Sponsored by TD, program aims to foster high-potential music creators
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners visit our Toronto office
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019
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“The time will come when we can no longer be ignored”
Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
Celebrating diversity by allowing everyone to shine
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
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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
Helping musicians in the province to further their careers
SOCAN Houses, Song Camps, Sound Lounge Writing Room
How the Conductor platform can help maximize royalties
Working for publishers through advocacy, communication, educ...
Or, What to see, where to go, and how to mingle
What we do for songwriters across Canada, around the world
It’ll make people take notice
DOs and DON’Ts at a professional song camp
“Lyric is King” and other key lessons
Surprisingly, it re-kindles inspiration for musical mentors
According to Microsoft’s Nancy Baym
All about the game
You need more than a few showcases to launch your internatio...
Creating safety net for independent Canadian music community
And why it’s so important
Don't talk down to them
"Pay your fellow musicians and crew more than you yourself a...
"Always be honest with yourself about your feelings."
A secret weapon for success on the world stage
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