Monday, February 24, 2003


The American Music Center will offer Professional Development Workshops in the following cities: New York City, March 29-30, 2003, Hunter College, Room 404, Hunter North, 69th St. between Park and Lexington. San Francisco, April 5-6, 2003, UC Berkeley, Morrison Hall, Room 125. Seattle, April 12-13, 2003, Jack Straw Productions, 4261 Roosevelt Way N.E. Saturday, 10am-5pm: Every Composer's Business: Essentials for Your Career An expanded version of our popular Business Basics seminar that provides you with the important "real-world" information on copyright, licensing, commission contracts, a new, expanded section on negotiating, and more that you probably didn't learn in college. Sunday, 1:00-3:00pm: Raising Your Visibility: How to Promote and Market Your Music Formerly presented as part of Every Composer's Business, this workshop covers promotional materials, networking, and other ideas to help you get the word out about your music. Discover what the major publishing companies know that you need to know. Bring a list of your works and any promotional materials you have created. Sunday, 3:30-6pm: A Better Score: How to Produce Exceptional Scores and Parts Did you know that many conductors, ensemble directors, and other key decision-makers will not even look at a score that doesn't follow certain standards? Make sure this doesn't happen to you. Join us for an informative, enlightening workshop that will give you a new perspective on your final product. A Better Score covers what you need to know to produce professional-level, performer-/conductor-friendly scores and parts. For further details and to register: go to; call (212) 366-5260 or email