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Focus Wales To Hold Music Industry Seminars

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Jul 18th, 2011.

John Hywel Morris PRS for Music who will be presenting a seminar on Music ICE.


The Welsh Music Foundation, in association with Wrexham based Focus Wales, will be presenting a series of music industry seminars at Gŵyl Gardd Goll Festival, at Y Faenol, Bangor this month.

The free series of seminars will be held on Friday 22nd July and are targeted at anyone involved or interested in the music industry.

There will be several exciting guest speakers at the event, those confirmed so far are Simon Duffy (Tri-Tone Consultancy), John Rostron (Sŵn/Plug Two/A.P.E.), Dafydd Roberts (Sain Records), Phil Rose (Sentric Music), Steve Bush (Producer: Stereophonics), Corrine Bailey Rae (Writer), Aimee-Jade Hayes (Composer: See Monkey Do Monkey), Miniature Music Press and Adam Walton (BBC Radio Wales).

The first session will be a Music International Copyright Enterprise (ICE) Workshop presented by John Hywel
Morris from PRS for Music, who will tell members about the latest developments with the ICE copyright database and how it will impact them.

The second session is titled ‘Making Money From Your Music’ and is aimed at musicians, composers, labels, promoters or managers and will explore both new revenue streams and offer hints and tips for promoting your music. It will also focus on creating music, getting it placed on TV and films and how to spot live music opportunities.

To finish off the day there’s a panel called Your Music Across Borders, which serves up ideas for
taking your music beyond the local scene. This explores each step including creating an initial buzz and identifying fans on the map, and also grants insights into the ever-increasing opportunities that technology and new media can
offer.

All seminars will be chaired by Stuart Worthington, the former head of training and education for the Music Managers Forum and co-manager of The Happy Mondays.

The seminars take place from 1-5pm, spaces are limited, to secure your place e-mail hello@welshmusicfoundation.com.

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