Starting new projects

You can start new projects from project templates, such as for orchestra or a vocal ensemble. You can also start empty projects.


  1. Optional: If the Hub is not open, choose Window > Hub to open the Hub.
  2. In the Hub, click Create New to show the Create New page.
  3. Choose a project template category.

    By default, Dorico Pro provides the following project template categories:

    • Band

    • Chamber

    • Choral

    • Empty

    • Jazz

    • Orchestral

    • Solo

  4. Choose a project template.
  5. In the Project Options section, add or change information and settings as required.

    The Project Options section does not affect Empty project templates.

  6. Create a new project in any of the following ways:
    • Click Create project.

    • Double-click the project template.


A new project is created using the selected project template.

  • You can start a new, empty project at any time by pressing Ctrl/Cmd-N or choosing File > New.

  • You can also start a new project from a project template by choosing File > New From Project Template > [Project template category] > [Project template].

After Completing This Task

You can customize your project, such as by adding or deleting players/instruments.