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BMI and Society of Composers & Lyricists at The Art and Business of Songwriting Panel

Posted in News on September 30, 2014
Pictured at BMI and SCL’s The Art and Business of Songwriting panel (L-R): BMI and Emmy award-winning composer and Music Director Curt Sobel; BMI Director, Film/TV Relations, Anne Cecere; award-winning BMI songwriter, Shelly Peiken; award-winning BMI songwriter, Steve Dorff; Paramount Pictures’ Director, Music Clearance, Mary Jo Braun; entertainment attorney J. Charley Londoño and composer-lyricist Adryan Russ, who moderated the event
Pictured at BMI and SCL’s The Art and Business of Songwriting panel (L-R): BMI and Emmy award-winning composer and Music Director Curt Sobel; BMI Director, Film/TV Relations, Anne Cecere; award-winning BMI songwriter, Shelly Peiken; award-winning BMI songwriter, Steve Dorff; Paramount Pictures’ Director, Music Clearance, Mary Jo Braun; entertainment attorney J. Charley Londoño and composer-lyricist Adryan Russ, who moderated the event

The intersection of art and commerce was highlighted at a panel discussion presented by Broadcast Music, Inc. and the Society of Composers & Lyricists on The Art and Business of Songwriting on September 15, 2014, at The Village, West Hollywood, California. Panelists included Paramount Pictures’ Director, Music Clearance, Mary Jo Braun, award-winning BMI songwriter, Shelly Peiken, award-winning BMI songwriter Steve Dorff, BMI and Emmy award-winning composer and Music Director Curt Sobel and entertainment attorney J. Charley Londoño. The panel was moderated by composer-lyricist Adryan Russ who led the group in discussing topics ranging from songwriting and producing techniques; executing the proper song pitch; how to avoid legal pitfalls; differences in crafting, developing and producing songs specifically for film, television and other media.

photo Pictured at BMI and SCL’s The Art and Business of Songwriting panel (L-R): entertainment attorney J. Charley Londoño; Paramount Pictures’ Director, Music Clearance, Mary Jo Braun; BMI and Emmy award-winning composer and Music Director Curt Sobel; award-winning BMI songwriter, Shelly Peiken; award-winning BMI songwriter, Steve Dorff and composer-lyricist Adryan Russ, who moderated the event.