Metalworks Institute - Online Courses - Music Licensing For Musicians And Songwriters

Music Licensing for Musicians & Songwriters

As the music industry has changed and evolved over the past decade due to the emergence of the Internet and digital technology, it’s become all the more important for musicians to understand the numerous ways and means to generate earnings from their music. In this course, we will examine the finer points of music licensing, and look at how musicians can make money from their music. We will discuss the vital basics of copyright and publishing, the different types of licensing involved in music, and how musicians can utilize those licenses to exploit their creativity.



Lesson 1 – Copyright
Lesson 2 – Publishing
Lesson 3 – Licensing Part 1
Lesson 4 – Licensing Part 2
Lesson 5 – Royalties Part 1
Lesson 6 – Royalties Part 2
Lesson 7 – Syncs Part 1
Lesson 8 – Syncs Part 2
Lesson 9 – Digital World Part 1
Lesson 10 – Digital World Part 2
Lesson 11 – Sampling and Mashups
Lesson 12 – The World of Advertising


Made possible with the support of the
Ontario Media Development Corporation.

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