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Music Rights: Public Performance

What you need to know for your classes, recitals and performances.

You are preparing to put on a dance show. You have heard about this thing called Public Performance Rights and you want to be sure the artist who created the music you are using is properly credited and compensated. What do you do?

This online course will take you through the process of understanding what Public Performance Rights are and what you need to know to put on a recital, dance showcase or other performance.

Though not required, it is recommend that you watch my course An Introduction to Music Rights for Dancers. It's free and will provide you with some background information on what music rights are and why they matter.

Note: The information presented in this course is in no way intended to replace the legal advice that could be obtained by engaging the services of an attorney. The following information pertains only to use of music in public performance and only that which is used in the location of a licensed venue.


Your Instructor


Joie Grandbois
Joie Grandbois

Joie Grandbois is a multidisciplinary performance and dance artist based in Portland, Maine where she also teaches at Bright Star World Dance studio. She is also a NALA Certified Paralegal working in the field of entertainment law at the Music Law Firm. She has written several article for performers on the subject of music rights. For more information on performances and workshops, please visit www.joiegrandbois.com.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Public Performance Rights Presentation
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  How do you search a PRO repertoire?
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  Quiz
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  Bonus Material: How to Credit the Artist!!
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  Resources
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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