Originally posted by Haydn:
Changing patches depends on if your using keyswitched gigs. If using non keyswitched gigs you would insert program change commands. There are numorous ways to add patch changes in Cakewalk. Check the help files for the different ways.
You use the lower notes on the keyboard to change patches in keyswitched instruments. You can either play them in realtime or add them by drawing them in Piano Roll view. I prefer to draw them in for faster passages.
You may want to check some past threads on this forum on equalizing the strings to make them less shrill in the higher range. You will find a few preferences for this which usually involves cutting around the 3 khz area.