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Apply now for 2018 "Music Business Summer School"

Classes on publishing music, live entertainment and recorded music at Hamburg Media School

Applicants have until June 30, 2018 to apply for seminars during the Music Business Summer School underway from September 13-18, 2018 in Hamburg. This year’s event will focus on further education in publishing, event, label and sales management. Several experts from the German-speaking and international music industry are expected at the seminars to be held at Hamburg Media School and featuring the first “Recorded Music Summer School” with emphasis on copyright and streaming. The summer school comes in the run-up to Hamburg’s Reeperbahn Festival from September 19-22, 2018.

Theory, practice and network

The Music Business Summer School’s three parallel seminars will provide theoretical knowledge, information on legal framework conditions and insight into everyday work. As part of the Publishing Summer School, Benjamin Budde (Budde Music) and Lars Ingwersen (PantaSounds) will talk about modern publishing, copyright, publishing relationships as well as international co-operation. The Live Entertainment Summer School will focus on ticketing, copyright, liability and law. Experts including Stephan Thanscheidt will give insight into everyday work in festival and tour booking.

Glimpses of the future – voice control and virtual reality

Bettina Dorn (Warner Music Central Europe) is among keynote speakers at the first Synch/Brand Cooperation division in the Recorded Music Summer School. A workshop dedicated to soft skills and negotiation techniques has also been scheduled as well as a session on music issues in future and topics such as voice control and virtual reality.

Sources and further information:
Detailed programme (in German)

Music Business Summer School

The IHM – Interessengemeinschaft Hamburger Musikwirtschaft e.V. manages the Music Business Summer School. IHM is Germany’s first and Europe’s largest regional music industry association and aims to promote and shape Hamburg as a music and music industry location. Other partners and supporters include the DMV – Deutscher Musikverleger-Verband e.V., GEMA, the bdv – Bundesverband der Veranstaltungswirtschaft e.V. and the VUT – Verband unabhängiger Musikunternehmen e.V. This year’s venue is Hamburg Media School.

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