Electronic Media Policy IssuesIn This Section
Orchestras that use wireless microphones, either on stage or backstage, are subject to new rules set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The League provides tips to help orchestras navigate the ongoing policies and convey important information about what you need to know in order to be compliant with telecommunications regulations and present the best quality performance possible. Find more information below. For strategic and technical assistance regarding uses of technology to serve audiences beyond the concert hall, visit Music Distribution and Licensing.
Music Distribution & Licensing
October 6, 2017
The League, as part of a larger Performing Arts Wireless Microphone Working Group, has recently been representing orchestras in a series of meetings at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and earlier this week filed joint comments to the FCC.
May 14, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may soon rule on several proceedings that will impact the use of wireless microphones. The FCC is proposing that entities using fewer than 50 microphones would not be able to register in a geo-location database which provides interference protection.
Banner: Members of the Des Moines Symphony perform “History & Folklore,” the first concert in its livestreamed “Live from the Temple” series, at the Temple for Performing Arts in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Photo: Minda Davison
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