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American Composers Forum & McNally Smith College of Music Seminar

Making Music Work:
Tools to Build and Sustain a Composition Career

April 4 and 5, 2009
McNally Smith College of Music
19 Exchange Street E.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

American Composers Forum is partnering with McNally Smith College of Music to present Making Music Work, a two-day seminar focusing on career building essentials for the contemporary composer. Workshop sessions will be led by panels comprised of industry professionals from the national as well as local music scenes. Panelists will also be available for one-to-one consultation (smART Bars) to answer specific questions of conference attendees.

Sessions include:

  • Making a Living, Making a Life
  • Grants and Fellowships: The Bottom Line
  • Tooting Your Own Horn (the right way)
  • Going Digital
  • Composer-in-the Schools & Teaching Artist Opportunities
  • Copyrights and Contracts
  • Issues and Ethics for the Professional Composer

For more information and to register, see: