Laurence Jalbert to earn multiple Classics at 2018 Montréal SOCAN Awards
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2018 winners collect $10,000, prizes, at our Toronto office
Frédérik Durand charts beginnings, genesis of his unique musical genre
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Trio Klaus is fuelled by mutual admiration
What makes it such a hothouse for music?
She tells her story of running away
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How to increase your chances of applying successfully
Peak experiences at 2018 SOCAN Song Camp
Securing Your Band Name
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
At Technical/Documentary Gala, held Sept. 13, 2018
Operatic First Nations singer accompanies 100-year-old recordings
Philippe Brach, Loud head list of nominees
Michel Rivard describes the genesis of his winning song
Data Governance Office’s Michael King stresses need to evo...
Michel Rivard song to be honoured at 2018 SOCAN Montréal Aw...
Co-writing with everyone from Monster Truck to Delhi 2 Dubli...
Ten $10,000 grants, eight $5,000 grants to songwriters, comp...
SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...
All-Female SOCAN Classics, Cultural Impact Award to “La co...
Workshop is a co-presented by SOCAN, Pop Montréal
Registrations begin this Saturday.
Jordan Benjamin is angry, and he wants you to hear it
Through networking, hustling, hard work
Iconic country singer-songwriter discusses his process
Her Inscape is enjoying unexpected visibility via Jean-Marc ...
Plus, a word on the benefits of working with a music publish...
Juries evaluated more than 500 submissions
Promote your work in Paris
Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house
SOCAN composers of all kinds invited to submit by Sept. 20, ...
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