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Successful screen composer releases third solo album
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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
Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
Dynamic duo co-writes songs, cues, for diverse sketch comedy...
Aaron Pritchett is big winner of the night
CEO Eric Baptiste also participates in “Where is the money...
Participants testify to great experience
Also Rock Artist of the Year at WCMAs, held during BreakOut ...
Enjoying “some caterpillar-to-butterfly” stuff
Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection
SOCAN presents CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, awards No. 1 Song ...
Six Shooter Records founder leads with her heart
Eight-week course to run in October-November 2019
"It’s important that you don’t corner yourself too early...
SOCAN co-sponsors 21st BC screen industry celebration
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
YAO walks away with three trophies
Fostering purpose, pride, unity
Honours celebrate excellence in B.C. film and TV
“Speaking French is a choice we make on a daily basis”
On songwriting, and women in country music
How a small-town girl’s Nashville dreams came true
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