(Symphony Magazine) — Performing from digital sheet music is no rarity in today’s world, at least for some soloists and chamber musicians. But orchestras are another matter: Coordinating within sections of musicians and across the whole ensemble is a complex process that has traditionally been powered by human dialogue, pencil, and paper.
At the same time, the potential advantages to e-scores are numerous, so institutions are grappling with how to make the transition in a non-disruptive manner for musicians, librarians, and administration alike. As more orchestras have embraced tech due to the pandemic with streaming concerts, enhanced digital presences, and contactless ticketing, e-scores may be on the rise. […]