July 05, 2012
SESAC, the nation’s most progressive performing rights organization, announces the promotion of Peniece LeGall to the position of Director, Writer/Publisher Relations. LeGall, who will head SESAC’s Atlanta office, will be responsible for recruiting new and established songwriters and publishers in all musical genres as well as maintaining relationships with current affiliates. LeGall was most recently SESAC’s Coordinator for the Atlanta office, where she provided support for all SESAC Atlanta’s special events including “Tempo Tuesdays,” the educational lecture series featuring speakers from various aspects of business.
“Peniece LeGall has been an integral part of the success of SESAC’s Atlanta office,” said Trevor Gale, SESAC Senior Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations. “She is a true champion of songwriters and artists and has a keen creative focus as well as a knack for covering all details. She has worked very diligently to establish SESAC’s strong presence in Atlanta so I am very happy to announce this well-deserved promotion of Peniece.”
Prior to joining SESAC in 2006 , LeGall enjoyed 10 years in the music business including stints with ASCAP and BMI. LeGall served as producer on several music showcases and coordinated talent for two prominent showcases, Essence Music Festival and One Music Festival. LeGall is a graduate of Georgia State University with degrees in English Literature and Music Technology Management and is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
Established in 1930, SESAC is a service organization created to serve both the creators of music and music users through music licensing and timely, efficient royalty collection and distribution. The nation’s most progressive performing rights organization, SESAC is known for its diversified repertory that includes genres ranging from Adult Contemporary, Urban, Jazz, Rock, Americana, Contemporary Christian, Latin, Country, Gospel, Dance, Classical and New Age. Artists who are affiliated with SESAC include such musical icons as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, MGMT, Lady Antebellum, Mumford & Sons, Rico Love, Miykal Snoddy, Bryan-Michael Cox, Kendrick Dean, Traci Hale and Vashawn Mitchell, Alice In Chains and many more. SESAC is also rapidly becoming the performing rights organization of choice among many of Hollywood's most sought-after film and television composers. Headquartered in Nashville, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London. (www.sesac.com).