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Michael McCarty

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Michael McCarty


Michael McCarty has enjoyed a 40 -year career in the music industry. Before his term as SOCAN’s Chief Membership & Business Development Officer from 2013 to late 2020, he was president of EMI Music Publishing Canada for 17 years and contributed many years of service as a member of the SOCAN Board of Directors.

“One of the great joys of my job has been to work with a strong team of people dedicated to a single cause – serving our members,” McCarty said. “I will always be proud of our accomplishments and the journey we took together, improving the recruitment and retention of members and impacting the culture and business of SOCAN. I want to thank everyone at SOCAN for their support, advice and help in achieving our mandate.”

In 2019, Michael McCarty was inducted into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame.

  • SongBIZ: How Songwriters Get Paid, Apr. 10, 2021 | SongStudio Songwriting Workshop

    […] 9:00-10:15am – Understanding the terminology, the revenue streams and the players in the songwriting business, with special guest Michael McCarty. […]

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