Music careers advice

Industry Insights in Music

Making musical comedy

Making musical comedy

A West End composer on building a career

Getting into backstage work

Getting into backstage work

7 tips for finding backstage technical work

Stand out from the crowd

Stand out from the crowd

How to beat the creative competition

How to get signed by a label

How to get signed by a label

3 tips for musicians looking for a record label

Songwriter and singer

Songwriter and singer

A career writing, performing and recording music


More Industry Insights in Music

Creative People in Music

Heather Saunderson, technician

Heather Saunderson, technician

"In this business, it's all about networking."

Christina Birt, head of creative learning

Christina Birt, head of creative learning

"Learn as much as you can on what interests you."

Chris Clarke, head of lighting

Chris Clarke, head of lighting

"I'm the one who knows how to make things work."

Bev Paskell, technician

Bev Paskell, technician

"Many don't realise what technicians actually do."

Steve Levine, record producer

Steve Levine, record producer

"It's the quirks of production that make songs stand out."


More Creative People in Music

Job profiles in Music

Production Manager

Production Manager

How to manage everything for live music events

Licensing and royalty collection

Licensing and royalty collection

Collecting royalties owed to them

Sound work

Sound work

Looking after a productions sound, from music to speech and effects

Composer

Writing scores for groups and orchestras

Tour Manager

Tour Manager

How to organise a band or musician on tour


More Job profiles in Music