Decades of experience

NYC Music Services is owned and operated by Philip Rothman, a Juilliard-trained composer and orchestrator with decades of experience preparing quality materials for professional clients in the music industry. Philip founded NYC Music Services in 2007 with a mission to provide the industry’s best music service to professional clients. Since that time, NYCMS has prepared thousands of projects in all musical genres, and is the publishing agent for some of today's leading composers, providing music licensing, printing, shipping, and on-demand fulfillment services.

Conveniently located in Manhattan

Our Manhattan location gives us quick access to New York’s top performance and recording venues, making it easy to print and messenger materials same-day, or you can pick them up from us. Of course, we serve clients located anywhere and can ship worldwide, or provide print-ready materials according to your specifications for you to print elsewhere.

We are fully proficient in music notation software and work directly with the software companies to keep on top of the latest developments. Philip has served on the faculty of the NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, lecturing on music preparation and orchestration, and he has presented seminars at Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, The New School, Berklee, and MOLA (Association of Performance Librarian) conferences. He’s also the program and music advisor to The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, for whom he’s prepared new editions of Copland’s most often-performed compositions.

Scoring Notes is the official blog and podcast of NYC Music Services, with topical news, reviews, tips and tutorials about music notation software and related technology.

Notation Central is our marketplace to help you make the most of the music notation software you use. We have fonts, utilities, templates, and plug-ins that are designed to help you create music at the highest level, turning you into a productivity powerhouse along with thousands of other users. It's where you'll find our Notation Express profiles, Scoring Express templates, and the productivity resources we make available, along with many products from third-party vendors. We also sell sheet music in both PDF and printed formats, showcasing some of today's leading composers.