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Mechanics of Music Management – Where Management Fits In Seminar

01 Oct 2019 , 5.30pm - 8.30pm
£50 + VAT MMF Members, £75 + VAT Trade Body, £100 + VAT Non-Members

The Mechanics of Music Management (Level 2)

‘The Mechanics Of Music Management’ is a training programme from MMF delivered by CMU Insights and led by Chris Cooke and Marcus O’Dair. A series of five seminars exploring best practice and current trends in artist management, together these sessions provide a comprehensive guide to artist revenue streams and business models, music rights and record deals, fanbase building and direct-to-fan relationships, and explain where the manager fits in with each of these strands of the business. Each seminar consists of two lectures, interactive exercises, discussions and a Q&A session.


Tuesday 1st October 2018

5.30pm doors, 6pm – 8.30pm course

This seminar provides an overview of the role of the manager and how the artist/manager relationship works. It will talk through the different ways your artists make money, how each artist’s business can be structured, your role in running that business, and the business partners you will work with along the way. It will also look at how the role of the artist manager has changed over the years, and how your role will evolve as an artist’s career progresses. It will also introduce the MMF sample management agreement and code of practice.

Topics include:

– Artist Revenue Streams & Business Partners

– Management Tasks & Responsibilities

– Management Deals and Agreements

– Artist/Manager Relationship

– Changing Role of Management


Individual Seminar Prices:

MMF members: £50 + VAT = £60 per module
MPA, AIM, APRS, BASCA, BPI, FAC, IAMA, ICAEW, ISM, MPG & MU members; PRS for Music staff: £75 plus VAT = £90.00 per module
Non-members: £100 plus VAT = £120.00 per module

MMF Members can book all five modules for a 50% discounted rate of £208.34 + VAT (£250 inc VAT)

Please email for discount codes.

PPL Office (Top Floor)
1 Upper James Street

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