Music & the Music Industry workshop

This workshop covers many areas of the music business. For those interested in the background and business side of music as well as those wishing to perform.

This workshop is split into two sections; the first looks at the many career paths within the Music Industry. Participants may discover one particular area that they wish to go on to learn more about - for example Music Management, Sound engineering, promotions or starting up their own band. There are many career paths within this industry that people can go on to explore. The second part further explores four key areas of the Music business:

  1. Forming a band or group
  2. Getting a record deal
  3. Preparing for an audition
  4. How to get work in the music business

This workshop includes group discussions, trivia and facts on the music business and tons of good advice on how to get ahead in this wide ranging industry.

The Music & the Music Industry workshop leaders

Professionals within the music industry who have had extensive experience touring, recording, working with bands and record companies etc run this workshop. This workshop creates a fantastic opportunity to sit with someone actively working in the music industry and pick their brains about what it's really like.

Scheme of work

Principal purpose:

Look at the many career paths within the Music Industry and further explore four key areas of the Music business:

  1. Forming a band or group
  2. Getting a record deal
  3. Preparing for an audition
  4. How to get work in the music business

Benefits include:

  • Learning from a professional who is actively involved with the industry
  • A question and answer session where you can pick the brains of someone working in the music business

Highlights of the workshop:

  • Looking at how to source your own contacts in the business and putting together a plan of action.
  • The "Record Company Trivia" quiz where you can have a bit of fun competition as well as learn some amazing facts.
  • A "jam session" at the end with instruments and vocals (where available)

All participants will have the opportunity to:

Take away with them detailed notes and info on forming a band or group, getting a record deal, preparing for an audition and how to get work in the music business. Also available is an information sheet containing useful web addresses for further information on all of the above.

Evidence of participation

Many youth schemes require evidence of learners' participation and achievements in wider learning projects to contribute to the young person's file or CV. Top Dog can support this by providing a Top Dog Certificate of Achievement.

Booking

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