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9 March 2011
PRS for Music announce community radio seminar

PRS for Music
, the licensing organisation for songwriters, composers and music publishers, is hosting ‘The Big Radio Seminar’ to advise on, and address the issue of licensing music for community radio stations.   Held in association with the Community Media Association, the educational session welcomes all individuals, groups and communities along to discuss their music use.

The event will be held at the PRS for Music offices, Berners Street, London on Tuesday 29th March from 2pm – 5.00pm.

Leading industry speakers will include Daniel Browne from West One Music, Gavin Larkins, Radio Licensing Manager and Andy Harrower Head of Broadcasting from PRS for Music, and songwriter Martin Sutton.  Martin has worked with some of the world’s best songwriters selling over seven million records worldwide for artists including Celine Dion, The Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes and Olivia Newton John.

The seminar will include insider tips, practical advice and real-life music licensing solutions and attendees will benefit from:

  • Unique insight from leading industry experts
  • Tactical knowledge about music licensing
  • Face-to-face discussions with your industry peers with the opportunity to share ideas
  • Getting opinions heard

Andy Harrower, Head of Broadcasting, PRS for Music, said: “We recognise that many groups would benefit from help, information and assistance in accessing music and understanding the issues surrounding music licensing. The aim of this session is to champion ease of access for people and their communities who want to use music and provide them the necessary support to make that happen.”
Entry is free. To book a place or for more information visit   www.prsformusic.com/radioseminar


For more information, get in touch:

Nicola Formoy, Public Relations Manager
02073064229 / 07539 837436

Barney Hooper, Head of PR
02073064548 / 07979 757052


PRS for Music:

PRS for Music represents 75,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK.  As a not-for-profit organisation it ensures creators are paid whenever their music is played, performed or reproduced; championing the importance of copyright to protect and support the UK music industry. The UK has a proud tradition of creating wonderful music that is enjoyed the world over and PRS for Music has been supporting the creators of that music since 1914. 

PRS for Music provides business and community groups with easy access to over 10m songs through its music licences.  In an industry worth £3.9bn PRS for Music is uniquely placed to be a voice for music and can provide data and comment for all aspects of the business: live, broadcast, sales, online, touring and music creation and up to date analysis, research and trends about the industry.


Community Media Association

The Community Media Association is the UK representative body for the Community Media sector and is committed to promoting access to the media for people and communities. It aims to enable people to establish and develop community based communications media for empowerment, cultural expression, information and entertainment.

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Kimberly Tan

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