Bertorelli Restaurant and Bar, 11/13 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4RB - Tuesday 30 May 2006, 6.30-9.30pm

The content of this evening seminar was structured to help you to make recordings and share experiences with people who have already done so, as well as providing the chance to gain one-to-one advice from experts. The seminar examined the following questions and issues:

  • What role could recordings play in the thriving world of amateur music making?
  • How can one make a quality recording of a live event on a minimal budget?
  • What legal or copyright issues are involved? How can these be addressed?
  • What repertory is most worth recording?
  • What considerations arise if professional performers are involved?
  • How important is it to have a physical object rather than a download?
  • How to fundraise to make a recording
  • How to market you group/recording to independent record labels
  • How best to use recordings to develop choirs and orchestras

Click on the links below to view the papers and report from the Hold that sound! seminar:

This evening seminar was hosted by WestFocus Creative Industries Network and Royal Holloway, University of London in association with CHARM.