Flanders Music Centre
Stef Coninx, Director Flanders Music Centre
Peter Swinnen, President ISCM-Flanders
Flanders Music Centre is an organisation established by the Flemish government to support the professional music sector and to promote Flemish music in Belgium and abroad.
* Encouraging expertise: advice, news and guidance for professionals about management, the music industry, government policy, social and legal matters, artistic programs, music education...; support for music research and collaborations; a platform for exchange of ideas and knowledge;...
* Information & Documentation: on all aspects of the current music scene in Flanders: biographies of composers and musicians, music encyclopaedias, scores, reports, publications, newspapers and magazines, databases, newsletters...; a music archive of historical and contemporary recordings
* Promotion: national and international publicity of music and artists of all genres from Flanders: membership within network organisations, presence at trade fairs, creation and distribution of overview publications and compilation CDs, coordination of showcases and invitations to music industry professionals at major events, project collaboration with various music organisations...