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Interview with Gary Hertz & Steve Schnur – April 21, 2020 Webinar

Interview with Gary Hertz & Steve Schnur – April 21, 2020 Webinar

| May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar with special guests Gary Hertz and Steve Schnur on April 21, 2020. Steve Schnur has been a label and music publishing company President, TV executive producer, music supervisor, professional musician, songwriter, composer, record producer and more. Along the way, he has moved the needle and changed the […]

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Herbison & Turnbow Present Copyright Updates

Herbison & Turnbow Present Copyright Updates

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

On February 18, 2020, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison and NSAI Senior Director of Operations Jennifer Turnbow, who presented updates regarding Copyright Office modernization plans, the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act of 2018 (H.R. 1551)(formerly known as the Music Modernization Act), and the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC). The […]

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Board Election Results

Board Election Results

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Brian Buchanan and Aaron Hartley on being elected to our Board of Directors of the Copyright Society of the South!  They will join the incumbents: Tara Aaron Janice Bane Kari Barnhart Kent Draughon Marghie Evans Sam Powers Christy Robinson Tim Wipperman Our officers for 2020 are: Chairman – Kent Draughon Vice Chair – […]

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December 4, 2019:  Stan Soocher Reviews the Year in Copyright

December 4, 2019: Stan Soocher Reviews the Year in Copyright

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

On December 4, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed Stan Soocher’s annual presentation regarding updates in U.S. copyright law.  This was Stan’s 23rd consecutive year presenting to the Copyright Society of the South. The luncheon event was held at Nashville’s ASCAP offices for CSoS members and their guests. Stan Soocher is the long-time […]

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Remarks from NMAAM President & CEO Henry Hicks

Remarks from NMAAM President & CEO Henry Hicks

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

On November 5, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a presentation from H. Beecher Hicks, III, President & CEO of the National Museum of African American Music. The luncheon event was held exclusively for CSoS members and their guests at BMI’s Nashville office on Music Row. Mr. Hicks presented an informative video overview […]

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How to Maximize Your Income from Canadian Cuts

How to Maximize Your Income from Canadian Cuts

| October 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

On October 22, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative presentation from Margaret McGuffin, Executive Director of the Canadian Music Publishers Association (CMPA). The luncheon event was held exclusively for CSoS members and  their guests at ASCAP’s Nashville office on Music Row. McGuffin updated attendees regarding the current status of the Canadian […]

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October 22, 2019: How to Maximize Your Income from Canadian Cuts

October 22, 2019: How to Maximize Your Income from Canadian Cuts

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

GUEST SPEAKER:  Margaret McGuffin   Margaret McGuffin is the Executive Director of the Canadian Music Publishers Association. Previously, Margaret has held management positions with the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) , Musicians’ Rights Organizations Canada, and Access Copyright. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Re:Sound and the Canadian Private Copying […]

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Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Local College Students

Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Local College Students

| September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of the South gave Award of Excellence Scholarships to four local college students at its meeting on September 10, 2019. The Society offers the scholarship awards program for students majoring in copyright-related fields. Students submit scholarship applications to the Society annually for award consideration. The 2019 Copyright Society of the South Scholarship Committee […]

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Songtrust – The Modern Guide to Music Publishing

Songtrust – The Modern Guide to Music Publishing

| September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

On September 10, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a presentation from Anna Bond, Director of Business Development for Songtrust in North America (www.songtrust.com). The luncheon event was held exclusively for CSoS members and  their guests at BMI’s Nashville office on Music Row. Copyright Society of the South Board Members welcome Songtrust’s Anna […]

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Stacey Schlitz:  Estate Planning for Artists, Songwriters, & Other IP Holders

Stacey Schlitz: Estate Planning for Artists, Songwriters, & Other IP Holders

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

On March 27, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed Stacey Schlitz with SchlitzLAW (based in Nashville, Tennessee) as its guest speaker, who discussed the procedures and challenges involved in estate planning for recording artists, songwriters, and other individual intellectual property owners.  The luncheon event was held at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row […]

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