About this article
This article provides instruction on how to upload a single method book for any instrument type in the My Score portal. Use the following instructions for submitting method books or teacher editions for Brass, Woodwind, Strings or Percussion. For all other composition types, see here for step-by-step upload instructions.
The steps below will walk you through creating a new catalog item. For help with editing an existing product, send updates to email@example.com or utilize the help widget.
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Please Note: If uploading multiple instument books per volume, books will need to be treated as seperate uploads to be availible for individual purchase. The My Score support will be able to group multiple books in to one product listing.
Select Composition Category
To start uploading a new composition, click on the Upload tab in the top navigation.
Then select the composition type "Solo and Ensemble"
If the wrong composition was selected, please click "Upload" from the navigation to re-establish voicings, styles, formatting and target use as these options are dependent on the composition type selected.
Required Product Details
A new page will launch to establish the following product details for your upload; *Title, Subtitle, *Composer, Arranger, Description, *Style, and Grade.
Please review the copy guidelines Title, Subtitle & Description
Under the Style dropdown select "Method"
Required fields indicated with an asterisk (*) and must be completed before progressing to the next steps.
Click the Continue button, once the product details are complete. In some web browsers, the page will appear the same; however, scroll down to reveal other interface sections.
Click 'Add Product Information', to establish product details for the vocal score: Publisher ID #, ISBN#, UPC# and Voicing, Format and the U.S. dollar price of the parts sold as a complete set. * This is step is required before you can add Score and parts.
From the Format dropdown, select "BOOK"
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Publisher Ids automatically generate, for example, "MSJS01-22". Product ids should be a unique sequence for identifying your product.
This field is optional, ISBN # will not be shown or added to the product.
This field is optional, UPC# will not be shown or added to the product.
|If a voice format is not represented, please select the closest instrument to continue your upload; Clarinet, Cello, Horn etc.|
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a change.
|Price||The default price for this composition type is $4.95. Increase the price by entering the desired amount, review the product pricing guide. Please note that this price will be the same for both the Digital and Hardcopies products. ||Pricing Guide|
After clicking the Add button, your product details will be saved and you will then be able to attach additional marketing assets.
|Marketing Assets||Details||Accepted File Type|
|Wrapper||A protective cover folder for score and parts used only for instrumental sets||.PDF|
|Web Cover||Thumbnail image of the cover or title page of the score ||.JPG|
|Audio||Audio file for a listening preview for display on the product page||.MP3|
|Video||Video link for a preview to be linked on the product page||YouTube Link|
To add marketing assets, click the upload icon to attach a file from your device. If a confirmation checkmark is not present, click the Update button or press Ctrl+F5 to refresh your web browser.
In this section, you will be able to attach your pdf and establish product details about the method book; Part Name, Page Count, Part Count, Print size, Binding and the US dollar price per single score.
Rename the book from "Score" to the name of the instruement you are upload. Please reprice the part to be the price establis in the product information.
The default part name will automatically be labelled as "Score", modify the Score name by typing in the field.
|*Page Count||This is the number of pages in the .pdf file to be printed and bound. Including the following in the page count; front cover, Instrumental List, program notes, sheet music, marketing material and/or back cover.|
|*Part Count||This is the quantity or number of copies of the book to be sold in the set. In this instance, the quantity will be 1.|
*Choose Print Size
|From the dropdown, select the paper size the sheet music will print on for the book. Please note that pdf files page size must match the select print size. |
|*Choose Binding||From the dropdown, select the binding type for the booklet to be professionally bound. Please note, binding options are applied to pdf files with four or more pages.|
|Price||The default price for a single copy or replacement book is $5.00. Increase the price by entering the desired amount, please reference the product pricing guide.||Pricing Guide|
|Choose File||Launch the file browser on your computer to locate and attach the pdf.||Accepted File Types|
After clicking the Upload button, your score details and print format will be saved and a confirmation checkmark will appear to indicate the score pdf was successful added.
Edit or Remove Product information
To Edit or Remove Score information, hover over the section that needs to be updated to re-launch the form. Note that the pdf file will need to be re-submitted.
Please Note: Books need to be uploaded seperately, skip "Add Part" and finalize the submission. Repeate the previous upload steps per book in the volume.
Edit or Delete Voicing
To Edit or Delete voicing information, hover over the section that needs to be updated to re-launch the form. Note that the pdf file will need to be re-submitted.
Once all the product components are uploaded, click on the "SUBMIT COMPOSITION" button towards the bottom of the page
A confirmation message will appear, 'Is your upload Ready?’, click 'SUBMIT' to officially upload your composition to My Score. After the product is submitted our My Score team will begin processing the upload for web presentation and finalizing the print files.
Please allow 1-2 business days for your product to be live in your profile and be searchable on jwpepper.com
If the product is not ready to be submitted click SAVE DRAFT to save the upload record in your profile. A notification will appear at the top page identifying the number of saved drafts in your profile.
Q: How will I know when my product is ready?
- Once the product is available for purchase, it will appear in the catalog section of your the My Score portal. Products will be live within 1-2 business days on jwpepper.com. Search for the title by visiting the My Score department page, Member profiles, or using the keywords search on the website.
Q: Will my music be printed in color?
- At this time music uploaded to My Score is not printed in color, this includes outside covers, graphics and text. PDFs uploaded with color will automatically be converted to grayscale for both Print-On-Demand and ePrint orders. If you have additional questions please email email@example.com
Q: Are there different composition styles?
- The uploader interface looks similar across categories, please familiarize yourself with formats and styles available in each category as the subsets offered change.