Not yet published but feel driven to write music? This is the place to hone your skills and prepare your songs to be published!
-- Songwriting 101: Lyric and Song Structure basics
-- Songwriting 101: Melody and "the whistle test"
-- Songwriting 101: Co-writing and how to make it work
-- Copyright, Licensing, Recapture and Why They Matter
-- New educational videos
As a professional songwriter (or an heir), you need to protect your copyrights, pitch your catalog and collect on royalties. We can help.
-- SGA executes, issues, and tracks licenses in all media
-- Recapture: Let SGA Help You Regain Control of Your Copyrights
-- Collecting royalties on behalf of songwriters
-- SGA and Sound Healthcare© Partner to Offer Members Health and Insurance Opportunities
Our work in Washington on behalf of songwriters has resulted in increased royalty rates, tougher laws against piracy and education about the tough times faced by first-orderors.
-- SGA Helps Lead North American Music Creators Group Into CIAM Meetings
-- Rick Carnes at Third Annual Music Creators' Conference in Brussels
-- Pandora Sues Songwriters: Response from Music Creators North America and ECSA
-- SGA Protects Songwriters with Industry-Standard Song Contract
-- Pro Critique's Are Coming In!
-- SGA Is Up And Running In NYC
-- SGA President: Just Pay the 99 Cents...
-- Health Care For SGA Members
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