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New Music Degrees and Certificates at CCA

This past Friday, August 25, 2017 was an extraordinary day. This day marked my 2nd anniversary working at the Community College of Aurora in Aurora, CO. On this day, our esteemed Curriculum Committee approved my first two Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program CTE Certificates and A.A.S. Degrees: Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) Initial Certificates […]

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CCA’s New Music & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program Moves Forward!

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It’s All About MEE! It is with great enthusiasm, pleasure, thanksgiving, and gratitude that I can share with you the following news. This morning, the Colorado State Faculty Curriculum Committee (SFCC) unanimously moved to approve all seven newly authored music courses for the new Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) at the Community College of […]

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How To Get An Internship In The Music Business Without A Single Contact

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Bruce Houghton was one of my favorite Professors at the Berklee College of Music. I took his Music Industry Trends and Strategies course and loved it! Bruce is a firm advocate of internships and you should be too! I was journalism major at Boston University’s School Of Communications when I got my first and only […]

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Music Publishing Basics

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Wendy Day breaks down the basics of music publishing, explaining the different channels through which artists can earn money from their published works, and how they can get those works published. Guest post by Wendy Day, @RapCoalition and YouTube.com/ThisIsWendyDay Wendy Day is a label consultant who helps build successful careers for independent artists and record labels, teaching them […]

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SESAC Signs New Broadcast Radio Deal At Rates It Says Are 50% Higher Than ASCAP

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Courtesy of Hypebot – SESAC has signed a new deal with U.S. radio broadcasters. The performing rights organization claims that its new deal, the result of arbitration, are at rates 50% per higher than published reports of those paid to members of competitor ASCAP. Performing rights organization SESAC announced that its arbitration proceeding before the U.S. […]

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Your Song, Your Money: A Breakdown Of Songwriting Royalties

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The world of music publishing and royalties is a tumultuous and complex one, and being able to extrapolate where exactly artists earn their money from in all of it can be challenging. Here we explain precisely how it is that songwriters earn money from their compositions. Guest post by Lisa Occhino of Soundfly‘s Flypaper There’s a lot going on […]

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BENJI ROGERS ON BLOCKCHAIN: ‘WE CAN’T RUSH THIS. IT’S WORTH GETTING RIGHT’

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Guest post by: STUART DREDGE courtesy of musically.com “We need any young, scrappy girl or boy to be able to code the best music app ever – and they need to get it out there; and if it goes well, they need to be able to license it at 100 miles-per-hour. Because if it’s going […]

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The Legalities Behind A Cover Song

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The recording of covers is common practice in the music industry, and has only become more popular of late, particularly with the rise of YouTube. Still, by nature of the fact that a cover is someone else’s intellectual property, there are inherent legal complications. Here we look at what some of those might be. ________________________ […]

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