The University of Glasgow & UK Music Presents An ‘Introduction to the Music Industry’ Event

The University of Glasgow & UK Music Presents An 'Introduction to the Music Industry' Event

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18/09/2015 Glasgow, UK: UK Music has brought together a Scottish Music Industry professional line-up for our ‘Introduction to the Music Industry’ event on Thursday 8th October at the Adam Smith Building on the University of Glasgow campus. The event in partnership with the University of Glasgow is designed to engage young adults aged 18-25 into considering careers within the music industry.

Local SNP MP for Glasgow North Patrick Grady will introduce the event which will kick off a series of talks from a variety of experts in the Scottish Music Industry. These will include a label talk from Soma Records, festival/concert talk from T in the Park’s Chief Executive Geoff Ellis, DJ/Club talk from the Sub Club, a songwriting workshop with Rachel Sermanni hosted by PRS and an artist management discussion from Idlewild & Fatherson manager Michael Lambert from A Modern Way Management.

Creative and Cultural Skills, who offer skills and training for the UK’s creative and cultural industries will speak about their access to funding, jobs and how they can offer career advice. UK Music’s CEO Jo Dipple will also speak about apprenticeships within the industry and Professor Martin Cloonan from the University of Glasgow will discuss higher education in music.

Participants can apply for a place by emailing their full name, age, mobile number and music experience to: (Successful participants will be informed by the 1st October.) For more on the University of Glasgow’s Music Industries programme see:

The University of Glasgow & UK Music Presents: An ‘Introduction to the Music Industry’ Event

Location: Room 1115, Adam Smith Building, Bute Gardens, University of Glasgow Campus G12 8RT (Accessible behind University of Glasgow library)

Date: Thursday 8th October 2015

Time: 9.15am – 1.30pm

Confirmed attendees and participants: • PRS Songwriting workshop with Rachel Sermanni • Record label talk with Soma Records • Festival/Concert talk with Geoff Ellis (T in the Park/DF Concerts) • Artist Management talk with Michael Lambert (A Modern Way Management – Idlewild & Fatherson) • Careers in Music with UK Music CEO Jo Dipple • Club/DJ talk with Sub Club • Music Careers Opportunities with Creative and Cultural Skills • Higher Music Education with Professor Martin Cloonan (University of Glasgow)

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