Licenses are required for performances of copyrighted music (in addition to the rental of material).
Concert Performances Licensing
For questions regarding concert performance licensing, contact the appropriate performing rights society.
Within United States
Obtain licenses from either ASCAP, BMI or SESAC, depending on the work.
For works published by Theodore Presser Company and Elkan-Vogel contact:
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10022
For works published by Merion Music, contact:
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007-0030
For works published by Mercury Music, contact:
55 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203
Obtain licenses from SOCAN:
Current licensees: 1.866.944.6223
New licensees: 1.866.944.6210
Outside North America
Obtain licenses from the appropriate performing rights society for the country in which the performance takes place. (Find a partial list at NMPA.)