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Music preparation services

Copying & Engraving




“The highest level of professionalism in engraving and music preparation…”

Philip Rothman founded NYC Music Services in 2007 with a mission to provide the industry’s best music services to professional clients. Since then, we’ve worked on thousands of projects ranging from simple transpositions to large opera productions. Whether it’s at Carnegie Hall, Abbey Road Studios, or The Metropolitan Opera, you’re likely to find our materials on the music stands for some of today’s best performances and productions.


We provide tools for making the most of music notation software.

Scoring Express

Notation Express


PDF Utilities


Scoring Notes

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  • Chronology of a perfect music printing job January 26, 2022
    How a music printing project gets done flawlessly, from beginning to end, thanks to expert communication and attention to detail from the music preparer — and a few tricks on the printing side.

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  • Back to the future of music notation on computers January 22, 2022
    Before the personal computer revolution of the late 1970s, computers were so large and so expensive that they could only be found in universities and government departments. But almost as soon as there were computers, people were figuring out how to use them for creating and printing music. Ben Byram-Wigfield joins Philip Rothman and David […]