Ask Me Anything about Music Notation, Dorico and Film Scoring

Membership plan: Going Deeper | Topics: Music Production

Course overview

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Join this Ask Me Anything session to engage with film and television composer, Helen Noir, and gain valuable insights into the intricate world of music notation.

During this session, Helen Noir will be available to address any and all questions you may have concerning music notation, with Dorico, scoring music for film, and orchestration. What are the expectations of an orchestra in terms of scores? How do you get from a MIDI recording to a notation that can be used by performers? Write down your question in the comments section to help Helen prepare for the session.

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Who is this sessions for?

  • Music producers looking to work with notation software
  • Composers working with live musicians
  • Anyone interested in learning Dorico
  • Musicians looking to start with digital notation

Session materials and Zoom link

  • Access the Zoom link


  • A computer and Internet connection

Course schedule

Meet your instructor

Helen Noir (she/her) is a London-based soprano, composer, orchestrator & producer. She writes soundtracks for film, fashion and theatre, most recently for Joseph Wilson's Isn't it a Beautiful World, which premiered at BFI London Film Festival in October 2021. She works specifically with directors and designers to take music from initial composition through recording, orchestration, production and mixing. She also performs regularly with cult performance art group Theo Adams Company, and is an operatic session vocalist.


Useful links

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