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H A N S   M A E S T R O   M U S I C
Engraving Services
General Rates & Info

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ORCHESTRATION PRICING

Flat Rate:                                  Negotiated with Contract
Hourly (less page rate, open project)                  $195/hr.



Hourly (plus page rate)                                     $28.91/hr.

Page Rates*:
Not more than 13 lines                                     $18.05/pg.
Not more than 20 lines                                     $23.18/pg.
Not more than 25 lines                                     $25.98/pg.
Not more than 30 lines                                     $28.78/pg.
Not more than 35 lines                                     $31.63/pg.
Not more than 40 lines                                     $34.43/pg.
Not more than 45 lines                                     $37.83/pg.
Not more than 50 lines                                     $40.31/pg.
More than 50 lines                                            $41.66/pg.


Piano part (taken from voice)                           $28.91/pg.
Lead Sheet** (taken from melody)                   $12.36/pg.

Conductor's Part (from score)                          $20.03/pg.
Adding lines to existing score (per line)             $4.10/pg.



*Single notation, divisi parts, bar numbers, page numbers, timings, clicks, scene cues, and other supplementary information, will each count as one (1) line. Double-stave parts will each count as two (2) lines. When contracted at the page rate, the orchestrator shall provide the client one (1) hour free consultation time. Further consultation shall be paid at the hourly rate of $28.91 per hour.

**Lead sheet includes: single notation (melody), chord changes, and lyrics only. Bar numbers and rehearsal marks may be added at no extra cost.

ORCHESTRATION

Writing, in the form of an orchestral score, the various voices of an already written composition in its complete form.

TRANSCRIPTION

Lifting, from a mechanical (audio) device, any or all parts of a composition, and creating sheet music in the form of an orchestral score.

TRANSCRIPTION PRICING

Flat Rate:                                   Negotiated with Contract

Hourly (plus page rate)                                     $28.91/hr.

Page Rates*:
Not more than 13 lines                                     $27.08/pg.
Not more than 20 lines                                     $34.77/pg.
Not more than 25 lines                                     $38.97/pg.
Not more than 30 lines                                     $43.17/pg.
Not more than 35 lines                                     $47.45/pg.
Not more than 40 lines                                     $51.65/pg.
Not more than 45 lines                                     $56.75/pg.
Not more than 50 lines                                     $60.47/pg.
More than 50 lines                                            $62.49/pg.


Piano part (taken from voice)                           $43.37/pg.
Lead Sheet** (taken from melody)                   $18.54/pg.

Conductor's Part (from score)                          $30.05/pg.
Adding lines to existing score (per line)             $6.15/pg.



*Single notation, divisi parts, bar numbers, page numbers, timings, clicks, scene cues, and other supplementary information, will each count as one (1) line. Double-stave parts will each count as two (2) lines. When contracted at the page rate, the orchestrator shall provide the client one (1) hour free consultation time. Further consultation shall be paid at the hourly rate of $28.91 per hour.

**Lead sheet includes: single notation (melody), chord changes, and lyrics only. Bar numbers and rehearsal marks may be added at no extra cost.

COPYIST PRICING

Flat Rate:                                   Negotiated with Contract
Time Rate (misc or add'tl work)                         $16.77/hr.

Page Rates*                                                                      
Instrumental:                                                                       
Single Notation Instrumental                              $3.57/pg.
Divisi Parts**                                                       $5.36/pg.
Piano; Banjo; Guitar; Harp; Celeste; Organ       $6.12/pg.
Piano (w/melody line cued)                                 $9.11/pg.
Piano (w/orchestral cues on 3rd line)                 $9.67/pg.
Piano (w/orchestral cues incorporated)            $10.33/pg.
Piano (classical, concert, symphonic, sim)       $11.40/pg.
Writing in lyrics (each set)                                   $0.99/pg.
Lyrics (not in English)                                         $1.16/pg.
Rehearsal Marks, Letters, Bars                          $0.57/pg.
Adding chord symbols***                                    $1.15/pg.
Song Piano Parts (+lyrics, 1 set)                        $7.17/pg.
Song Piano Parts (+lyrics, +chords, songbook) $8.74/pg.

Adding symbols other than chord symbols for                          electronic instruments or devices:                                         
Single Staff Parts                                                $1.46/pg.
Multiple Stave Parts                                            $0.87/pg.

Voice:                                                                                 
Single voice line w/1 set of lyrics                        $5.06/pg.
Choir Parts w/1 set of lyrics                                $6.83/pg.
Choir Parts w/2 sets of lyrics                              $7.73/pg.

Conductor:                                                                          
Single melody line, only worded inst. cues         $6.12/pg.
Lead lines, w/notated instrumental cues            $7.98/pg.
From orchestral sketch or condensed score      $9.57/pg.
Constructed from score                                     $11.20/pg.



*If the sum of all commissioned pages is less than $65, then the copyist will be owed the minimum rate of $65 for the engagement.

**If 50% or more of a single notation part is "divisi", then the Divisi Parts rate of 1.5x's the Single Notation rate will apply.

***At the chord changes only, unless the chord does not change at the rehearsal marking.

MUSIC PREPARATION

The art of creating individual instrumental, vocal, or conductor's parts from a Full Score, Condensed Score or Sketch.