• 31 Lessons + Workbooks

    Learn from experienced attorney Maarten Leopold how to understand music rights. Maarten has been working with distinguished artists, labels, publishers and other creatives since 1993. In 31 videos, 2 textbooks and a workbook, he will teach you all about Basic Music Rights, Signing Record Deals and Management Agreements.

  • Accreditation

    On completing these courses, you will understand basic music rights. You will know all about the different aspects of a record deal, and you will know what kind of things you need to think about to pick the right manager for you. You will be rewarded with a Certificate of Completion in Legal & Business.

  • Anytime, anywhere

    Start educating yourself by entering Next Stage's worldwide network of dance music experts and brands. Learn on your own terms, at your own pace, in your own time. Follow all courses on mobile, desktop or tablet. Master your field of interest, and pave your way to a long and fulfilling career.

About Maarten Leopold

Maarten Leopold is an expert in music and media legislation. He has been working as an attorney since 1993, providing legal services for renowned artists, actors, producers, DJs, labels, publishers and other creative companies. Maarten helps his clients by advising them, drawing up and negotiating contracts and – in the worst case – preparing legal procedures.

Over the years, he has built up an extensive network in the international music and event industry. He’s a member of the International Association Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL) and the Association For Electronic Music (AFEM). Maarten will teach you all the ins and outs of the music industry’s legal matters.
About Maarten Leopold

Optional: Coaching

Our industry professionals will coach you, helping you with all your questions during a live online 1-on-1 video session. Schedule your free appointment, get feedback on your workbook and discuss your next steps and further career strategy.

All of our coaches are seasoned experts in various fields of expertise – from DJ/producers to bookers, and from label owners to PR kingpins and social media gurus. They can help you grow and further develop in the fields of music producing, DJing, artist career, marketing strategy and events.

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Optional: Coaching
Feron Gilissen, Student AEMA

“Very interesting and educational business and legal lessons. Maarten Leopold and the TSOH team have been a great help in achieving my goals in life!”

Feron Gilissen, Student AEMA

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