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Avid: Sibelius – Fundamentals II (SB110)

Module code SB110
Attendance Three days
Duration Full-time
Fees £279


Aimed at composers, arrangers and publishers, this three-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.

Avid solutions are used to create the most listened to, watched and loved media in the world. The certified Avid courses we offer equip budding media enthusiasts and seasoned professionals with the skills required to harness Avid’s powerful technology with proficiency.

When training with us you can expect exceptional teaching from seasoned industry practitioners, an award-winning learning environment, and access to all the latest technology and equipment.

This course has been accredited by Avid.

What's included

  • You'll receive tuition from certified trainers
  • You'll have access to an individual workstation 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.

Course content

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 this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the more advanced and creative features Sibelius software offers to end users. When combined with Avid: Sibelius - Fundamentals I (SB101), this course will prepare you for Sibelius User Certification.

How to apply

To enrol on this course, you must have successfully completed Avid: Sibelius - Fundamentals I (SB101).

To book your place and for further information, please email our Digital Media Workshop team.