In my full score, I have an instrument named “Piccolo (opt.)” which is the way I want it to show in the conductor’s full score:
But when I look at the individual part score, it also shows up as “Piccolo (opt.)” which is…ummm…I don’t really want to give the piccolo player a complex:
Is there a way to add text like this to the instrument name, but not have it show up in the part?