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Copyright: 2017 in Review with Stan Soocher

Copyright: 2017 in Review with Stan Soocher

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

On November 30, 2017, Stan Soocher visited the Copyright Society of the South to discuss major developments in the world of copyright in 2017. Stan Soocher is the long-time Editor-in-Chief ofEntertainment Law & Finance and a tenured Associate Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus, where he has served […]

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Randy Grimmett of Global Music Rights speaks with the Copyright Society of the South

Randy Grimmett of Global Music Rights speaks with the Copyright Society of the South

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

On November 13, 2017, Randy Grimmett, CEO of Global Music Rights spoke with the Copyright Society of the South about the future of the PRO industry. With over two decades of performing rights experience, Randy Grimmett currently serves as CEO of Global Music Rights. Founded in 2013 with long-time industry veteran, Irving Azoff, the company […]

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Dan Ruff and Duncan Hearn from MusicNotes, Inc. visit the Copyright Society of the South to talk about monetizing sheet music

Dan Ruff and Duncan Hearn from MusicNotes, Inc. visit the Copyright Society of the South to talk about monetizing sheet music

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On October 24, 2017, Dan Ruff and Duncan Hearn of MusicNotes, Inc. stopped by the Copyright Society of the South’s luncheon meeting to discuss how music publishers can benefit from sheet music monetization and licensing. Musicnotes, Inc. is the worldwide leader in digital sheet music with over $60 million in royalties paid and 6 million […]

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The Copyright Society of the South hosts Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of Dot Blockchain Media

The Copyright Society of the South hosts Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of Dot Blockchain Media

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 15, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South hosted Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of dot.blockchain. In the session entitled “How Blockchain Will Change the Music Industry”, two co-founders from Dot Blockchain Media discussed the dotBC project as well as various industry initiatives employing blockchain as a solution for rights management. Allen Bargfrede focuses his […]

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The Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Four Nashville College Students

The Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Four Nashville College Students

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 15, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South awarded scholarships to four local Nashville college students. Victoria Powell, a student at Belmont University, received the Van Heusen Music Scholarship. In addition, Katie O’Brian at Vanderbilt University, Rachel Capps at Trevecca, and Jordan Mitchell at MTSU all received the Award of Excellence Scholarship. Brook Babcock attended the event […]

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Jeff Price talks to the Copyright Society of the South about YouTube’s Partner Program

Jeff Price talks to the Copyright Society of the South about YouTube’s Partner Program

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

On February 28, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South hosted Jeff Price, CEO of the digital rights and YouTube collection firm Audiam. Price is widely recognized in the music industry for founding and running the digital distribution company, TuneCore. Although Price could have a covered a variety of topics in the music publishing and digital rights field, he […]

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Recap: Bart Herbison, Executive Director of NSAI

Recap: Bart Herbison, Executive Director of NSAI

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

On February 2, 2017, The Copyright Society Of The South hosted Bart Herbison, the Executive Director of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). Bart provided an overview of the current situation in Washington, DC in terms of copyright reform, songwriter advocacy, and other music policy developments. He walked the group though the near-term outlook for the […]

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Takeways from Adam Parness, Pandora’s Head of Publisher Relations

Takeways from Adam Parness, Pandora’s Head of Publisher Relations

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 23, 2016, The Copyright Society of the South hosted Adam Parness, Head of Publisher Licensing & Relations at Pandora. In this role, Adam is responsible for leading Pandora’s global relationships with songwriters and music publishers, including the development of broader product rights and internationalization in order to increase revenue, retention and customer engagement. Adam […]

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Job Opening: Sr. Director, Business Affairs at BMI Nashville

Job Opening: Sr. Director, Business Affairs at BMI Nashville

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

BMI is seeking a candidate to fill an open staff attorney position at its Nashville offices. The Sr. Director of Business Affairs will serve as legal support to the organization’s General Licensing department. Qualified candidates may apply on BMI’s website.   Sr. Director, Business Affairs   TYPE OF POSITION: Full Time POSITION: Staff Attorney AREA OF LAW: Copyright […]

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Panel Recap: The Use of Music in the Gaming Industry

Panel Recap: The Use of Music in the Gaming Industry

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On March 22, 2016, the Copyright Society of the South hosted a panel discussion on the use of music in the gaming industry. Louis-Phillipe Caron, Music Licensing Specialist at Ubisoft. and Steve Schnur, President of Music at Electronic Arts, led the discussion and fielded questions from the crowd.   Louis-Philippe and his team handle music licensing matters […]

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