UK Music’s MAP Roadshow on a roll as tour hits the halfway point

UK Music’s tenth anniversary MAP Roadshow has reached its halfway point

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29/03/18: UK Music’s tenth anniversary Music Academic Partnership (MAP) Roadshow reached its halfway point at the world-famous BRIT School on March 28.

Our panel at the BRIT School

PRS for Music started the day with a presentation about their work, followed by three afternoon workshops in Music Production led by Dan Cox of the MPG and Urchin Studios, Jess Iszatt of BBC Introducing and a Sync panel led by Chris Tams of the BPI.

The day ended with a careers panel, featuring industry experts, attended by over 100 pupils.

Dan Cox leading a production workshop at the BRIT School

It was chaired by UK Music’s Director of Education & Skills Oliver Morris with contributions from UK Music’s Natalie Williams, the MPG’s Dan Cox, Glen Rowe, MD of the Backstage Academy and Tour Director for Muse, Jess Iszatt from BBC Introducing, DIY artist ShaoDow and Chris Tams from the BPI.

The roadshow, run in partnership with BBC Introducing, has already visited LIPA in Liverpool, the University of Northampton, Brighton with BIMM and Southampton Solent University and O2 Academy Leeds with Leeds Beckett University, Leeds College of Music and the Backstage Academy from Wakefield.

Our speakers at the University of Northampton

All MAP member universities will be involved during the Roadshow, with invitations also sent out to local schools and colleges.

The roadshow continues in High Wycombe with Bucks New University on April 23, moving on to The Tin (a UK Music Rehearsal Space) with Coventry University on May 1, Guildford with ACM on May 4 and Hatfield, with the University of Hertfordshire, on May 8.

The final date will take place at Cardiff University in June.

If you would like an informal discussion on what benefits MAP could bring to your educational institution please contact: or call 020 3713 8453

Glen Rowe leading a drum tech workshop at O2 Academy Leeds

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