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In collaboration with the City of Greater Geelong, Music Victoria will be running three industry sessions as part of the Live Music Office’s Live and Local program.

This artist session will be an opportunity for Greater Geelong musicians to build their capacity within the music industry and will cover topics including setting up of your music practice, communicating with venues, and negotiation.

Speakers: Ashleigh Hills – UNIFIED, Luke Hindson – Torquay Hotel, Barwon Heads Hotel

In collaboration with the City of Greater Geelong, Music Victoria will be running three industry sessions as part of the Live Music Office’s Live and Local program.

This artist session will be an opportunity for Greater Geelong musicians to build their capacity within the music industry and will cover topics including audience development and digital marketing.

Speakers: Leesa Snider, Digital Marketing Manager – Achord Agency, Baraka The Kid – Artist

In collaboration with the City of Greater Geelong, Music Victoria will be running three industry sessions as part of the Live Music Office’s Live and Local program.

The sessions will be an opportunity for emerging Greater Geelong musicians to network and build capacity within the music industry, with sessions covering topics including audience development, digital marketing, set up of your music practice, communicating with venues, and negotiation.

Join venues in the City of Greater Geelong for a roundtable as part of the Live Music Office’s Live and Local program.

Music Victoria will be bringing their industry expertise to the City of Casey for two professional development sessions as part of the Live and Local program in collaboration with the Live Music Office. These sessions will be an opportunity for Casey locals to meet with and learn from the state’s peak body for contemporary music, as well as leading figures in the Victorian industry. Over two weeks, the sessions will unpack the tools for setting yourself up professionally as a musician, as well as the ingredients for building a successful live music community.

Speakers:

The session is free for Music Victoria Members, sign up now.

Music Victoria will be bringing their industry expertise to the City of Casey for two professional development sessions as part of the Live and Local program in collaboration with the Live Music Office. These sessions will be an opportunity for Casey locals to meet with and learn from the state’s peak body for contemporary music, as well as leading figures in the Victorian industry. Over two weeks, the sessions will unpack the tools for setting yourself up professionally as a musician, as well as the ingredients for building a successful live music community.

Speakers:

The session is free for Music Victoria Members, sign up now.

Music Victoria in partnership with the City of Port Phillip will be hosting Money - That’s What I Want, a professional development panel for artists held at George Lane Bar, St Kilda – Victoria’s live music precinct.

The session will hear from industry experts on how best to position yourself to earn sustainable revenue through live gigs, merch sales and grant funding in the current difficult economic climate.

Featuring updates from the City of Port Phillip Arts, Festivals and Events unit about opportunities through the St Kilda Festival and other Council-produced initiatives.

Tuesday 7 May
Learn the tips for success for securing gigs and grant funding.

Speaking at the session will be Kiwat Kennell (Self-Managed Musician), Lorrae McKenna (Our Golden Friend/Golden Grants), Dale Packard (Music Victoria), Rebecca Young (Collective Artists/One of One).

Tuesday 30 April
Hear from industry leaders on the dos and don’ts when it comes to radio and royalties.

Speaking at this session will be Glenn Bennie (APRA AMCOS), Ren Cuttriss (3MDR), Erin Larkins (This Much Talent), Firas Massouh (PBS).

Tuesday 23 April
Unpack the essentials for developing your audience and engaging with artist managers.

Speaking at the session will be Genna Alexopoulos (Super Duper), Catherine Burton (Bolster), Xani Kolac (Self-Managed Musician), Cara Williams (Slow Clap).

With insurance costs continuing to climb for live music venues, Music Victoria and the Australian Live Music Business Council (ALMBC) will be hosting an information session regarding the issue on Thursday 14 March at Music Market in Collingwood Yards. This event will also be live-streamed.

Speaking at the session will be Music Victoria’s CEO Simone Schinkel alongside ALMBC’s Interim Executive General Manager Ant McKenna and insurance expert Andrew Bassingthwaighte of Xcelerate Group.

Recognising that the solutions to the issue are an ongoing process, the session will be focussing on the work done so far to advocate for the live music industry as well as future strategies. The event will also serve as a forum for venues and other stakeholders to speak to both Music Victoria and ALMBC.

To become a member and secure your spot, please visit musicvictoriamembers.com.au 

 

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