Creators

Sync or whim – tips for songwriters

Ruth Simmons, founder of music marketing company soundlounge, urges songwriters to ask those difficult questions before signing away their music to advertising agencies.

Adopt a Composer

Adopt a Composer - a scheme run by PRS for Music Foundation to pair an amateur ensemble with an emerging composer is open to applications.

Want to perform at the MaMA Paris showcase?

MaMA, the annual music festival and convention for the international music industry, takes place in Paris on 25 and 26 October 2012. It's an important gateway into the French music market for international acts. Deadline to apply is Friday 15 June.

A Master Class with Don Black OBE

The third and final master class in this year’s series presented by The Ivors, in association with the British Music Experience, will be with legendary lyricist Don Black.

BASCA Professional Development Series: More courses

BASCA has announced three more sessions in their Professional Business Development Programme series, following the successful delivery of two modules earlier this year. Discounted rate for PRS for Music members.

Summer school with Ray Davies

Legendary songwriter Ray Davies, of The Kinks fame, will be teaching up to 16 songwriters the craft of writing high quality popular music this August. Will you join them? Deadline extended to 28 May.

Five ways to make social media work for you

When it comes to spreading the word about your music, social media plays an integral part in letting the world know what you have to offer. Read some tips from social media experts Green House Group.

Get the most from a music video in four easy steps

Here’s a few tips from Radar's guide, “29 Ways To Get The Most From Your Music Video”. Radar is a service used by record labels, independent artists and music video directors to commission and promote music videos worldwide.

Beverley Knight talks songwriting

UK soul singer Beverley Knight knows a thing or two about writing songs, having been in the music business for over 16 year.s Here she provides a few tips to help out budding songwriters.