I have read articles about needing special licensing to play background music. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! Gina
Is their music mixed for choreographed type group fitness? I also read their licensing information and they explain that you still need music licensing from ASCAP, BMI. https://www.powermusic.com/Music_licensing.html
Playing music for a class or in a gym is considered public performance, even when it’s small group training. You need ASCAP, BMI, or SEASAC.
Or, you can use music that is license-free. (The stuff that you buy from itunes, Spotify, the music store typically is NOT license-free). There are a few yoga dj’s that compose their own music and release it license-free, although that’s probably not the vibe you’re looking for.
What if your small group personal training is not synced to music or choreographed would a business account (one that pays the licensing fees included in the membership) Like Pandora Mood Media who pays the licensing fee cover the music licensing law? I play music to fill the silence while I train.
Does anyone pay a music license fee and can share what on average they charge for an independent contracting personal trainer?