Sibelius | Ultimate in the classroom

If you're a student, teacher, or educator, you can get a substantial discount on Sibelius | Ultimate (formerly Sibelius—learn more) composing software. Subscribe to Sibelius | Ultimate, Education Pricing starting at just $9.99 USD/month, or own it for only $299 USD—see if you qualify for academic eligibility. Plus, Sibelius | Ultimate includes powerful classroom tools and worksheets, a handy Annotate feature, and Microsoft Surface Pro pen input optimization, opening up new possibilities for educators and students to teach and learn notation.

Sibelius | Ultimate and Surface Pro for Education

Get started fast with Sibelius composing software for Educators

Our new 8-part video series helps teachers understand and learn some of the many powerful educational features in Sibelius | Ultimate.

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Sibelius | Ultimate Worksheet Creator

If you teach music, you know how long it can take to produce good curriculum materials. That's why we invented the unique Worksheet Creator, in collaboration with experienced teachers and educators.

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Easy classroom control—only in Sibelius | Ultimate

Available only with Sibelius | Ultimate, the network version helps teachers manage a lab of Sibelius | Ultimate copies from a single computer, and ensure that students are doing what they're supposed to be doing.

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Sibelius | Ultimate Network License Server

No matter how many Sibelius | Ultimate network licenses your school owns, the Sibelius | Ultimate License Server makes it easy for students to access them from any networked computer in the school.

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Sophisticated enough to meet the demands of the world's top professional composers, arrangers, and publishers, yet simple enough for students of all ages, Sibelius | Ultimate is the superior choice for learning and teaching music notation, composition, and music theory.

With flexible licensing for institutions and built-in classroom management features, Sibelius | Ultimate is the ideal solution for your classroom or lab.

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Training from Avid

Training courses


  • Get Started Fast with Sibelius—This 5-part video series helps you get started fast and make music as quickly as possible. These tutorials are designed mostly for those new to Sibelius, but existing users may also discover helpful tips along the way.

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