Project template categories

Dorico Elements provides a number of different project template categories. Projects started from different project template categories have different default settings that follow conventions as appropriate for the ensemble, such as for bracketing and bracing or staff labels.


Large ensembles containing most Western instruments, including strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion.


Large ensembles containing primarily wind instruments, including woodwind and brass instruments, and optionally percussion and other instruments, such as strings and guitars.


Popular ensembles commonly used to perform jazz, such as big band or jazz trio.


Typically small ensembles containing only a few players, such as string quartet.

Choral and Vocal

Ensembles containing voices, including popular choir arrangements, such as SATB unaccompanied.


Ensembles containing only a single player/instrument, such as a solo organ or guitar with tablature.