50 Creative people in total for Music
Tony works as a promoter, producer and project manager. He offers five tips for succeeding at his job.
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.
Ceurywn Humphreys talks about learning events management as an apprentice with It’s my Shout Productions.
Chris studied lighting design. Now he makes sure the light shines favourably on West End musical Billy Elliot.
Neil Butler set up Brighton's famous, and sadly now closed, Zap Club. The former drama teacher specialises in running outdoor festivals and events.
Mark is a freelance musical director, with both TV and stage credits on his CV. He is also a musical arranger, composer, and vocal coach.
Jonathan started out in performance but worked his way up into a technical career. He has worked for festivals, the 2012 Olympic Games and live events venues.
Graham Coatman works as a composer, musical director and pianist. He also lectures and is artistic director of a music festival.
Scott Treeby discusses being a live events apprentice at Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.
Tom Marshall started working in the sound department of a West End show after his A levels and is now a successful sound engineer.
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.
As a promoter, Matt plans out the route a music tour will take. The moment when the band finally takes the stage is his favourite part.
Christina has worked in arts education at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, and aims to go freelance as an arts education consultant.
Music-loving Joe started out as an apprentice at Columbia Records. He discusses what he learned and gives his thoughts on apprenticeships.
After playing bass in a rock band, Naomi Gibbs now works as a costume designer.
John worked at Access To Music and the Armstrong Learning Group, but now works freelance in business and education. He also runs a small label, as well as continuing with song-writing and performing.
JD, from Manchester, has worked as a technician since he was 21. He has no formal tech qualifications but has built up a wealth of experience.
Paul Crockford has been an artist manager for over 30 years and has also organised live events for the Prince's Trust.
Holly Haste works as an apprentice for Neon Street where she runs events, oversees projects and researches new musical talent. She told us about what her apprenticeship involves day-to-day, while her employer outlined his experiences of taking on an apprentice.
From school assemblies to the 2012 Olympics, Miles has been working his way up in a backstage career since he was 15. He talked to us about his journey and gave some top tips for working backstage.
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