ECSA has received an open letter from the National Union of Ukrainian composers, which represents contemporary classical music in Ukraine.
The letter calls on composers associations and other music organizations around the world to be alert to developments in Ukraine.
ECSA wishes to express solidarity with Ukrainian composers and songwriters, and will continue to support and actively promote the right to freedom in its activities.
For further information please access the letter here.
On 17 February 2014 the European Parliament (EP) adopted MEP Francoise Castex’ report on private copying levies (PCL).
The report is supportive of PCL, noting that it is a “virtuous system that balances the exception for copying for private use with the right to fair remuneration for rightholders, and that it is worth preserving”.
In addition, it stresses that “levies should be payable by manufacturers and importers”.
ECSA welcomes MEP Castex’ statement that “Culture and artistic creation form the bedrock of the European identity...
ECSA Delegates in Brussels, 14 February 2014
The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance held the Annual General Assembly and committee meetings in Brussels from 13th to 14th February 2014 at Flagey.
With an excellent location, highly interesting discussions, and presentations, ECSA’s members had a good opportunity to exchange views on various...
Photo (API (c) Oliver Walterscheid): Jens Gardthausen (Managind Director of Moët & Chandon Germany), Bernard Grimaldi, Patrick Doyle and Annemarie Carpendale (actress)
We are very proud to announce that ECSA has partnered up with Moët & Chandon in developing a new concept to celebrate film music in Europe: The Grand Scores. The project was officially launched during a unique red carpet event in Berlin on Wednesday 5th...