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Using The ForScore App To Edit And Manage Digital Music Scores In Rehearsal And Performance


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Using The ForScore App To Edit And Manage Digital Music Scores In Rehearsal And Performance

Course Overview

Collaborative music production and performances always involve fluid processes, constantly needing annotation, editing, and management of draft documents. ForScore is an application which affords on-the-spot annotation on musical scores, and organises file management. With such an application, musicians are able to play directly from their latest drafts, easily retrieving the right versions, referencing older drafts if necessary.

Using the ForScore app to edit and manage digital music scores in rehearsal and performance enables learners to come up with their best strategies to use this software application in their own contexts.

Who Should Attend

  • Music Instructors
  • Composers
  • Performers

Course Duration

1 day

Course Outline

LU 1: Operate the interface and controls of ForScore.

  • Understanding the user interface and controls of ForScore, including turning pages, viewing modes, controls, seek and zoom
  • Customising ForScore view and using Reflow
  • Associating audio tracks with scores

LU 2: Add annotations, text and edits to the score.

  • Purchasing and scanning scores for ForScore
  • Working with layers and selection, annotation, and drawing tools
  • Configuring setting for efficient use of ForScore

LU 3: Organise and share score data with ForScore.

  • Creating folders and set lists.
  • Using meta-data for smart organising
  • Sharing scores over Dropbox and Airdrop

LU 4: Apply common industry practices and applications for ForScore. 

  • Tips and tricks from professional user

Mode of Assessment

Multiple choice questions (MCQ)

Course Objectives

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Import PDF scores into ForScore
  • Organise the scores in into folders and create set lists
  • Create layers and annotate with text and shapes
  • Develop a personalised workflow in score notation and organisation on ForScore


You would need to download the following software before attending the VLC class:

  • iPad and/or Macbook installed with ForScore app

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Learning Methodology

  • Virtual Learning Classroom



Individual Pricing


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Original Course Fee



Course fee for Singapore Citizens & PRs (non-UNION members)



Course fee for Singapore Citizens & PRs (UNION members)*



*Course fee calculated after upfront UTAP claim, provided trainees UTAP is enough to claim

Course not ready for Skills Future Credit claim.

Course fee is only funded for Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) with Letter of Eligibility (LOE).

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