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Saturday Seminar 3/26: Navigating New Media and Digital Rights

March 23, 2011

On Saturday, March 26, the Yale School of Music will host a Saturday Seminar featuring James Kendrick, a highly respected copyright lawyer and leader in the wider conversation on new media. Kendrick will be joined by composer Aaron Jay Kernis, a faculty member at the School of Music. The seminar will take place from 11 am to 1 pm on the stage of Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall (470 College Street).

This special workshop will tackle issues associated with website development, as well as legal concerns related to sharing performances and compositions on the internet. Said Associate Dean Michael Yaffe, “Every musician needs to be well versed in these topics, and we are fortunate to have a guest speaker with Mr. Kendrick’s experience joining Professor Kernis for this seminar.”

YSM students are encouraged to participate, and the public can watch the live stream of the seminar HERE.

The Saturday Seminars at the Yale School of Music are dedicated to the topic of career development for musicians. In these workshop sessions, students will have the opportunity to interact with both their peers and experts in the field on a variety of issues related to pursuing careers in music. These seminars will take the form of lively discussions that will explore important questions all student musicians should consider as they look toward the future.

Topic: Navigating New Media and Digital Rights
Led by:  Aaron Jay Kernis and James Kendrick
When: Saturday, March 26th from 11am-1pm
Where: on the stage of Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall

Yale students can register online HERE.