50 Creative people in total for Music
Ellie found an arts apprenticeship opened new doors for her. Now she organises pyrotechnics and staging for outdoor live events.
As a student at South Essex College, Jack developed a passion for technical development and helping his fellow students. He is a shining example of how much a young person can achieve if supported and empowered and in 2016 was the winner of the Creative Choices Award.
Scott Treeby discusses being a live events apprentice at Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.
Chris Collins has a long background working with artists in roles that see him travelling the world. He shares what the music industry is really like and why it's a great place to be.
Chris studied lighting design. Now he makes sure the light shines favourably on West End musical Billy Elliot.
Oliver is an electrician by training, but his love of theatre led him to a career at The Crescent Arts Centre. Oliver takes care of sound, lighting and sets for a broad range of the centre’s clients.
Paul Crockford has been an artist manager for over 30 years and has also organised live events for the Prince's Trust.
Tom Marshall started working in the sound department of a West End show after his A levels and is now a successful sound engineer.
Bev started out helping in an orchestra pit and got hooked on the technical side of music. She's now a full time technician.
Gabrielle works as the office manager and front of house coordinator at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, with the company Live Nation. She explains her role and how she got into the live music sector with a venue apprenticeship.
Glenn Hazard, David Bath and Kate Townley are apprentices in the Create Gloucestershire network, which has over 100 members from across the local arts and cultural sector. They discuss how they got started as apprentices, where they want to go next and offer some tips.
Music-loving Joe started out as an apprentice at Columbia Records. He discusses what he learned and gives his thoughts on apprenticeships.
Mike Roberts went from disillusioned science teacher to pyrotechnician by starting up his own company.
After getting a part in Grease, Toby launched a long career in musical theatre. He now teaches singing and still performs with a band.
Christina has worked in arts education at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, and aims to go freelance as an arts education consultant.
Rose Durbin is a front-of-house engineer, responsible for running the sound mixdesk at live concerts.
Amy turned her love of music into a job before she even graduated, and went on to a successful career which included working in A&R. She is now the Creative Director of a music publisher.
Hannah Farnham is Head of Production & Events at Live Nation Entertainment (UK) Music.
Simon runs Crew Class training courses, which provide training and advice to people entering the events and entertainment industry.
Danny started out working front-of-house at a theatre. From there he got into the technical side of staging opera and live events.
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