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Avid: Sibelius – A Comprehensive Introduction

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SIB 100
Five days
£500 + VAT

Why study Avid: Sibelius – A Comprehensive Introduction at Middlesex University?

Combining the Sibelius - The Basics and Sibelius - The Essentials courses, this extremely comprehensive five-day course provides you with a thorough understanding of how to get the best from Sibelius at a user level.

By the end of this course, you will have gained in-depth knowledge of how to get the most from Sibelius at a user level and the accompanying user certification upon successful completion of the Avid Certified User exam.

Course highlights

  • You'll receive tuition from certified trainers with in-depth industry knowledge
  • You'll have access to an individual work station equipped with Mac Pro
  • All course-related materials (including manual) are included
  • Avid Certified User examination.

What will you study on Avid: Sibelius – A Comprehensive Introduction?

This short course will cover the following areas:

  • Navigating and understanding the Sibelius interface
  • Making selections
  • Creating a new score and inputting score objects
  • Introduction to note input
  • Editing pitches and rhythms
  • Step-time note input and adding score objects
  • Working with text styles
  • Finishing and printing your score
  • 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.

To enrol on this course you must have a basic understanding of music theory, notation and how to read music. You must also have some familiarity with Mac computers and basic keyboard skills.

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

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