Finale: Using Templates & Shortcuts
Learn how to use Finale shortcuts and create industry-standard musical theatre templates to help maximize your workflow and minimize setup.
Using Finale notation software, learn how to set up standard page layouts, fonts, chord libraries, articulation sets and dynamic markings to make your scores ready to be read by any Broadway pit or symphony orchestra. These templates will be flexible enough to accommodate any setting and allow for your personal flair to shine through in your sheet music. Want to try Finale? Click here to get a 30-day free trial.
Instructor: Conor Keelan
Conor Keelan is an award-winning orchestrator, arranger, music director and guitarist based out of NYC. His arrangements have been played by orchestras and bands around the world and sung by Patti LaBelle, Jon Batiste, Jessie Mueller, and Alice Ripley among others. Select credits include: (TV/Streaming) Encore!, Pride & Prejudice, Estella Scrooge (B’Way) A Bronx Tale (Off-B’Way) The Pout-Pout Fish, Merrily We Roll Along, Painted Alice. In addition to theatre, Conor is a producer for rock and folk bands as well as the orchestrator for the American Pops Orchestra. www.cmkeelan.com
Graham Donahue (verified owner) –
I have been looking for a class like this that showed, in detail, how to set up a score to look professional, according to Broadway standards. This is certain to save you a lot of time and get you up and running with a great looking score right away!