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Did you know your music could light a fire? About ‘Ignatius Inspires’

Did you know your music could light a fire? About ‘Ignatius Inspires’

In November 2017, composer and musician, Juwon Ogungbe, worked in collaboration with artists and young people from across Haringey to present two performances celebrating the life and work of Ignatius Sancho (1729-1780), an abolitionist Read more...
The man with the golden flute: Sir James Galway

The man with the golden flute: Sir James Galway

The supreme master of the flute, Sir James Galway has played for world leaders and sold more than 30 million albums but his appeal is thoroughly down-to-earth – as lapsed flautist, Karen Stretch, discovers It isn’t often that Read more...

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BASCA announces winners of 2017 British Composer Awards

BASCA announces winners of 2017 British Composer Awards

BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) announced the winners of its 15th British Composer Awards at a ceremony at the British Museum on 6 December 2017. Thirteen composers were honoured at the ceremony, which was Read more...
Leading disability charity condemns Chancellor’s remarks

Leading disability charity condemns Chancellor’s remarks

Drake Music, the national charity working in music, disability and technology, has described remarks made by Conservative Chancellor, Philip Hammond, on 6 December 2017 as ‘damaging and unacceptable’ and has called for the Read more...
Acclaimed Irish music scholar joins 2018 TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards line-up

Acclaimed Irish music scholar joins 2018 TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards line-up

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced that Pádraigín Ní Uallachaín has been awarded the Comaoin Traditional Music Award at the 2018 TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards. The acclaimed Irish music scholar, writer and performer joins Read more...

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17 May

Brighton, United Kingdom

17 May 2018 To 19 May 2018

Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has been firmly established internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music.

Taking place in Brighton over 3 days in May, The Great Escape kickstarts the festival season, introducing 16,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year. With over 450 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape is the key date in the music calendar.

Also among the highlights of the festival is The Great Escape Convention, where about 3,500 music industry professionals from all over the world gather. The TGE Convention programme helps these industry delegates learn, network and discover, to identify new talent and business partners to work with, and to explore and understand how to get more out of the business of music.

In addition, impromptu street gigs spring up all over town. The Alternative Escape, numerous club nights, label parties, industry showcases, unique collaborations and outdoor gigs all add to the festivities.

Posted In  ConferencesFestivals and  Music industry events

14 Mar

London, United Kingdom

14 March 2018 To 14 March 2018

12:01 am To 11:59 pm

Get ready for Sing Up Day on Wednesday 14 March 2018!

The UK national singing organisation, Sing Up, is inviting everyone around the world to help us spread a little singing next March. Let’s make this our biggest Sing Up Day ever!

Let us know you’ll be joining in by adding your singing event to our map, and sign up or login now to listen to our Sing Up Day anthem, Be the change. You can watch our 2017 Digichoir on our website for some inspiration. Keep an eye out for teaching extras appearing in the New Year.

Posted In  Festivals

09 Jul

+44 (0)20 3725 6104

Tileyard studios, Tileyard Road, London, United Kingdom

9 July 2018 To 20 July 2018

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

The Tileyard Summer Music Camp is a 10-day intensive and highly practical songwriting and music industry camp, held at Tileyard Studios London, for commercial songwriters, producers and entertainment entrepreneurs.

At the camp you will be taught by and collaborate with professional songwriters, producers, artists, and industry entrepreneurs based at Tileyard Studios.

Tileyard Studios is the largest professional music community in Europe home to 82 recording studios and 120 music and entertainment businesses including producer songwriters Martyn Ware, Jon Kelly, Paul Whalley, Michael Angelo, Sean Hargreaves, Drew Masters, Goetz Botzenhardt, Nikolaj Bjerre, Emma Stakes, Marli Harwood, Notting Hill Music, Maverick, Marathon Artists, PLATOON and many more.

Week one courses include:

  • Music industry landscape, dynamics and stakeholders
  • Inside the hybrid label, publisher, management company
  • Copyright, royalties, collection and the future of rights
  • Contracts for recording, publishing and management deals
  • The development of contemporary popular music in c20 / c21
  • DAW production skills 1: protools and logic
  • Songwriting and arrangement fundamentals
  • Lyric and creative writing workshop
  • Vocal development and technique
  • A two day songwriting camp
  • Friday playback session and party

Week two courses include:

  • Entertainment marketing concepts, tools and techniques
  • Campaign and creative project management
  • New media and digital systems for music and entertainment
  • Digital marketing, SEO and strategic planning for campaigns
  • PR and radio support
  • Live event management, planning and marketing
  • DAW Production skills 2: protocols and logic
  • Songwriting and arrangement advanced skills
  • Vocal development and techniques part 2
  • A two day songwriting camp
  • Friday playback session and final party

A light catered lunch and tea/coffee is included daily.

Posted In  Summer schools

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