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‘Routes To Music’ – an introduction to the music industry – July 29th 2009

‘Routes To Music’ is an informal introduction to the music industry for all those interested in increasing their potential, gaining knowledge and looking to get more involved in the many areas of the music industry.

Starting in July across the Black Country, unemployed people* can access free workshops and networking sessions focusing on numerous parts of the music industry.

If you want to look at how to develop your potential and gain con?dence through working in one of the many areas of the music business, then please come along to our introductory workshop:

Wednesday 29th July
10.30am – 2.30pm
The Bingley Enterprise Centre, Norfolk Road, Penn?elds, Wolverhampton, WV3 0JE

To sign up or for more information email info at or phone/text 07595 663966

*To qualify for a free place you must be unemployed and between the ages of 18 – 65

Routes To Music is run by Sostenuto LLP ( and is supported by

European Social Fund, Learning and Skills Council and the Black Country Consortium.

proposals to extend copyright for sound recordings from 50 to 95 years

In case anyone thought performing artists were also the music business or part of it……Here’s an email from PPL

I just wanted to alert you to some good news in our campaign on copyright term. The Commission has this morning announced proposals to extend copyright for sound recordings from 50 to 95 years. Making the announcement, Commissioner Charlie McCreevy said he no longer wanted performing artists to be the poor cousins of the music business.

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