There is something wrong with the music industry if it considers paying its interns to be taboo. While you can’t succeed in music without passion, it is equally true that you can’t take passion dollars to the bank.
Originally posted on Alla Nadtocheva:
A review of a panel discussion from “Envisioning 21st Century Music Business Models” event on the topic of “Ethics and the New Music Industry”.
The event took place on Thursday evening at a packed David’s Friend Recital hall at famous alma mater of musicians, Berklee College of music in Boston. The topic for discussion was primarily focused on ethical dilemmas of the industry. Experts in the field such as Marci Allen (Founder/ President, MAC presents), Melissa Ferrick, (Artist, Musician, Mpress Records), Amanda Arrillaga (director of copyright administration for RCA) and Jay Sweet (Principal/ Co-Founder, Sweet & Doggett Producer, Newport Folk Festival) shared their opinions and thoughts on most questionable matters of ethics in music business. If you are not familiar with the term and the concept of implementing ethics in music business, it’s easy to describe it as morals of the community (ex. artist management company) that makes decisions…
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