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Music Network announces free online-training programme for musicians in response to the industry’s shifting demands

Nick Roth, Steve Lindsey, Frances Mitchell and Laoise O’Brien to present live as part of its online professional development course

Music Network presents Taking Charge of your Performance Career 2020, a free online professional development course for musicians delivered by four leading industry experts. The special series of live online training sessions aims to help musicians from all genres to develop the skills necessary to respond to the music industry’s shifting demands. Streamed Live on Facebook, the presentations will take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm from 28 April - 21 May, delivered by Nick Roth, Steve Lindsey, Frances Mitchell and Laoise O’Brien.

The course will offer relevant and up-to-date advice in the areas of sharing music in a digital environment, navigating the music publishing industry, self-management for artists and preparing for an audio recording.

Commenting on the announcement, Music Network’s CEO Sharon Rollston said: “We are very pleased to launch this exciting new online support which aims to help professional musicians to adapt and excel, both during the current period and into the future. In a matter of weeks, the music industry has changed radically and Music Network has been adapting likewise, to continue to support musicians. This course is free and available to musicians working in any genre and we hope many will benefit from the presentations.”

Musician and producer Nick Roth will present two sessions addressing the current restructuring of how music is being made and shared (28 & 30 April), while Steve Lindsey, musician and publisher, will cover essential areas of music publishing, including details on copyright ownership, song splits, registrations, Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO), income streams, contracts and music usages (5 & 7 May).

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