Music/Film Performance in a Classroom

Safest Use

Portion Limitations:

  • There are no portion limitations. Entire musical works, films or dramatic pieces may be performed/displayed in the classroom in the course of face-to-face teaching.

Time Limitations:

  • There are no time limitations. Musical works, films or dramatic pieces may be performed/displayed multiple times in a classroom in the course of instruction.

Access/Distribution Limitations:

  • The copy of the musical work, film or dramatic piece must have been legally obtained.

  • The performance/display must be for students/faculty involved in the course.

Questionable Use

  • For possible uses of copyrighted materials that may fall outside of “the course of face-to-face teaching activities”, please contact the Copyright Help Desk.

Dangerous Use

  • Performing/displaying an illegally obtained copy of a musical work, film or dramatic piece.

  • Performing/displaying a musical work, film or dramatic piece outside of the course of face-to-face teaching activities.

  • Charging money for the performance/display of a copyrighted musical work, film or dramatic piece (even for charity).



 

 

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