Reference

Organisations

Sites

* The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
Information service for US songwriters and musicians, providing updates on licensing and legislation
* APRA|AMCOS NZ
The Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) collects and distributes licence fees for the public performance and communication of our members' musical works. The Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) collects and distributes mechanical royalties for the reproduction of our members' musical works.
* Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA)
Founded for, and administered by, the Australian recorded music industry, ARIA plays an important role in its future development.
* Centre for New Zealand Music (SOUNZ)
* Christchurch Music Industry Trust ((Chart))
The Christchurch Music Industry Trust ((Chart)) was formed at the end of 2005 when a group of local industry stalwarts and recent Christchurch returnees, armed with national and international experience in the music industry combined forces to voluntarily help build the capability of the music industry in Christchurch. ((Chart)) is undertaking projects that are strategically focussed on Infrastructure, Promotion, Live Performance, Training, Quality Product, Support Services and Technology aspects of the local music industry.
* Guitar Association of New Zealand
* Independent Music New Zealand Incorporated (IMNZ)
A group set up to provide a voice for the interests of New Zealand independent recording labels and distributors.
* International Association of Mechanical Music Preservationists (IAMMP)
a group of volunteers dedicated to the preservation of music rolls.
* International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC)
* International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
The Confederation supports the co-operation of almost 200 authors' associations worldwide; their site is in English, French or Spanish
* International Music Council (IMC)
The International Music Council (IMC) is a global network of expert organisations and individuals working in the field of music. Founded in 1949 by UNESCO, IMC is mandated to promote musical diversity and support cultural rights for all.
* International Songwriters' Association
Information service for songwriters, lyric writers and music publishers
* Maori Music Industry Coalition
Organisation whose goal it is to support the growth of, and create opportunities within the Maori music industry. Included is an online membership form as well as information on news and events in the industry.
* Music Library Association (MLA)
* New Zealand On Air Irirangi te Motu
NZ On Air is responsible for reflecting and developing New Zealand identity and culture by funding programming on radio and television about New Zealand and New Zealand interests, promoting New Zealand music, and encouraging archives that are likely to be of historical interest in New Zealand. Also known as the Broadcasting Commission.
* New Zealand Society for Music Therapy
* NZ Blues Society
* NZ Music Commission
The New Zealand Music Industry Commission is a government funded charitable trust. Its role is to facilitate growth in the New Zealand Music Industry.
* NZ Music Services Directory
* Performing Right Society (PRS)
The PRS collects licence fees for the public performance and broadcast of musical works in the UK.
* Professional Lighting and Sound Association
* Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
The RIAA represents the American recording industry. The site includes record industry market data, news, information on copyright and education links
* Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)
* SACEM
French society for authors, composers and publishers
* Society for Music Theory