What does all of this have to do with YouTube, I hear you ask? Well, one of the most interesting things about CMC, for me, is how forward-thinking they are and how well they use social media to promote themselves and the music of Irish composers. They have an active presence on Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, MySpace and flickr, and provide RSS feeds of news, features and opportunities. They were one of the first arts organisations in Ireland to create monthly podcasts [feel free to correct me if I'm getting any of this wrong, Jonathan!] I strongly recommend checking them out if you're looking for good ideas.
Here is their latest feature, based on their recent conference The Future of Music in the Digital World.