News and Updates

November 7, 2018

Dorico: an interview with Daniel Spreadbury

This summer I switched from Finale to Dorico for all my writing and arranging. The process has been well worth the time and effort, and it’s completely transformed my workflow for lead sheets, piano scores, and orchestrations. Meanwhile, Dorico continues to improve with every new […]
July 25, 2018

A Dorico Review

One month ago, after following its development from a distance for a year or so, I downloaded a free trial of Dorico. And today, when my trial expired after a thirty-day test drive, I immediately purchased a license. Dorico has exceeded my expectations in every […]
June 25, 2018

Hymnal engraving handbook

As the second edition of the hymnal nears the final editing stages, I’ve realized there’s a need to codify music engraving principles specifically for typesetting hymnals. More people are typesetting and printing hymnals and supplements for their own churches, and the quality of reference materials […]
March 28, 2018

Hymnal project update

I’m happy to announce that the Kickstarter campaign for the second edition of our hymnal is close to being fully funded! The number of hymnals we print will depend on how much initial funding we raise. All backers who purchase the pew edition will receive […]
March 13, 2018

A typesetting time-lapse and a project update

Thanks to all of you who’ve supported the new edition to this point! After 10 days, the project is 36% funded. There’s just over a month left to contribute to the Kickstarter project, which you can view by clicking on the link below. Kickstarter works […]
March 5, 2018

A new hymnal edition and a Kickstarter campaign

After the third printing of our hymnal sold out last month, we’ve decided to print an updated edition! We’ll be including 70 new songs (and time signatures, for those of you who missed them) for a total of 325. The hymnal will have the same […]