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Bands and musicians need to market themselves, but creating an online fan base can be time-consuming. Start with these five simple stages to online marketing.
Live music is a key part of musical theatre. But tighter budgets can mean reduced band sizes, or even the automation of music altogether. 3 tips for breaking into musical theatre:
Naomi Palmer works at the Elastic Artists agency and represents DJs Gilles Peterson and Theo Parrish. She spoke about getting into artist representation and building a career as a music agent.
Thinking about applying for a job or work experience in the arts? Cynthia Fordham, Personnel Manager of English National Opera, spoke about the skills and qualities required.
Eugenia Bertin is a songwriter, performer and wheelchair user. She founded the charity 'Eugenia Unique' to give disabled artists a platform to get their music heard.
Classical singer Lizzie Byrne's career has seen her performing with small opera companies and contemporary music groups. She also works on teaching and vocal training.
After discovering the recorder at school, Arun Ghosh became a jazz clarinettist, theatre composer, and music teacher. He spoke about his career, and the challenge of earning a living from several jobs.
Can music help disadvantaged people move forward with their lives? Matt Peacock is CEO of Streetwise Opera, who work with people who have experienced homelessness. He shared 5 tips for starting your own social enterprise.
Fay Fullerton is Head of Production Costume at The Royal Opera House. She describes how she got into the industry, with advice for people wanting to get into costume careers.
Rachel Stringer is a producer and programmer of live events. She has programmed events for 21,000 people, including theatre, film, dance, youth events and workshops.
Brian Harvey launched Open Ear in Glasgow in 2007, which designs musical identities and environments for businesses. Open Ear works closely with the independent music industry in order to licence music to use in bars, cafes, shops and showrooms.
Anyone can be a producer – all you need is absolute determination to get a show on stage, a source of money to back you, a network of the best possible creative talent, access to a theatre, skills in budgeting and marketing, and the luck of being in the right place with the right show at the right time.
Tommy Four Seven got his first club residency at the age of 17 and has worked his way up to launching his own record label. He shared five pieces of advice for succeeding as a DJ.
A band agreement is a contract between the individual members of a band which sets out how the band is going to conduct business together.
Being a creative is an exciting and rewarding profession. But when your competition seems to be just as talented and as enthusiastic as you, how do you stand out from the crowd?
Richard Thomas co-wrote ‘Jerry Springer: The Opera’, 'Shoes' and 'Anna Nicole'. Despite death threats and a high-profile blasphemy case, he is passionate about his creative career.
ShowTex design and manufacture fabrics and drapes for theatre and live events. They supplied the mattresses, sheets and pillows for the ‘NHS’ segment of the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony.
Since he was a teenager, Marcus Davey has enjoyed 'putting on concerts, making things happen.' This passion has led him to become Arts Manager for Dartington Hall Trust and Chief Executive of the Roundhouse.
Belfast-based rock and gospel musician Brian Houston is his own music business. He talks about doing everything, from recording and mastering to distribution.
Singer and songwriter Netsayi began entering singing competitions at the age of 10, but didn’t consider a career in music until later. She spoke about her career journey.
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