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DMET

DMET Project

Goal:

The project DMET - Digital Music Education and Training will develop and implement a curriculum on digital music business for professional music creators: authors, composers, artists and producers / small record labels.

Objectives:

  • better business orientation in the curricula for music professionals (Universities, Conservatoires, Music Schools),
  • higher market share for European repertoire in the European and worldwide music market,
  • higher market share for European niche music through better marketing and utilization of the possibilities to communicate with the target groups in the online-music-market,
  • increase of musical diversity through a better outreach of niche repertoires,
  • easier access to European Music for worldwide audiences in the online-distribution-market.

The duration of the whole project is October 2005 - October 2008.

The DMET Project is realized with the support of the Culture 2000 programme of the European Union.

Project's website: www.dmet.eu.

Activities:

Main areas of activity within the DMET Project:

  • create a valid overview on business opportunities in the profit- and not-for-profit part of the online-music-market in the next 5 years with a special focus on interactions with the live-music sector, synopsis of market surveys, conference reports, literature, market research
  • develop a network of organisations that have access to market information to form a virtual "observatory" for market development to produce reports written in a language understood by music creators
  • create an online resource base on research papers and materials concerning the topic
  • create an overview and list of available music business education offers in European countries (public and private)
  • develop a serial of six international conferences throughout Europe to create awareness for the problem and to market the ideas and services of DMET
  • develop a curriculum, learning material and workshop modules from 4 hours to full weekend seminars for the "digital music artisan"
  • establish a network of trainers and speakers available on local level and train them,
  • build the network of music education institutions (Universities, Conservatoires, Music Schools, Adult learning institutions, etc.) to implement the curriculum
  • roll out trainings for music creators through the networks of the co-organisers,
  • digitization of music files
  • digitization of score
  • create new standard contracts for the right holders about digitalization and distribution of notes, scores and sound files
  • setting a shop with music files on the Internet platform www.manymusics.org
Culture 2000 DMET
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