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  • Writer's pictureAnustup Kundu

My Music My Rights, Creators Connect Workshop to Empower Music Creators in Kolkata

News Desk, News Nation 360 : The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd. (IPRS), a national campaign representing authors, composers, and publishers of music, launched 'My Music My Rights' to raise awareness of intellectual property rights in the music industry and to teach independent artists and music creators about important aspects of the music business and publishing. In support of this campaign, IPRS collaborated with Dolby Laboratories in Kolkata to host an interactive workshop called "My Music My Rights, Creators Connect." This represents a critical turning point in IPRS's mission to empower and assist musicians around the nation. The programme included insightful remarks from panellists and industry stakeholders, as well as lively discussions with renowned creators and subject matter experts. Dr. Upali Chattopadhyay is a composer, singer, songwriter, label owner, educator, and poet. Jeet Gannguli is the music director, singer, label owner, and member of the IPRS board. Keshab Dey, an independent artist and singer-songwriter, Siddhartha Sankar Ray (Sindhu), a singer, songwriter, composer, and poet Kaushik Dutta, Founder

and President of MusiConnect Asia, Prashant Dogra, CEO of Phonographic Digital Limited (PDL), Karan Grover, Senior Director - India, Middle East & Africa, Dolby Labs, and Padmanabhan NS, Head of Artist & Label Partnership, Spotify India, were among those in attendance. The "My Music, My Rights" campaign aims to empower creators to effectively navigate the complexities of the music industry by offering workshops, seminars, and other activities, both online and offline. Rakesh Nigam, CEO of IPRS, expressed his opinions during the campaign, saying that as the music industry grows, independent creators such as songwriters and composers need to be aware of their rights and prepared to launch long-term careers. At IPRS, they place a high value on educating and skillfully empowering musicians. Taking into account the wealth of musical history and the enormous influence that music has on their lives, and to recognise that it is the national duty to support, cultivate, and promote the music of their country to ensure its continued prosperity.

Pic - Krishnendu Kundu



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