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"Having worked with Woodie Stevenson these 15 years, I can simply say, she's the best!"
~Howard Shore, Academy Award Winning Composer.

“We have had the opportunity to work with Pilot Music a couple of times. They have always been professional and prompt in getting answers and agreements from artists we wished to communicate with. They have gotten us favorable terms and have made the paperwork and process understandable and manageable. In an industry full of resistance and hurdles, Pilot has been a great collaborator in bringing our vision to life.”

~Hazart (Writer/Director)

“I approached Pilot Music for commercial music clearance for advertising. The process was smooth and efficient throughout. They walked me through each step and ultimately our project was improved by the wonderful music. We were able to focus on the production and edits.                   Thank you Pilot for being so great to work with.

~Bluefoot Entertainment

"Pilot Music's confidence is the strength I love to hear"

~ OTHERfilms


About Pilot Music Business Services

Pilot Music Business Services of New York, ensures you have the clearance to use the music that makes your films and shows stand out. Our comprehensive music licensing solutions encompass all media formats. The music industry is not a sideline at Pilot—it's a lifelong, focused passion. Let our more than 30 years of Licensing Administration experience work for you.

Comprehensive Network

Our company works daily with top artists, artist management teams, music publishers, record labels, and law firms. We have built strong relationships with key decision makers, and as a result, are able to negotiate the best possible deals. Each and every day, our team communicates with key personnel.

We are swift with even the toughest of music clearances, including new artists and compositions. Often these titles are not yet registered for Synchronization Licensing or even released to the general markets. Eliminating the pitfalls in music rights administration is our specialty.

Cost Effective

As a highly active team, we offer quick, customized and cost-effective music licensing services, the most common type being Synchronization Rights. We service all types of clients such as television and film producers, networks, cable TV and Internet companies, advertising agencies, composers, Internet producers, corporate and promotional event planners, and broad rights for theatrical Broadway Theater use.

Meet Our Staff

When you work with Pilot Music, you work with consistent and experienced teams. We are some of the top specialists in the Music Licensing Industry.

Our staff members have been with us for years and stay with us. Each Department Director has been with Pilot Music for fifteen years or more.

We maintain our clients and our staff offering expertise, accuracy, longevity and consistency in Sync Licensing Administration and all areas of our services.

ESPN Networks has been with Woodie Stevenson and Pilot Music since 1996, nearly two (2) decades. Howard Shore, film composer of Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit Trilogies, and many more, has been with us almost as long.

Pilot works with top and diverse Network TV, Internet and Feature Film clientele. Just look at the list of clients, we work for the best; a full variety of network Music Specials, TV Series, and the best film companies in the Industry.  We maintain our services and our clients.

About Our Founder, Woodie Stevenson

Pilot Music Business Services officially opened in 1998 in New York City. Founded by Woodie Stevenson, our company offered a lifetime of experience from day one. This is all thanks to a musical journey that began with Woodie as a child musician and performer.

Woodie's "industry experience" developed at first through family, as two of Woodie's relatives are prominent rock/pop music producers. Woodie spent much of her young adult years backstage or sitting in on sessions with superstars, including Jimmy Hendrix, Alice Cooper, KISS, Hall and Oates, and Steve Perry.

As an active contributor to the Music Licensing Industry, Woodie writes articles, is a panelist and speaks at Licensing Industry Synchronization conferences.