MuseScore for Choir

Diverse templates

Open and closed SATB scores, unmetered liturgical, solo voice, any of the above plus piano or organ—even barbershop quartet.

Choral templates in MuseScore's new score setup wizard

Smart lyrics

Unlimited verses, with notes and staves automatically spaced, and verse numbers automatically aligned.

Closed SATB score with lyrics in MuseScore

Voice leading checker

Download the Check Harmony Rules proofreading plugin to check for errors in your part writing, according to standard rules.

Results of running Check Harmony Rules plugin in MuseScore

Part mixer

Mute, solo, or change volume of staves to learn individual lines—settings even apply to MP3 export.

Soloing a part and silencing other voices using MuseScore's mixer

And more…

  • Powerful lyrics copy and paste tools
  • Implode/explode: combine up to 4 voices on one staff, then separate to individual staves
  • Hide empty vocal staves, such as in a piano intro
  • Figured bass for historical notation
  • Note entry via mouse, keyboard, or MIDI (including real-time)
  • Continuous View displays score as endless ribbon, with no layout breaks
  • Easy-to-use and customizable interface
  • Import from other music notation software via MusicXML
  • Share music online with musescore.com
  • Send scrolling sheet music videos to YouTube
  • Rehearse on the go with MuseScore mobile apps
  • Full-featured desktop software free for Mac, Windows, and Linux