Sibelius 8 Academic for Students, Teachers + Schools (Boxed Version + 1 Yr Upgrades/Support)

Sibelius 8.5 Academic for Students, Teachers + Schools (Boxed Version + 1 Yr Upgrades/Support)

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Sibelius 7 MAC & PC video

Sibelius 8 Academic is exactly the same as the full version of Sibelius 8, apart from students & teachers receive a massive educational discount (before purchasing please check you are eligible). 

Key features

  • Perfect for GCSE, A Level, Degree Students & Music Teachers
  • Exactly the same as Sibelius 8 but with a big educational discount
  • 12 months of Upgrades & Support included
  • Boxed Version with Download Card (Digital version also available)
  • Use Sibelius 8 Now (see 'Can I Use Sibelius Today' below)
  • Compatible with previous versions of Sibelius
  • For PC and MAC

Can I use Sibelius today?

Yes! After your purchase we will send you the Sibelius 8 download link so you can start using Sibelius straight away. You will then receive your 'boxed' version through the post. 

The Industry Standard with Academic Discount

Sibelius 8 is no doubt the most popular notation software around and is used in 97% of schools & Universities and is the industry standard amongst professional composers & publishers - it's so powerful with many advanced features, yet it is so easy to use. The reason for this is that Sibelius was originally created by musicians who had computer science degrees - it was therefore developed in a logical way for musicians to compose, arrange, edit, etc. By purchasing Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers you will be using the very same version - the world is your oyster!

What’s new in Sibelius 8?

With Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers you now get 1 year of upgrades and support included. Whereas in the past Avid Sibelius released a major update every few years, they are now launching new features as they are developed and released so you get access to them straight away rather than waiting for them to be rolled into one major update. Here are some of the new features available now/coming soon:

  • 12 Months of Upgrades Included
  • 12 Months of Support Included
  • Multi-touch Gestures - Use multi-touch gestures on your laptop trackpad or Surface Pro 3 to navigate/edit scores.
  • Write music with a pen - on your Surface Pro you can add/edit notes using a pen
  • Notes & Comments - add notes and comments for you or others
  • Easy Activation - simpler activation process to get up and running faster

Other great features

Sibelius 8 for Students & Teachers also comes with the Sibelius Sound Library which is a high quality set of sampled sounds so that your scores sound as realistic as possible, PhotoScore Lite to scan music scores into Sibelius, AudioScore Lite which notates what you play into a microphone and Rewire that lets you send scores to DAWs. You can even download the Sibelius Scorch iPad app (separate purchase) to view your scores on the move.

Sibelius 8 Academic FAQs

Can I download Sibelius straight away?

After you place your order we automatically email download link(s) usually within 10-20 minutes (247) after purchase so you can start using Sibelius straight away on a 30 day fully functional trial - we will then send your 'boxed' version of Sibelius through the post. Note: if you have already accessed the Sibelius 30 day trial please wait for your 'boxed' version to arrive via the post as trials can not be used more than once on the same computer. 

When does my 12 months of Upgrades & Support start?

Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers comes with 12 months of support and upgrades (Annual Upgrade Plan). Your Annual Upgrade Plan starts when you install/activate Sibelius.

Am I eligible for the Academic discount? How do I complete academic verification post-purchase? 

You are eligible for the academic discount if you are a secondary school, college or University student or teacher ('private teachers' are usually not eligible). Please check that you are eligible before purchasing by clicking here. Inside the Sibelius box you will find instructions in how to complete the academic verification (post-purchase) and Avid usually verify your status within 48 hours. Whist you are completing the academic verification you can install Sibelius straight away on a 30 day fully functional trial. Note: if you have already accessed the Sibelius 30 day trial please wait for Avid to verify your status and email your activation details to you as trials can not be used more than once on the same computer.

How much education/academic discount do I get?

The full version of Sibelius 8 is around £500 so by buying Sibelius 8 Academic for Students or Teachers you are receiving a massive educational discount - the price above is the academic discount price (there is no further discount available).

Can I install Sibelius on more than 1 computer?

You receive a 1 user license with Sibelius 8, however you can install Sibelius onto 2 computers/macs within the same household as long as they are not used simultaneously.

Is Sibelius 8 compatible with earlier versions of Sibelius?

Sibelius can open and save as Sibelius 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 7.5 files.

What are the PC and MAC system requirements?

Sibelius 8 is compatible with MAC and PC. Here are the recommended minimum requirements: 

Windows: 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8.1 (not Windows RT) or Windows 10,, 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, Internet connection required for software download and activation.

MAC: Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan) or 10.12 (Sierra), 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, Internet connection required for software download and activation.

Note: you will need an additional 36GB of hard drive space and 4+GB of RAM if you wish to install ‘Sibelius Sounds Library’ (high quality sounds) which comes with Sibelius 8 perpetual licenses.

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  1. Please add the product(s) to your basket and proceed to the checkout.
  2. On the 'Customer Information' page on the checkout make sure you enter you 'home address' as the address and your 'landline' phone number. Note: we can only deliver to your billing address for Klarna Finance orders. 
  3. On the 'Delivery Info' page please choose your delivery preference.
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Purchase Sibelius 8.5 Academic for Students, Teachers + Schools (Boxed Version + 1 Yr Upgrades/Support) online now with instant 0% finance

0% Finance over 3 months

  • Purchase price £274.80
  • £91.60 p/m over 3 months.
  • 0% APR (fixed) Representative.
  • Total payable £274.80. Total credit £274.80.
  • Credit provided subject to age and status.
  • T&Cs apply.


DS Music (UK) Limited is registered in England and Wales 06529568. Registered office: 2-4 Monnow Street, Monmouth, NP25 3EE. DS Music (UK) Limited acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Klara AB (publ) Copr. ID No 556737-0431 trading as Klarna UK finance. DS Music (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our registration number is 675363. Credit provided subject to age and status. Info & prices correct at time of publishing 22/03/2017.

Delivery Information

UK delivery is FREE on all orders over £20, either online or from our high-street shop! Please see our UK (mainland) delivery options below:

Saver
(usually 2-3 days)
FREE for orders over £20, otherwise £2.49
Usually Delivered within 2-3 Days (from dispatch). Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Usually Royal Mail 48.
Standard
(usually 1 day)
£2.49 for orders over £150, otherwise £3.99
Usually Delivered within 1 Day, occasionally 2 days (from dispatch). Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Usually Royal Mail 24.
Express
(Next Day)
FREE for orders over £300, otherwise £8.99
Delivered Next Working Day (from dispatch) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Note: for larger items like guitars please place your order before 1pm to ensure same day dispatch.
Express Saturday Delivery
(Next Day)
£19.99
Order on Friday for delivery next day on Saturday. Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Note: there is a 2KG limit on this delivery service - if you are ordering heavier products like guitars please contact us for a quote.
Click & Collect
(within 2hrs)
FREE
Order online and collect (usually within 2hrs) from our high-street store in Monmouth, South Wales. See opening times/directions

In the Channel Islands? See our Channel Islands Delivery options

In the EU? See our European Delivery options

 

Easy 30 Day Returns

Occasionally you may need to return items – please return your item(s) within 30 days to one of our stores or via post for an exchange or refund. Read our full returns policy here

Sibelius 7 MAC & PC video

Sibelius 8 Academic is exactly the same as the full version of Sibelius 8, apart from students & teachers receive a massive educational discount (before purchasing please check you are eligible). 

Key features

  • Perfect for GCSE, A Level, Degree Students & Music Teachers
  • Exactly the same as Sibelius 8 but with a big educational discount
  • 12 months of Upgrades & Support included
  • Boxed Version with Download Card (Digital version also available)
  • Use Sibelius 8 Now (see 'Can I Use Sibelius Today' below)
  • Compatible with previous versions of Sibelius
  • For PC and MAC

Can I use Sibelius today?

Yes! After your purchase we will send you the Sibelius 8 download link so you can start using Sibelius straight away. You will then receive your 'boxed' version through the post. 

The Industry Standard with Academic Discount

Sibelius 8 is no doubt the most popular notation software around and is used in 97% of schools & Universities and is the industry standard amongst professional composers & publishers - it's so powerful with many advanced features, yet it is so easy to use. The reason for this is that Sibelius was originally created by musicians who had computer science degrees - it was therefore developed in a logical way for musicians to compose, arrange, edit, etc. By purchasing Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers you will be using the very same version - the world is your oyster!

What’s new in Sibelius 8?

With Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers you now get 1 year of upgrades and support included. Whereas in the past Avid Sibelius released a major update every few years, they are now launching new features as they are developed and released so you get access to them straight away rather than waiting for them to be rolled into one major update. Here are some of the new features available now/coming soon:

  • 12 Months of Upgrades Included
  • 12 Months of Support Included
  • Multi-touch Gestures - Use multi-touch gestures on your laptop trackpad or Surface Pro 3 to navigate/edit scores.
  • Write music with a pen - on your Surface Pro you can add/edit notes using a pen
  • Notes & Comments - add notes and comments for you or others
  • Easy Activation - simpler activation process to get up and running faster

Other great features

Sibelius 8 for Students & Teachers also comes with the Sibelius Sound Library which is a high quality set of sampled sounds so that your scores sound as realistic as possible, PhotoScore Lite to scan music scores into Sibelius, AudioScore Lite which notates what you play into a microphone and Rewire that lets you send scores to DAWs. You can even download the Sibelius Scorch iPad app (separate purchase) to view your scores on the move.

Sibelius 8 Academic FAQs

Can I download Sibelius straight away?

After you place your order we automatically email download link(s) usually within 10-20 minutes (247) after purchase so you can start using Sibelius straight away on a 30 day fully functional trial - we will then send your 'boxed' version of Sibelius through the post. Note: if you have already accessed the Sibelius 30 day trial please wait for your 'boxed' version to arrive via the post as trials can not be used more than once on the same computer. 

When does my 12 months of Upgrades & Support start?

Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers comes with 12 months of support and upgrades (Annual Upgrade Plan). Your Annual Upgrade Plan starts when you install/activate Sibelius.

Am I eligible for the Academic discount? How do I complete academic verification post-purchase? 

You are eligible for the academic discount if you are a secondary school, college or University student or teacher ('private teachers' are usually not eligible). Please check that you are eligible before purchasing by clicking here. Inside the Sibelius box you will find instructions in how to complete the academic verification (post-purchase) and Avid usually verify your status within 48 hours. Whist you are completing the academic verification you can install Sibelius straight away on a 30 day fully functional trial. Note: if you have already accessed the Sibelius 30 day trial please wait for Avid to verify your status and email your activation details to you as trials can not be used more than once on the same computer.

How much education/academic discount do I get?

The full version of Sibelius 8 is around £500 so by buying Sibelius 8 Academic for Students or Teachers you are receiving a massive educational discount - the price above is the academic discount price (there is no further discount available).

Can I install Sibelius on more than 1 computer?

You receive a 1 user license with Sibelius 8, however you can install Sibelius onto 2 computers/macs within the same household as long as they are not used simultaneously.

Is Sibelius 8 compatible with earlier versions of Sibelius?

Sibelius can open and save as Sibelius 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 7.5 files.

What are the PC and MAC system requirements?

Sibelius 8 is compatible with MAC and PC. Here are the recommended minimum requirements: 

Windows: 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8.1 (not Windows RT) or Windows 10,, 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, Internet connection required for software download and activation.

MAC: Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan) or 10.12 (Sierra), 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, Internet connection required for software download and activation.

Note: you will need an additional 36GB of hard drive space and 4+GB of RAM if you wish to install ‘Sibelius Sounds Library’ (high quality sounds) which comes with Sibelius 8 perpetual licenses.

Click Here to Read More...

Apply online now for Instant 0% Finance over 3 months.

How do I apply?

To apply for instant finance via Klarna finance please:

  1. Please add the product(s) to your basket and proceed to the checkout.
  2. On the 'Customer Information' page on the checkout make sure you enter you 'home address' as the address and your 'landline' phone number. Note: we can only deliver to your billing address for Klarna Finance orders. 
  3. On the 'Delivery Info' page please choose your delivery preference.
  4. On the 'Payment Method' page select 'Klarna Buy Now, Pay Later' payment option and follow the on screen instructions.

Example finance deal

Purchase Sibelius 8.5 Academic for Students, Teachers + Schools (Boxed Version + 1 Yr Upgrades/Support) online now with instant 0% finance

0% Finance over 3 months

  • Purchase price £274.80
  • £91.60 p/m over 3 months.
  • 0% APR (fixed) Representative.
  • Total payable £274.80. Total credit £274.80.
  • Credit provided subject to age and status.
  • T&Cs apply.


DS Music (UK) Limited is registered in England and Wales 06529568. Registered office: 2-4 Monnow Street, Monmouth, NP25 3EE. DS Music (UK) Limited acts as a credit broker and only offers credit products from Klara AB (publ) Copr. ID No 556737-0431 trading as Klarna UK finance. DS Music (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our registration number is 675363. Credit provided subject to age and status. Info & prices correct at time of publishing 22/03/2017.

Delivery Information

UK delivery is FREE on all orders over £20, either online or from our high-street shop! Please see our UK (mainland) delivery options below:

Saver
(usually 2-3 days)
FREE for orders over £20, otherwise £2.49
Usually Delivered within 2-3 Days (from dispatch). Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Usually Royal Mail 48.
Standard
(usually 1 day)
£2.49 for orders over £150, otherwise £3.99
Usually Delivered within 1 Day, occasionally 2 days (from dispatch). Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Usually Royal Mail 24.
Express
(Next Day)
FREE for orders over £300, otherwise £8.99
Delivered Next Working Day (from dispatch) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Note: for larger items like guitars please place your order before 1pm to ensure same day dispatch.
Express Saturday Delivery
(Next Day)
£19.99
Order on Friday for delivery next day on Saturday. Please place your order before 4.30pm for same day dispatch. Note: there is a 2KG limit on this delivery service - if you are ordering heavier products like guitars please contact us for a quote.
Click & Collect
(within 2hrs)
FREE
Order online and collect (usually within 2hrs) from our high-street store in Monmouth, South Wales. See opening times/directions

In the Channel Islands? See our Channel Islands Delivery options

In the EU? See our European Delivery options

 

Easy 30 Day Returns

Occasionally you may need to return items – please return your item(s) within 30 days to one of our stores or via post for an exchange or refund. Read our full returns policy here



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Music
Experts

Sibelius 7 MAC & PC video

Sibelius 8 Academic is exactly the same as the full version of Sibelius 8, apart from students & teachers receive a massive educational discount (before purchasing please check you are eligible). 

Key features

  • Perfect for GCSE, A Level, Degree Students & Music Teachers
  • Exactly the same as Sibelius 8 but with a big educational discount
  • 12 months of Upgrades & Support included
  • Boxed Version with Download Card (Digital version also available)
  • Use Sibelius 8 Now (see 'Can I Use Sibelius Today' below)
  • Compatible with previous versions of Sibelius
  • For PC and MAC

Can I use Sibelius today?

Yes! After your purchase we will send you the Sibelius 8 download link so you can start using Sibelius straight away. You will then receive your 'boxed' version through the post. 

The Industry Standard with Academic Discount

Sibelius 8 is no doubt the most popular notation software around and is used in 97% of schools & Universities and is the industry standard amongst professional composers & publishers - it's so powerful with many advanced features, yet it is so easy to use. The reason for this is that Sibelius was originally created by musicians who had computer science degrees - it was therefore developed in a logical way for musicians to compose, arrange, edit, etc. By purchasing Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers you will be using the very same version - the world is your oyster!

What’s new in Sibelius 8?

With Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers you now get 1 year of upgrades and support included. Whereas in the past Avid Sibelius released a major update every few years, they are now launching new features as they are developed and released so you get access to them straight away rather than waiting for them to be rolled into one major update. Here are some of the new features available now/coming soon:

  • 12 Months of Upgrades Included
  • 12 Months of Support Included
  • Multi-touch Gestures - Use multi-touch gestures on your laptop trackpad or Surface Pro 3 to navigate/edit scores.
  • Write music with a pen - on your Surface Pro you can add/edit notes using a pen
  • Notes & Comments - add notes and comments for you or others
  • Easy Activation - simpler activation process to get up and running faster

Other great features

Sibelius 8 for Students & Teachers also comes with the Sibelius Sound Library which is a high quality set of sampled sounds so that your scores sound as realistic as possible, PhotoScore Lite to scan music scores into Sibelius, AudioScore Lite which notates what you play into a microphone and Rewire that lets you send scores to DAWs. You can even download the Sibelius Scorch iPad app (separate purchase) to view your scores on the move.

Sibelius 8 Academic FAQs

Can I download Sibelius straight away?

After you place your order we automatically email download link(s) usually within 10-20 minutes (247) after purchase so you can start using Sibelius straight away on a 30 day fully functional trial - we will then send your 'boxed' version of Sibelius through the post. Note: if you have already accessed the Sibelius 30 day trial please wait for your 'boxed' version to arrive via the post as trials can not be used more than once on the same computer. 

When does my 12 months of Upgrades & Support start?

Sibelius 8 Academic for Students & Teachers comes with 12 months of support and upgrades (Annual Upgrade Plan). Your Annual Upgrade Plan starts when you install/activate Sibelius.

Am I eligible for the Academic discount? How do I complete academic verification post-purchase? 

You are eligible for the academic discount if you are a secondary school, college or University student or teacher ('private teachers' are usually not eligible). Please check that you are eligible before purchasing by clicking here. Inside the Sibelius box you will find instructions in how to complete the academic verification (post-purchase) and Avid usually verify your status within 48 hours. Whist you are completing the academic verification you can install Sibelius straight away on a 30 day fully functional trial. Note: if you have already accessed the Sibelius 30 day trial please wait for Avid to verify your status and email your activation details to you as trials can not be used more than once on the same computer.

How much education/academic discount do I get?

The full version of Sibelius 8 is around £500 so by buying Sibelius 8 Academic for Students or Teachers you are receiving a massive educational discount - the price above is the academic discount price (there is no further discount available).

Can I install Sibelius on more than 1 computer?

You receive a 1 user license with Sibelius 8, however you can install Sibelius onto 2 computers/macs within the same household as long as they are not used simultaneously.

Is Sibelius 8 compatible with earlier versions of Sibelius?

Sibelius can open and save as Sibelius 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 7.5 files.

What are the PC and MAC system requirements?

Sibelius 8 is compatible with MAC and PC. Here are the recommended minimum requirements: 

Windows: 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8.1 (not Windows RT) or Windows 10,, 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, Internet connection required for software download and activation.

MAC: Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan) or 10.12 (Sierra), 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, Internet connection required for software download and activation.

Note: you will need an additional 36GB of hard drive space and 4+GB of RAM if you wish to install ‘Sibelius Sounds Library’ (high quality sounds) which comes with Sibelius 8 perpetual licenses.