The Young Music Producer Programme

The Young Music Producer Programme

London • Ages 15-18

30th - 31st January 2021
Live & Online

The Young Music Producer Programme takes students aged 15-18 on an immersive exploration through the world of music production, and the wider music industry. You will take part in a series of interactive simulations, seminars and Q&A sessions with music producers, sound engineers, music marketing experts, A&R representatives, record label executives, and more.

The programme includes an opportunity for you to produce and edit a track, work alongside music professionals to learn the skills of production, and plan, pitch and promote your own record label!

The programme takes place over two days – Saturday dedicated to “Making Music” and Sunday to “The Music Industry”. You can choose to attend either one or both days.

Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities and jobs in music and a ‘super-curricular’ experience to add to your CV and UCAS application. 

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HIGHLIGHTS

An Immersive Experience of the Music Industry:

  • Experienced music industry professionals will coach you through live, interactive simulations, including: 

  • Produce your own track under the guidance of professional music producers, before premiering it at a ‘listening party’
  • Watch a live musical deconstruction of an award-winning track
  • Discover how technology and artificial intelligence are shaping the music of the future
  • Plan, pitch and launch your own record label, testing and demonstrating your skills in marketing, A&R and music management
  • Examine world-leading music marketing campaigns, proposing your own strategies for success
  • Experience a live music studio: witness the recording process and learn the tricks of the trade from a professional sound engineer

    Expert Coaching for a Career in Music:

    • You will be trained on how to fulfil your career ambitions in music production and the wider music industry

    • An action plan of how to get to the top, starting now

    • Coaching by experts on study choices; work experience; developing your skills; gaining exposure and networking in the industry

    An Audience with Top Music Industry Professionals:

    • Q&A time with a panel of music industry professionals to ask all your burning questions

    • Meet music producers, sound engineers, music marketing experts, A&R representatives, record label executives and more
    • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

    Boost Your UCAS Form and CV:

    • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, creativity, communication, presentation and commercial awareness

    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

      Programme Format:

      The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. A full timetable can be found below.

      This programme will take place online, delivered LIVE by top professionals, with opportunities for you to interact and ask questions

      Programme Fee:

      £95/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2), £165/student for both days. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

        TIMETABLE
        Day One: Making Music
        11.00am The World of Music - Breaking into the world of music
        - Discovering the vast array of career opportunities available
        - Carving out a path for yourself in a cut-throat industry
        11.15am The Sound Engineer - Sound engineering 101: watch, listen, learn
        - Live or studio engineering?
        - Discover their nuances and learn the skills required to succeed in both
        - Experience a live music studio and witness the process of recording first-hand
        12.00pm The Music Producer - Write, arrange, produce and record
        - Witness a live deconstruction of an award-winning track
        - Commissions or originals: creating your own music vs producing tracks for others?
        12.45pm You Become the Music Producer Part 1 - Uncover valuable insights into the creative process of producing music
        - Live production demo: a step-by-step guide to unlocking the potential of music production software
        - Expert coaching in sampling, levelling, mixing and mastering your music
        1.30pm Lunch Break
        2.15pm You Become the Music Producer Part 2 - Plan, produce and edit your own track
        - Unleash your creativity: choose from an array of genres and samples
        - Put your skills to the test under the guidance of professional music producers
        4.00pm The ‘Listening Party’ - Premiere your newly produced track
        - Listen to and critically assess the work of your peers
        - Receive personalised feedback and constructive critique from expert producers
        4.45pm Career Coaching & Panel Q&A - Coaching on the path to success in the music industry, starting now
        - Study options, work experience and more
        - Networking in the music industry
        - Live Q&A with leading music industry professionals
        5.30pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice.

        Day Two: The Music Industry
        11.00am Enter the Music Industry - Breaking into the music business
        - Understanding the key players, roles and responsibilities in this exclusive industry
        - Discover how technology is disrupting and revolutionising the status quo
        11.30am Build your Record Label - Take on the industry: throughout the day you will create, brand and market your own record label alongside experienced professionals
        - Label management: develop a business plan for success
        - A&R: scout the right talent for your target market
        - Marketing: brand, advertise and sell your music
        11.45am The Record Label Executive - Delve deeper into the world of record label management
        - Management, finance, marketing and knowledge: what makes a successful record label?
        - Investigate the label management of top-selling artists
        12.30pm The A&R Representative - How to spot the ‘next big thing’
        - Music and technology: using artificial intelligence to predict trends
        - Master the art of managing top artists and senior record label executives
        1.15pm Lunch Break
        2.00pm The Music Marketing Manager - The power of marketing in music: learn how to capture your audience
        - Dissect world-leading marketing campaigns: what strategies will you employ?
        - Make crucial marketing decisions: social media, brand, imaging, content and more
        2.45pm Pitch Your Record Label - Pitch your newly-formed record label to experts
        - Get buy-in for your vision from senior music executives
        - Receive detailed feedback on your business plan, marketing strategy and A&R recruitment policies
        3.45pm Independent Artists - Taking on the corporates in the music world
        - How independent artists have disrupted the norm
        - DIY success: examine the winning strategies of independent artists
        - Standing on your own two feet: how to make it as an independent band, artist or record label
        4.45pm Career Coaching & Panel Q&A - Build your action plan for success
        - Building your portfolio and getting exposure
        - Live Q&A with leading music industry professionals
        - All your burning questions answered
        - Receive valuable careers advice
        5.30pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice.

        Venue & Dates

        Live & Online: 30th - 31st January 2021

        You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

        WHO CAN ATTEND?

        This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

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