When I was in high school I would wake up in the middle of the night feeling like I was being stabbed in the side and back. I would get up, almost throw up because I was so nauseous, and make myself tea. I couldn’t stand or sit up straight…

There’s this absolutely brilliant misunderstanding out there that childbirth cures Endometriosis. I’m not entirely sure who started it, but I assume it has something to do with the notion that Gynecological health is only important as it pertains to fertility. This is something that every person who goes to the…

Introduction — Why Am I Writing This?

In the twenty-three months since I earned my Master of Music and started working in the industry I have realized there are two main groups of people who write ethically questionable contracts. First there are the people who intentionally write contracts designed to…

How Should We Write Ethical Contracts?

***Note: I am not a business, music law, or otherwise industry expert. Should you choose to follow the ideas presented in this article, you are doing so of your own accord and agreeing that I am not legally liable for any consequences of this…

Important Contract Terms List

***Note: I am not a business, music law, or otherwise industry expert. Should you choose to follow the ideas presented in this article, you are doing so of your own accord and agreeing that I am not legally liable for any consequences of this decision. …

Dear Young and Starving Composers,

Hi! By now I’m sure you’ve heard of what I’m going to refer to as “The Discovery Debacle”. If not, here is a quick breakdown. Discovery owns the following US channels: Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN, Travel Channel, Motortrend, Animal Planet…

Stephanie Streseman Wilkinson

Stephanie is a Composer, Conductor, Soprano, and Activist currently living in Los Angeles, CA. Follow her on Twitter @StephSWilkinson.

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