$.03 each gymnastics Floor routine?

gymnastics-music… The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) has been pursuing gymnastics clubs across the country to pay for the music they use …

SOCAN initially tried to get Gymnastics Canada to pay for a national licence. When Gymnastics Canada said no, SOCAN began a telephone and fax campaign at the provincial level. …

read the entire article – Music industry pressuring gymnastics clubs to pay up

I have no sympathies at all for SOCAN’s case. They must find a new model for paying musical artists. This is one tiny piece of a much bigger problem.

Mr. Topp said he doesn’t dispute SOCAN’s legal right to collect the fees, “but to me, that’s similar to asking the parent of a kid at a birthday party for a royalty when playing music for musical chairs.”

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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