Beyond The Music: Inspire

Today, Beyond The Music, Manchester’s change-making industry conference and new music festival announces details of Beyond The Music: Inspire, a free entry day of workshops, panels and talks for anyone and everyone interested in developing a career in the music industry.

Supported by School of Digital Arts (SODA) at Manchester Metropolitan University, Inspire will take place at Manchester’s Hallé St Peter’s on Saturday 14th October, the closing day of Beyond The Music’s first ever edition.

“We’re thrilled to enter into this exciting partnership, it presents a remarkable opportunity for our talented students to immerse themselves in the vibrant global music industry and showcase their artistic work.” says Professor Kirsty Fairclough of SODA. “Through the collaboration with Beyond the Music, we want to ignite a spark of inspiration in the next generation of musical talent here in Manchester.”

Partnering with key players in music and education, including Access Creative College, NQ, Futureworks, Abelton and PRS, industry professionals including Kathryn Cantwell (Heavenly Recordings), Gary Briggs (Factory Academy) and Stuart Belsham (PRS) will offer talks and workshops on on how to educate and prepare yourself for a career in the music industry, how to take your music from your bedroom to the world, how to use social media to develop your profile as artist, producer, manager or label and how to best use visual content creation as a modern music maker.

Free tickets for Beyond The Music: Inspire are available here.

The day will be split into a range of talks and workshops before a closing performance from The Tulip Zither band, one of the youngest Zither band’s in the UK. View all sessions on the day.

Further panels and information will be announced soon.