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LIVE:DIY - LIVE MUSIC PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS SKILLS WORKSHOPS

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YMCA HQ

60A Frame Court

Leederville, WA 6007

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LIVE MUSIC PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS SKILLS WORKSHOPS

YMCA HQ, Behind the Wall and Cool Perth Nights are working together to deliver an ongoing series of music industry skills training workshops for young musicans and anyone else interested in gaining skills in this industry.... for FREE.

Our workshops will include hands-on training and presentations delivered by leading music industry professionals, opportunities for you to ask questions and direct the lessons towards any areas of interest, and opportunities to participate in the running of real live music events!

Organised into 3 modules the program covers the following areas:

1. THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

Introduction to the music industry – What is the music industry and how to look, act and get paid like a pro!

- Key roles and career opportunities – musicians, band managers, production managers, venue managers, venue bookers, sound technicians, lighting technicians, booking agents, tour manager, label managers, promoters. journalists, photographers and more!

- Managing a band and being in a band (at the same time!) - budgets, agreements and schedules.

- Getting yourself out there - how to get booked, how to share your music - self-promotion vs paying a booking agent. Expanding your audience – RTR to JJJ different gigs with different audiences.

- Getting paid! From recorded music licensing and royalties to live performance fees and contracts. Merchandise

2. ROADIE 101

All the things that go on behind the scenes to make a live event happen.

- basic roadie skills:

Load/unloading trucks

Cables types and cable management

Lighting

PAs and foldback

Team work / communication skills

Looking after yourself.

Who will employ you?

3. ON-STAGE SOUND AND VISON

Crucial on-stage skills for bands and musicians

- Language: learn the lingo.

- Sound: Acheiving your ideal sound

- Vision: Acheiving your ideal look

- Come prepared: Stageplots, Input lists and lighting specs.

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YMCA HQ

60A Frame Court

Leederville, WA 6007

Australia

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