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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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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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Recap: Thom Schuyler

Recap: Thom Schuyler

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 23, 2016, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed songwriter Thom Schuyler for the forth installment of the Songwriter Series. Thom Schuyler was born and raised in Bethlehem, PA and relocated to Nashville, TN in 1978 to pursue a songwriting career.  Over the course of the ensuing decades he has created a catalog […]

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Copyright Society of the South Awards Vandy Law Student the Bob Sullivan Scholarship

Copyright Society of the South Awards Vandy Law Student the Bob Sullivan Scholarship

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ricky Hernandez was awarded the annual Bob Sullivan scholarship on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. A Vanderbilt law student currently in his 2nd year, Ricky’s current honors and activities include Dean’s List, Dean’s Scholarship Recipient, the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Cork & Tap Legal Society and President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society. […]

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Panel recap: What the State of Music Tech Says About the State of Our Industry

Panel recap: What the State of Music Tech Says About the State of Our Industry

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On January 27, 2016, the Copyright Society of the South hosted a panel discussion on music tech and its role in the future of the music industry. The panel was led and moderated by Shawn Yeager (@shawnyeager), Partner at Back Porch Group and co-founder of Endorsee. The panelists included Mike Fabio (@revrev), Director of Digital Marketing at New West […]

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Recap: Media Technologist Jim Griffin on Copyrisk, Tarzan Economics, and Music Metadata

Recap: Media Technologist Jim Griffin on Copyrisk, Tarzan Economics, and Music Metadata

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

On November 12th, 2015 the Copyright Society of the South hosted Jim Griffin, Managing Partner at OneHouse. Griffin is a forward-thinking technologist focused on the digital delivery of art, knowledge and creativity.    

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Recap: David Israelite, President & CEO of NMPA

Recap: David Israelite, President & CEO of NMPA

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

On November 4th, 2015 the Copyright Society of the South hosted David Israelite, President & CEO of the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA). Israelite remarked on a variety of strategic and legal issues facing the publishing and songwriting community. Israelite addressed the NMPA’s recent sale of the Harry Fox Agency to SESAC, which he views as […]

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Recap: Eddie Schwartz, Fair Trade Music

Recap: Eddie Schwartz, Fair Trade Music

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

On September 29th, 2015 the Copyright Society of the South welcomed Eddie Schwartz, president of the Songwriters Association of Canada, co-chair of Music Creators of North America, and representative at the International Council of Music Authors. Schwartz presented Fair Trade Music, an initiative designed to transform music in much the same way “fair trade” has transformed the […]

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