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Music Industry Insights

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Music Industry Insights

How do you make money in the music industry? Cornwall Music Network is working with CMU to deliver a workshop series providing an insider's insight on this big question. Each session will be led by a panel of music industry professionals and will look at the musician as entrepreneur.

Seminar 1: Making Money from Music
Thursday 14th February
Guest Speaker: TBC

If an artist wants to give up the day job and focus on their music full time, they need to turn their music into revenue. This session provides an overview of the key ways in which musicians can make money from their work. It will also look at the important companies to work with to make this happen and how music deals are structured.

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Seminar 2: Rights, Revenues & The Digital Market
Wednesday 27th March
Guest Speaker: TBC

Selling CDs or vinyl at gigs is simple but how else do you make money out of your music rights? The minute you write a song or record a track you have created copyright – welcome to the copyright business! The rise of online streaming is driving a new period of growth in the recorded music market. Find out which services have the most momentum, how digital services are licenced and streaming royalties are paid, and how to get your music onto all the key platforms.

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Seminar 3: Getting Started & Getting Noticed
Thursday 25th April
Guest Speaker: TBC

Tapping all the revenue streams available to artists relies on building a fanbase. Find out the role of social media in capturing, engaging and growing fanbases – which social media matter, what kind of content should you create, what can you do with the analytics?

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About CMU Insights…

CMU helps people to navigate and understand the music business through media, training, consultancy and education.  CMU Insights provides intelligence and expertise about numerous aspects of the modern music industry, including music rights, the digital market, digital licensing, brand partnerships, artist deals, ticketing, fan engagement, music and social media. It also undertakes original research projects on behalf of music organisations. They offer a regular programme of seminars for music people, as well as providing in-house training courses for a wide range of music businesses. This includes major record companies like Sony Music and Warner Music and artist management firms including ie:music and ATC Management.

Creative Kernow

Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following nine projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity’s transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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