Classical Music Engraving and Editing Services

  • Contact Dr. Hoffman by e-mail by selecting "Contact" in the pull-down menu above.

  • Engravings currently done in Sibelius or Finale programs only.

  • Per-page rate based on complexity and genre.

  • You would e-mail scans of FINAL handwritten manuscripts, or Sibelius files, or Finale files, or SCORE files, or PDFs made from any one of these programs.

  • He would send you a quote.

  • If you agree, he would engrave the music and e-mail first proofs along with any comments and questions.

  • After receiving corrected proofs from you by e-mail, he would apply your corrections and send the corrected engraving to you by e-mail for final approval.

  • Significant composer alterations would be billable on an hourly basis. 


In Person or Virtual Classical Composition/Arranging Lessons Via Zoom, Skype, etc.

  • Contact him by e-mail by selecting "Contact" in the pull-down menu above.

  • Tell him about yourself (or send a bio or C.V.) and which subject(s) you wish to study.

  • You would e-mail your scanned manuscripts, or Sibelius 5 or 6 files, or Finale 2010 files, or PDFs to me (plus optional synthesized sound files, but not in lieu of scores).

  • After he completes his critique, his comments would be inserted into Sibelius files or PDFs and e-mailed to you along with an invoice.

  • Hourly rate subject to a mutually agreeable payment structure.

  • He is amenable to as many rounds as required to bring your compositions or arrangements into excellent condition.

Thank you for your consideration. Dr. Hoffman looks forward to hearing from you.

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