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Yesterday, I launched a new blog series titled The Composer’s Guide to Doing Business at DennisTobenski.com. The new series is aimed at composers looking to become more entrepreneurial, and who want to learn more about the business aspects of the … Continue reading
Every couple of months, the topic of Digital Rights Management (DRM) rears its ugly head when I’m talking to a composer or new music enthusiast about the NewMusicShelf. How does NMS ensure the security of the composer’s scores once someone … Continue reading
I want to point out a composition competition that’s making a point of being completely above-board. It’s a nice counter-example to the skeevy one I mentioned in my recent post about composition competitions. This is from the ACDA Illinois Choral … Continue reading
It’s one of those times of the year for me: time to check out the various “opportunity listings” with the Professional Organizations I’m a member of, and put together packets for competitions and calls for scores. The thing that consistently … Continue reading
Why should a composer self-publish?
In today’s artistic and economic climate, the reasons are manifold. Probably the biggest reason to self-publish is the difficulty in being picked up by a major publisher. But more important, I think, is the issue of control. Continue reading