Copyright and Your Ensembles

Can an ensemble legally sell videotapes of its concerts?  “A single copy of a videotaped performance of your ensemble can be made to keep on file for reference or review. If…

Copyright: Parody

  What’s parody? Courts have viewed parody as fair use of a copyrighted work. However, what constitutes parody has not always been clear. “The safest course is always to get…

Copyright: Parody

  What’s parody? Courts have viewed parody as fair use of a copyrighted work. However, what constitutes parody has not always been clear. “The safest course is always to get…

Copyright: Parody

  What’s parody? Courts have viewed parody as fair use of a copyrighted work. However, what constitutes parody has not always been clear. “The safest course is always to get…

Copyright: Parody

  What’s parody? Courts have viewed parody as fair use of a copyrighted work. However, what constitutes parody has not always been clear. “The safest course is always to get…

Copyright

Unlike most educators, music educators must face copyright compliance frequently throughout their career. Although the thought of copyright can be intimidating and a complex subject, NAfME has a multitude of…

Copyright Benefits for Members

NAfME Offers Exclusive Copyright Benefits for Members—And More Through an agreement with ASCAP and BMI, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and state MEA sponsored groups are granted performance…

Copyright Law: What Music Teachers Need to Know

    By Ken Schlager Intellectual property has emerged from the legal backwater to become major news, with frequent high-profile cases of individuals and companies being prosecuted for the illegal…