Ellie is a Sound Engineer and works as both an in-house Venue Technician and a Front of House Engineer. She spoke to Creative Choices about how she originally wanted to be a classical French horn player, but instead chose to take her music career down a different path.
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.
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.
After playing bass in a rock band, Naomi Gibbs now works as a costume designer.
Leroy is a musician who completed a course at London's Tech Music School. He talks about being taught by Amy Winehouse's drummer and gives advice for people who also want to get into music.
Hannah Dilworth is an education producer at Opera North, having started there as an admin assistant.
Simon runs Crew Class training courses, which provide training and advice to people entering the events and entertainment industry.
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.
While working in telesales, Peter discovered an interest in how people used their voices. He is now an established voice coach.
Francasa knew that entering the close-knit Northern Irish music industry was going to be a challenge, but her internship with Champion Sound Music Management gave her the perfect entry into the industry. We spoke to her about her role.
Senior director of HR for Universal Music, Morna played a key role in their groundbreaking paid internship scheme. For her outstanding commitment to passing on and developing creative skills, she was awarded the Music Skills Award 2015.
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.
Rose Durbin is a front-of-house engineer, responsible for running the sound mixdesk at live concerts.
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