Self-Published Composers Explain What They Do and Why
Randall Davidson, Composer and Publisher of Boys Art Music “Self-publishing contemporary music is not at the glamorous end of the tide-pool…” Jennifer Higdon, Composer “…it seemed absurd to me to have to give up the copyright to my own creative work…” Donald Martino, Composer and Publisher of Dantalian, Inc. “…To obsessive types like myself it… Read more »
Panel at the “Composing A Career” Summit
photo courtesy of the Women’s Philharmonic
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On Saturday, November 6, 1999, NewMusicBox editor Frank J. Oteri moderated a panel entitled “Publishing, Self-Publishing, and the Internet” as part of a Weekend Long Composing A Career symposium organized by the Women’s Philharmonic held at The New School for Social Research in New York City. The panelists were: Frances Richard, Vice President of Concert Music at ASCAP; Ralph Jackson, Assistant Vice President, Classical Music Administration at BMI; and Linda Golding, President of Boosey & Hawkes. Self-published composer Jennifer Higdon was called up from the audience to join the panel midway through the session. Find out what they had to say from a complete transcript of the session.