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Welcome to Liverpool Philharmonic’s fifth annual Music Industry Careers Fest! This day is designed to give you an insight into the huge variety of careers available in music, and enable you to meet professionals from a range of organisations and areas of the music industry and wider creative industries. We hope the day will inspire and inform your future choices about a potential career in music.

Please feel free to tell us what you think about the day via:

  • Twitter @liverpoolphil @liverpoolphiled #musiccareerfest
  • Instagram @liverpool_philharmonic

For publicity purposes photographs will be taken throughout the day and potentially used on social media. Please let a member of Liverpool Philharmonic staff know if you do not wish to be photographed.

Schedule

10:00 Marketplace opens

10:30 Welcome (Music Room) - Lucy Geddes10.40 Technical and Production practical (Music Room)Interactive session working with sound and lighting desks, including advice on accessing training and experience.

10:40 Founding an Ensemble (Green Room)Discover why new ensembles are still being founded today and how you can go about making this happen.

11:40 Technical and Production practical – repeat (Music Room)Interactive session working with sound and lighting desks, including advice on accessing training and experience.

11:40 Cultural Producers: Programming and running events (Green Room)

Inspiring the producers and creators of tomorrow

12.40 Lunch with live performances (Music Room)

13.30 Music Distribution and Consumption (Music Room)

How do we engage with music in the 21st century? Streaming, radio and live concerts are some of the mediums we use –learn more about who is behind these platforms and how they got there.

13.30 Artist Wellbeing practical (Green Room)An interactive session focussing on how to stay fit and healthy as an instrumentalist/ singer.

14:30 Break (Music Room)

14:40 Young Creatives Panel (Music Room)

Hear from some U30’s who are already carving a path in the music scene and who either studied, or are from, the North West.

15:40 What’s Next? (Music Room)

An insight into the training and education pathways available to you as a young musician. (Aimed at Under 18’s)

15:40 Artist Wellbeing practical (Green Room) An interactive session focussing on how to stay fit and healthy as an instrumentalist/ singer.

16:30 Hot Seating with Young Creatives (Music Room)

An opportunity to have a 5 minute chat with any of our speakers and gain advice from some of top professionals in the music industry.

Next Steps

If you would like to learn more about any of the speakers or their areas of the music industry, please feel free to chat to them during the breaks. Here are also some links and further information that might be useful to you:

https://ccskills.org.uk/careers/advice 
http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/music/ 
http://www.ukmusic.org/skills-academy/careers-advice/ 
https://abo.org.uk/jobs
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/classical-musician 
https://www.musicalchairs.info
http://creativeindustries.ac.uk/ 
http://www.careersinmusic.co.uk/
https://www.careersinmusic.com/

Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Company

Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Company provides opportunities for young musicians to help develop their skills and knowledge through performance, composition, concert visits and other creative opportunities, including through Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Youth Academy Orchestra, Youth Choir and Rushworth Young Composers.

For upcoming events, see below:

Come & siNG

come & play

youth orchestra

youth academy orchestra

youth company session band

rushworth young composers