It’s always good to try before you buy – especially when something costs more than 20 quid! Anyway, here’s the link to Download Sibelius Ultimate for anybody interested in the world’s top notation scoring program.
Don’t forget, we offer the Lowest UK for Sibelius Ultimate so bookmark our site to benefit from our special prices.
You can download Sibelius Ultimate from here
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Avid Academic Eligibility and Verification
If you’re a student, teacher, or faculty member at a qualified academic institution, you can purchase Avid Academic products at a substantial discount as long as you meet one of the following eligibility requirements and can provide proof of eligibility:
Individuals qualified to buy individual Academic versions of Sibelius, Pro Tools, and/or Media Composer:
University/college students—Students enrolled at a higher education institution defined as an accredited, government-recognized public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees and/or certificates1
Faculty and staff—Teachers and staff employed by an accredited, government-recognized public or private primary or secondary school, local education authority, or public or private university or college, for-profit career/vocational schools that grant degrees and/or certificates, and schools for instrumental instruction/tuition
Homeschool teachers—Teachers as defined by local homeschooling regulations detailed at http://www.hslda.org/laws/default.asp
Individuals qualified to buy individual Academic versions of Sibelius only (but not Pro Tools or Media Composer):
UK Secondary school students—Students enrolled at an accredited, government-recognized public or private secondary school providing full-time instruction1
UK Homeschooled secondary students —Secondary students schooled at home, as defined by local regulations detailed at http://www.hslda.org/laws/default.asp
Individuals qualified to buy multiple Academic versions of Media Composer only* (but not multiple copies of Pro Tools or Sibelius):
UK Institutions—Teachers and staff purchasing Avid academic products for institutional use, instead of personal use. Users must be employed by an accredited, government-recognized public or private primary or secondary school, local education authority, or public or private university or college, for-profit career/vocational schools that grant degrees and/or certificates, and schools for instrumental instruction/tuition
Please note: If you want to purchase multiple copies of Sibelius or, Pro Tools Academic products for use in your educational institution, or want to buy standard (non-Academic) versions of Sibelius, Pro Tools or Media Composer, please contact SOFTPLANET LTD on 01334 461244 or Avid directly.
Proof of eligibility
Simply call 01334 461244 to find out about student discount.
Higher education students—You must show evidence of current enrollment at an accredited, government-recognized public or private post-secondary/tertiary degree-granting academic institution, or for-profit career/vocational schools that grants degrees and/or certificates, by providing one of the following:
A copy of a UK student ID card containing the student’s name, school name, and the current academic term
A copy of a tuition statement or course bill that includes the school’s logo or seal, student name, and the current date/academic term.
An official letter from the registrar of the school, including student name, the school name, and the current date/academic term.
A copy of a student schedule including student name, the school name, and the current date/academic term
A copy of a grade report statement or transcript including student name, the school name, and the current date/academic term
Screen captures from school websites may be accepted in lieu of official documentation if your name, school name, and valid date are clearly visible (acceptance is at the sole discretion of Avid)
Teachers, faculty, and staff— You must show evidence of current employment at a government-recognized public or private primary or secondary school, local education authority, public or private university or college, for-profit career/vocational school that grants degrees and/or certificates, or school for instrumental instruction/tuition by providing one of the following:
A copy of a faculty or staff paycheck stub that includes employee name and employer (school) name
An employer’s written confirmation on school letterhead or certificate of employment
Institutions—Anyone purchasing an Institution license of Media Composer | Software on behalf of an Education Institution may be required to provide proof of eligibility. You must show evidence of current employment at a government-recognized public or private primary or secondary school, local education authority, public or private university or college, for-profit career/vocational school that grants degrees and/or certificates, or school for instrumental instruction/tuition by providing one of the following:
A valid email address issued by your institution (i.e., firstname.lastname@example.org)
Written confirmation on school letterhead naming the school and the individual completing the verification.
Note: This applies to Media Composer | Software for Education Institutions only at this time.
Secondary students—must show evidence of current enrollment at an accredited, government-recognized public or private secondary school by providing one of the following:
A copy of a student ID card containing your (the student’s) name, school name, and the current academic year
A copy of a report card, a tuition statement, or a letter from the school administration that confirms your enrollment status (all documentation must contain the school, district, or local authority name, your name, and a date reflecting the current academic year)
UK Homeschool teachers or students—You must show evidence of status as a homeschool teacher by providing one of the following:
A current copy of a Homeschool Membership Association card
A current copy of a curriculum receipt
Any official documentation issued by the local/state government that recognizes your family’s intent to homeschool
Available Academic purchases for individuals
Eligible students and educators may purchase individual “Academic Student” or “Academic Teacher” versions of our software at significant discounts from SOFTPLANET LTD – We are official AVID resellers. Students and educators must provide proof of eligibility (as outlined above) to receive a serial number for their Academic product.
Available Academic purchases for institutions (multi-seat licenses)
Eligible academic institutions may purchase multi-seat licenses for Sibelius, Pro Tools, and/or Media Composer. In some cases volume discounts may apply. This type of purchase must be made through a school or university purchase order. Please contact us for assistance with multi-seat licenses on 01334 461244.
Students and Teachers are limited to one product approval per individual per year for each product type (Pro Tools, Sibelius, and Media Composer).
Applies to single purchases only of a specific product or a bundled product – Phone for more details on bundles!
Elementary/primary school students do not qualify for student discounts/pricing
Students taking courses at non-government accredited career/vocational schools are not qualified to purchase Avid Academic products.
For higher education students, “current” is defined as within the last six months.
All documentation confirming employment of faculty/staff must be dated within the last six months.
Sibelius 8.1.1 Update
Sibelius is the world’s best-selling music notation software, offering sophisticated, yet easy-to-use tools that are proven and trusted by composers, arrangers, publishers, educators and students alike.
With the latest version of Sibelius®, creating beautiful, accurate, easy-to-read scores is more effortless than ever. Sibelius® allows users to write at the speed of their creativity with the tools used most in live performance, music publishing and film composition.
Sibelius 8.1.1 update latest features
Sibelius introduces several of the Avid customer community’s top requests, demonstrating Avid’s commitment to listening to the needs of customers. The release aims to enable musicians, composers, arrangers and engravers to create beautiful, accurate, easy-to-read scores more effortlessly than ever. Sibelius 8.1.1 update also includes stability improvements.
- Intelligent Rests—Enhanced Magnetic Layout—Any time a rest is created the newly enhanced Magnetic Layout tool automatically re-positions the rest to align optimally with the phrasing of surrounding notes.
- Get perfect repeated endings—Layout improvements mean that users can now create multiple time-ending bars that appear and play back just they are expected.
- Share music more easily—MP3 export—Users can now score as an MP3 audio file, making it faster and easier to send music through email, Skype or even posting it across social network channels.
- Additional Improvements—Check out this post about Sibelius® 8.1.1 in the Sibelius® Forum by product manager Sam Butler listing other improvements, including El Capitan support
SOFTPLANET LTD attended the Bett Show in London – January 2015. And, of course always looking out for new and exciting products for schools. We found The Skoog – a very interesting piece of hardware and software which opens the door to music for everyone – Especially for children who may have physical disabilities.
The Skoog for Special Needs Movie
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