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Get started fast with Sibelius | First

Start Your First Score

Start your first score with a template or from scratch

Writing Notes

Input notation with your mouse, MIDI controller, or keyboard

Adding Instruments

Add instruments to your score to build up your orchestration

Tips & tricks

Keep scores safe in Review mode

Enhanced Review mode lets you safely review your scores

Cloud Sharing

Cloud Sharing helps you get noticed and collaborate with composers.

Multi-Edit Workflows

Make multiple edits to your scores, speeding up your music workflow.

Go-To and Play

The Go-To and Play helps you listen to your scores on the fly.

Find in Ribbon

See how to find and insert elements into your scores in Sibelius.

Alphabetic Note Input

Speed up your scoring workflow with alphabetic note input.

Adding Lyrics

See how you can easily add lyrics to your scores.

Adding Expression

Learn how to easily add expression to your scores.


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