Podcast

Conferences call

Three music conferences, one weekend, all in the Scoring Notes universe: MOLA, NAMM, and League of American Orchestras. We’ll be at MOLA presenting sessions and talking to the best orchestra librarians in the business.

Mastering the measure tool in Finale

Measure for measure, this video tutorial series sets the bar for working with Finale’s Measure Tool. From the basics of the Measure Attributes dialog and custom barlines, to beat and note positioning, group barlines, display options, split measures, and more, it’s all here!

The point of point sizes

If you use music notation software — or any software where you need to edit text — you will very quickly encounter the concept of point size. But have you ever stopped to consider what point size actually means?

News

Timely news and announcements about music notation software, related products, and the fields of music notation and music technology.

Reviews

Our expert take on the newest product releases, with in-depth coverage, pros and cons, pricing and availability information, and more.

Tips

Learn more about the software you use every day with these bits of advice designed to speed your workflow and improve the quality of what you produce.

Tutorials

Dive deep into the craft of music preparation with notation software and technology with these detail-packed lessons, often with accompanying videos.

People

Read about the interesting individuals in our field — from the developers to the creators — and what they have to say about where we’ve been and where we’re headed.

Opinion

Whether you agree or disagree, check out our point of view on developments and changes in the world of music notation software.

Meta

Items of interest about the blog and NYC Music Services, including year-in-reviews and other compilations of blog posts from time to time.

Podcast

A regular discussion with the interesting individuals who create music with notation software, as well as the talented people who create the tools themselves.