53 Creative people in total for Music
Deptford John has been a guitar technician for over 30 years, looking after bands' gear and instruments and teaching others how to run a tour.
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.
Ceurywn Humphreys talks about learning events management as an apprentice with It’s my Shout Productions.
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.
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.
Mike Roberts went from disillusioned science teacher to pyrotechnician by starting up his own company.
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.
Brian set up Production Services Ireland (PSI) in 1996 to meet the growing needs of the industry. Now Northern Ireland’s leading technical production company, they provide lighting for events such as Tennents Vital, Giro D’Italia and Riverdance production in China.
Rose Durbin is a front-of-house engineer, responsible for running the sound mixdesk at live concerts.
Bev started out helping in an orchestra pit and got hooked on the technical side of music. She's now a full time technician.
Simon runs Crew Class training courses, which provide training and advice to people entering the events and entertainment industry.
Paul Crockford has been an artist manager for over 30 years and has also organised live events for the Prince's Trust.
Greg has been playing guitar since he was 16. He shared his experiences of playing and performing in bands, up to his latest project, Iconic Eye.
Steve started out as a trainee tape operator in 1975. He went on to become an award-winning producer, working with the likes of the Beach Boys and Culture Club. He talks about his journey in production.
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.
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.
Tony works as a promoter, producer and project manager. He offers five tips for succeeding at his job.
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.
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.
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