The Rights Workshop Presents “Make Music, Make Money” Seminar on Nov 18 in SF

Film Music Magazine • October 21, 2009

The Rights Workshop has announced it will host “Make Music, Make Money: Get Paid To Write Music” on Wednesday November 18, 2009 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in San Francisco. The evening session sheds light on the mechanics of writing music as a business and shows composers and songwriters how to turn a creative pursuit into a lucrative career.

Rights Workshop founder Brooke Wentz, who has 25 years of experience licensing music and hiring composers for films, television shows and brand campaigns, will deliver a crash course on music business basics for composers and songwriters. Guest speakers Marc Capelle and Monte Vallier, who have written music for brands like Macy’s, Adobe and Odwalla, and television networks like HBO/Cinemax and The Food Network, will speak about how to get gigs and successfully break into the business.

The seminar will cover a variety of topics such as:
• How to extract income from your songs
• How to market yourself as a songwriter or composer
• Song title registration
• Scoring for films
• Tools for scoring and songwriting
• Landing a film composition gig
• How to make licensing income from your previously-created music
• How to handle a corporate gig

For more information or to register, visit The Rights Workshop at

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