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05 Aug 2011

mica – music Austria

mica – music Austria is the professional partner for musicians in Austria. It was founded in 1994 as an independent, non-profit association, on the initiative of the Republic of Austria.

The goals of the association are:

  • the provision of information on musical life in Austria as well as research in the field of contemporary music
  • the support of contemporary musicians living in Austria with advice and information
  • the distribution of local music through promotion in Austria and abroad
  • the improvement of general conditions for musicians in Austria

All services of mica - music austria are free of charge for local musicians.

Experts with years of experience advise the musicians on all issues that may come up during a musician's life. This starts with the search for a suitable record company, continues with questions that are raised relating to the social security or promotional opportunities, and become very important for legal issues such as contract negotiations. A popular free service is the legal advice with a specialized attorney. Another important function of mica – music Austria is the support of the music export. This is enhanced by the international networking of mica – music Austria and the contacts of the mica team.