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Certificates of Completion: Sibelius Ultimate 2019 Essential Training

Posted by on 11 January 2021

Certificates of Completion: Sibelius Ultimate 2019 Essential Training

          The Basics: Completed 26 December 2020           Beyond the Basics: Completed 4 January 2020

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BE AN OPPORTUNIST

Posted by on 24 April 2020

BE AN OPPORTUNIST

During these difficult times, and they are difficult, you have 2 choices (maybe more):
You can feel hopeless, helpless and even useless. You feel stuck, because in a way you are stuck (at home).

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A Quick look at Sibelius!

Posted by on 21 February 2019

A Quick look at Sibelius!

Check out Sibelius, music notation software by Avid. Get an overview and download a trial.

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Watch this space for Sibelius online courses!

Posted by on 28 April 2018

How would you like to learn Sibelius or improve your skills in your own time? Soon you will be able to access something like this: Sibelius Music Notation Software – Look and Feel Contact me and let me know what you would like to learn. There is no such thing as a stupid question!  

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Music Notation Software Presentation

Posted by on 27 March 2017

Learn all about Music Notation Software at a Presentation for Music Teachers at the 95th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the SASMT Conference, Frank Pietersen Music Centre in Paarl, Western Cape on 1 April 2017. It’s Easy! Don’t be intimidated by you learners that (think they) know more than you about music technology. I will show you just how easy it is to master music notation software. Forget about using manuscript paper and pen to arrange music for you choir or ensemble. Jot down your creative ideas and improve them as you feel inspired. No more cutting (with...

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Sibelius: how to change default grouping

Posted by on 7 October 2016

Sibelius automatically groups notes into its default, logical groups, for example keeping notes that belong to one beat, together; in this case the beat is a quarter note. Sometimes though you might want a different grouping, because the music will be easier to read for the musician. Here is a quick way to do this. Towards the end of this video, you will be shown how to reset the note spacing, since there are hidden cautionary clefs and key signatures. It is always advised to reset note spacing after you have done formatting.  ...

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