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Composer Steven Feifke Talks Small Wins, Big Band, and Growing Up

The thought of switching to another program has literally never crossed my mind. When you’re composing, arranging, and orchestrating, the fewer barriers between the creative process that’s happening in your mind and how you input it, the better.

STEVEN FEIFKE, PIANIST, BANDLEADER, COMPOSER

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Germaine Franco on Dora, Collaboration, and Her Favorite Avid Features

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Simon Franglen on Technology, China, and Composing in Mandarin

If you are going to have people play music in ensembles, you need some way of letting them understand what notes they’re going to play. That involves notation—and that involves Sibelius.

SIMON FRANGLEN, COMPOSER

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Jeff Wayne Reimagines Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds with Help from Sibelius

I’ve had Sibelius since it came out and it has remained the program I work with ever since. I was trained to orchestrate by hand, but digital technology took over and made the process easier and faster.

JEFF WAYNE, COMPOSER, ARRANGER, CONDUCTOR, AND PRODUCER

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From Michael Jackson to Meshuggah, Aussie Drummer Troy Wright Brings Sibelius to the Masses

By transcribing I can actually see what I’m playing and then, when I’m reading the transcript, I’m playing it 100% correct from the beginning so muscle-memory is kicking in right from the start.

TROY WRIGHT, PROFESSIONAL DRUMMER & MUSIC TEACHER

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Stage Presence: Benny Rietveld on Perfecting Live Performance

I use Sibelius | Ultimate to get the most salient melodic and rhythmic fragments, and then move things around, copy and paste, and fine-tune. I’ve got it down to where it’s really simple and really fun.

BENNY RIETVELD, BASSIST AND MUSICAL DIRECTOR, SANTANA

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