts from the past year, from industry news and interviews, to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.
Ho ho ho, the 2015 holiday shopping guide is out for music nerds and those who love them, with some new goodies and some old favorites to stuff your stocking and lighten your wallet.
Completely redesigned for Windows 10, the latest version of StaffPad is a free update for existing users and boasts impressive new features like partial bar selection, swing playback, handwritten dynamics recognition, sketch layer colors, and a new voice activated smart assistant.