We will only accept applications using the following:
- Royalty free music
- Original music composed solely for the piece
With pieces being streamed online at Screen Moves and, if selected, at the U.Dance National Festival 2022, there are strict rules and legal requirements surrounding music licensing and rights.
Groups should not assume they can use any piece of music for free.
South East Dance are unable to pay to secure rights to any music accompaniment to pieces, and will not be able to stream the piece online if copyright music is used.
We have compiled a list of suggested sites to research for royalty free music:
It is your responsibility to make sure you adhere to the terms of usage for each website and each track that you use. In your application form you will be required to confirm that you are only using royalty free music and/or original music composed solely for the piece.
Please note that music licensed under 'Creative Commons’ means the song has been licensed for free use publicly under certain conditions (usually that it is appropriately credited). However, it is your responsibility to check that your chosen music track(s) does not need a Synch Licence and that it is definitely Royalty Free.
For more information on music rights and licencing please read One Dance UK’s Music license Best Practice Guide