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Avid: Sibelius – The Essentials

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Two days

Why study Avid: Sibelius – The Essentials at Middlesex University?

Aimed at composers, arrangers and publishers, this two-day course introduces many new Sibelius features. It covers how to create a simple lead sheet complete with chord symbols, lyrics, repeat barlines, repeat endings, repeat text and rhythmic slash notation.

It also introduces more advanced notations and some of Sibelius’ most creative features, which can help you to compose, arrange or re-arrange a piece of music with speed.

Course highlights

  • You'll receive tuition from certified trainers
  • You'll have access to an individual work station equipped with Mac Pro or iMac
  • All course-related materials are included
  • You will be able to take the Avid Certified User examination at the end of the course.

What will you study on Avid: Sibelius – The Essentials?

This short course will cover the following areas:

  • New methods of note input
  • Introduction to multiple voices
  • Using the transpose feature
  • Working with repeats
  • Creating chord symbols
  • Inputting lyrics
  • Changing notehead types
  • Creating a lead sheet
  • Using multiple voices and hide/show
  • Using the reduce, explode and arrange features
  • Editing and creating instrument changes
  • Working with drum mapping and notation
  • Importing MIDI files
  • Using advanced filtering, finding and editing
  • Using the worksheet creator
  • Using the transformation options
  • Working with the ideas panel
  • Introduction to layout and formatting
  • Exporting and sharing options.

Upon completion of the programme, you will gain a thorough understanding of the more advanced and creative features Sibelius software offers to end users.  When combined with Avid: Sibelius - An Introduction, this course will prepare you for Sibelius User Certification.

To enrol on this course, you must have completed the Avid: Sibelius - An Introduction and the accompanying exam.

For more information or to book your place, please email our Digital Media Workshop team.

Other courses

Avid: Sibelius – An Introduction

Duration: One day

Code: SB101

Avid: Sibelius – A Comprehensive Introduction

Duration: Three days

Code: SB100

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