114. Business Skills for Composers

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Chris Boardman, Sebastian Wolff, and Xiao'an Li welcome you to Business Skills For Composers - a Facebook group for composers where discussions center solely around business related practices. It doesn't matter how much or how little experience you have - everyone is welcome to post in line with the group rules and requirements. You will be safe from judgement. A rising tide raises all ships. Let's not compete in a race to the bottom, but push each other to greater heights instead!

Join Business Skills for Composers here

  • Just under 5000 members.
  • My first 4 way live interview.
  • 3 of the admins of the group.
  • Sebastian Wolff - Seattle based, licencing & royalties.
  • Chris Boardman - University lecturer at University of Miami
  • Xiao’an Li - (C Ow Anne) - Live presentations

During the interview we discuss a number of cool topics such as:

  • Song writing
  • Royalties
  • Music for film, TV and games
  • Commissions
  • Copyright and intellectual property in the United States
  • Music licensing
  • Performance rights organisations
  • Business skills
  • Opportunities for composers - like creating audio brands
  • A.I
  • And especially interesting, as the conversation has a US focus, the differences within different territories

So without further delay here’s my conversation with Sebastian Wolff, Chris Boardman, and Xiao’an Li from Business Skills For Composers. I hope you enjoy it!

Also, I’ve started my own music business Facebook group. I’ve called it the Music Industry Entrepreneurs Association and we're having some cool discussions in there. If you’d like to check it out then visit www.miea.biz

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