Music arrangement means to start with any given musical template and proceed working out a completely new score, adapting the instrumentation to the required size and practical conditions.
Useful skills in this context are good instrumental abilities, as well as advanced knowledge in score reading, harmony, counterpoint, vocal and instrumental techniques.
You can split all that into different working areas:
Reducing big scores to any size.
Working out and orchestratîng little scores to a bigger setting.
Creating scores for several voices.
Midi to score
Transforming Midi-files to music sheets and full scores
Audio to score - extracting and notating a score out of an audiofile by just hearing it.
Optimize - beautiful music sheets.
Practical note sheets - Perfect and smooth readability / relevant cue notes / intelligent pauses for pageturning.
Clean copy - sometimes music has literally to be deciphered and made readable.
Print - the final product always ia a ready to print pdf-file.
Tune to hit - the art of creating a complete score out of a simple melody.
Idea - development and workout.
Accompaniment - creating a nice and playable part.
Everything is produced using the newest version of the professional music notation program Sibelius.