Hi all!  Yes it has been a while since I’ve posted. Good news is I do have some new Sibelius posts coming soon! But I first wanted to share some exciting news about what I’ve been doing over the past five months. In August of 2013 I was fortunate to be called to play trombone on Martina […]


Hi all just a quick note. I will be doing a free Sibelius 7 workshop at Sweetwater in Ft. Wayne Indiana saturday January 18, 2014 from 10am to noon. Topics to include: • Why put notes on paper? • Basic Sibelius concepts • Sibelius Signal flow • Keys to efficient workflow • Tips to keep […]


Hi it’s me I’m back. 2013 is almost over and you may have noticed I took a hiatus from blogging. No worries all is well! I’ve been producing, arranging, and, playing trombone in addition to all the usual things people do with their lives. I’ve got some Sibelius posts planned and also posts about some […]


Avid recently released Sibelius 7 and as usual the folks who develop this award winning software have come up with some great new features. But what is really creating quite a buzz, especially from long time users of Sibelius is a new user interface called ‘The Ribbon.’ DON’T PANIC! If you came from the pencil […]


It’s taken a while to get my first blog post up this year but here it is! On January 22nd I had my first trip to London and my first session at Abbey Road Studios. The producer and engineer for the project was my friend Mark Hornsby.  We recorded 3 of my orchestral arrangements with […]

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Thanks to Doug Roberts and Dave McKay of Roberts Creative Systems for inviting me to speak at the Nashville Sibelius User Group meeting. And thank you to all who attended for making me feel so welcome. We covered a lot of ground in Sibelius as well as related software and music notation topics. And if I’m […]