Songwriters and the Church: Navigating the Legal, Ethical, and Practical Issues of Music in the Church

Brock Shinen

This seminar will cover the legal, ethical and practical issues associated with songwriting in the church context, including employment and work for hire issues, expectations, compensation, liability risks, and income streams. We will also cover how to establish a publishing company, including the basics non-profit issues, royalty accounting and third party business relationships, such as CCLI and the PROs.  

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