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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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  • How to charge for music preparation [podcast transcript] April 6, 2021
    When preparing music, you always make sure what goes on the page is pitch-perfect. How about what goes on the bill? A transcript from our popular podcast episode on the topic of how to charge for your time and skill.

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  • Documenting the documenter: Lillie Harris April 10, 2021
    Whether you give it a fleeting glance or you’ve eagerly read every last word, documentation is a vital component of music notation software. Lillie Harris, Dorico's documentation writer, discusses its significance and her personal approach to the task.