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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
A practical guide to various funding options available to mu...
A submission guide for a sampling of available music grants
Jenson Vaughan’s co-write earns more than 250 million stre...
Improving your chances to play live
A dozen ways to help you move forward
Developing skills, collaborating, networking, making the lea...
Building your career from the ground up in 2017
Seven steps that can help on the road to professional songwr...
The Arts & Entertainment Plan® of the Actra Fraternal Benef...
Testing has begun for valuable expansion of service
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...
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
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