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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

Read the latest post from our official blog:

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  • The best iPad score reader for most people [2023 update] May 31, 2023
    A review of the leading iPad score reader apps — forScore, Newzik, and nkoda — to assess the current state of the category, and to help musicians decide which of the excellent options best suits their needs.

Listen to the latest episode from our podcast:

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  • Asked and answered, part 1 May 6, 2023
    Listeners responded to our "call for calls" with some terrific questions about music notation software, related technology, the business of music preparation, and more. On this episode, Philip Rothman and David MacDonald take a variety of questions and dispense solicited (and unsolicited) advice. Among the topics: the best way to switch among different platforms, how […]