“Thank you so much for recording our event. With all the other things I need to handle it's comforting to know that all I have to do is make a call or email and everything is taken care of.”
Tim Niederkorn, OMEA District 7 President
“We are really pleased with the sound and artwork on our CD.”John Huffman, Waverly High School
Our engineers are currently available in these areas: Connecticut, Eastern Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Northern Kentucky, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington and Western Pennsylvania.
Our Recording and Production package includes: Up to two hours of on-location digital stereo recording, three hours of studio post production, full-color CD packaging designed by our in-house graphic artist (includes program, students names, and photo, if provided), CD-duplication, fund-raising order forms and materials, six complimentary CDs (5 for directors, 1 for library), and very importantly, the processing and payment of mechanical licenses for all copyrighted materials performed on your CD. Simply choose your delivery method below, and order only the amount of CDs you need. For CD / DVD Program click here!
Both packages are FREE for orders of 75 or more CDs! Your profits begin with sales of 100 units total.
Packages cost $475 for orders of 30 to 49 CDs, $375 for orders of 50-74.
|Total Quantity of CDs ordered||Your Cost per CD||Your Profit
Based on $16 Retail per CD
|30-49||$16.00||$475.00 Fee, No Profit|
|50-74||$16.00||$375.00 Fee, No Profit|
|75-99||$16.00||No fee, No Profit (you 'break even')|
|100-124||$14.00||earn $2.00 ea. / $200.00 to $248.00|
|125-149||$13.00||earn $3.00 ea. / $375.00 to $447.00|
|150-199||$12.00||earn $4.00 ea. / $600.00 to $796.00|
|200-299||$10.00||earn $6.00 ea. / $1200.00 to $1794.00|
|300-399||$8.00||earn $8.00 ea. / $2400.00 to $3192.00|
|400-499||$7.00||earn $9.00 ea. / $3600.00 to $4491.00|
|500-599||$6.00||earn $10.00 ea. / $5000.00 to $5990.00|
|600-1000||$5.00||earn $11.00 ea. / $6600.00 to $11,000.00|
Or combine these two programs if you want some discounted bulk sales and some sent directly to patrons.
COPYRIGHTS & LICENSING
For 21 years Soundwaves has been an industry leader in promoting, obtaining and paying all copyright and mechanical licenses as required by law when recording copyrighted material. We keep the process legal, protecting you from copyright violations that occur when making CDs without obtaining licenses.
Soundwaves will process the paperwork and pay all fees involved in obtaining MECHANICAL LICENSES FOR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL. We ask that you simply provide the names of the composer, arranger and publisher for each piece being recorded (except for pieces in the “public domain”
TEACHING and AUDITION TOOL
Your CD can be a great teaching tool. You and your students can listen to and analyze your own performances. They'll be able to hear the subtleties of tone, balance, and other musical principles you've been teaching. The process of professionally recording your group with Soundwaves can elevate the caliber of your members’ musicianship, enhance their confidence and self-esteem, and add excitement to their music studies. You can use your great sounding CDs for auditions or to enter contests or auditions for conferences, etc.
Our in-house graphics artist will design and layout your CD packaging. We can take care of the design completely or work from a program, photo or artwork supplied by you. All CDs have direct on-disc printing and 4-panel full cardboard wallets. Proofs can be emailed to you for approval or editing at no charge.
EASY FUND-RAISING PROGRAM
Your CDs can serve as a new and easy fund-raiser.Unlike other fund-raisers, it is not necessary for each member to sell dozens of items. Your group can generate profits with just one, two, or three sales per member! (See our Cost and Profit Schedule). To promote sales, we supply customized order forms referring to your specific fundraising need. Soundwaves also provides cash awards to top sellers.
NO UNSOLD CDS!
We will help you maximize sales in several ways. Place your order after you determine your group's total sales. Order only the amount you need, no “left overs” (30 minimum).
NO UPFRONT COSTS!
Purchase only what you pre-sell, no payment until delivery.
You will be creating a lifetime keepsake for your members and their families. You and your members have worked hard preparing pieces for your choir or band performance. We can capture your music in a pristine quality recording that will raise funds for your group and be a life-long keepsake for you, your members and your audiences. Please call or e-mail for more information, references, testimonials, or to schedule a recording.