The world’s leading music scoring software, Sibelius®, winner of the Queen’s Innovation Award and OBE’s for its creators the Finn brothers, is in crisis: this will be of real concern to all Sibelius users. On July 2nd Sibelius’ parent company, Avid Technology announced the closure of Sibelius UK, the Finsbury Park home of the Sibelius development team. As with ProTools, Avid’s strategy is to send the coding and maintenance work offshore. Sibelius is viable as a standalone company, but without sustained pressure from its users, Avid will try to run it offshore, most likely in the Ukraine. — sibeliususers.org Sibelius in crisis August 08, 2012 by Alex Hardy This is a disgrace. If you'd like to protest this decision, here are some things you can do.