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Are you between the ages of 14 and 21 and interested in a career in music? Look no further! The Music Industry Careers Fest at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is the perfect place for you to...

Are you between the ages of 14 and 21 and interested in a career in music? Look no further! The Music Industry Careers Fest at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is the perfect place for you to kick start your musical journey. In collaboration with LIMF Academy and with support from Culture Liverpool/SIF, this event is designed to introduce you to the wide array of opportunities available in the music industry.

Explore Your Passion

At the Careers Fest, you'll have the chance to learn more about different aspects of the industry and meet leading professionals who can guide you on your path. Whether you're interested in performing, composing, songwriting, sound engineering, music journalism, management, education, or other creative roles, this event has something for everyone!

Exciting Activities Await

Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to participate in various activities that will deepen your understanding of the music industry. Here are some highlights:

Keynote Q&A with Davone Tines and Ellie Ajao

Join us for an inspiring Q&A session with operatic bass-baritone Davone Tines, hosted by radio presenter Ellie Ajao. Gain insights into Davone's journey and learn from his experiences in the industry.

Engaging Panel Discussions

We've lined up some fantastic panel discussions that cover different aspects of the music industry. Don't miss these opportunities to hear from industry experts and get your burning questions answered. Here are just a few of the topics:

  • Music Journalism, Broadcasting and Podcasting: Join BBC Radio Merseyside's Jade Burns, podcasters Rebecca Toal and Hattie Butterworth, and other industry professionals as they share their insights into the world of music journalism, broadcasting, and podcasting.

  • Artist Management: Discover the ins and outs of artist management with James Egelhofer and Elise Brown from Revere Arts, singer and actress Megan Burns, and other industry experts.

  • Touring in the Music Industry: Learn about the exciting world of music touring from conductor Robin Wallington, Chief Executive of Spitalfields Music Sarah Gee, and other professionals with extensive experience in this field.

  • Portfolio Careers in the Music Industry: Explore the possibilities of having a portfolio career in the music industry with experts such as Elise Brown from Revere Arts and UK Music's Oliver Morris.

Informative Workshops and Showcases

Get hands-on experience and practical knowledge through workshops and showcases led by industry professionals. Here are a few examples:

  • AdLib Production and Tech Showcase: Immerse yourself in the latest production and tech innovations in the music industry.

  • Mentorship in the Music Industry Workshop: Discover the value of mentorship and how it can accelerate your career growth.

  • Music Teaching Workshop: Learn about music education and teaching opportunities with In Harmony Liverpool.

  • Record Engineering for Beginners: Dive into the world of record engineering with Liverpool Philharmonic Production Technician Ellen McGovern.

Careers Marketplace

In addition to the engaging activities, we're excited to offer a free Music Careers Marketplace. This is your chance to connect with representatives from leading music organizations and employers. Chat with professionals from LIPA, Ivors Academy, The Royal Northern College of Music, and many more. Don't miss out on this valuable networking opportunity!

Join Us at Careers Fest 2024

The Careers Fest is open to the public, and no tickets are required for the Careers Marketplace. Please note that under 14s must be accompanied by an adult, and adults will need to purchase their own ticket. So, mark your calendars and get ready to explore a world of possibilities in the music industry!

undefined Attendees from Careers Fest 2023 had this to say:

  • "The talks from people working in the industry really inspired me to believe I could have a job or career in music."
  • "The Careers Marketplace was absolutely AMAZING!! Everyone was so passionate about what they do and very encouraging."

Please note that an administrative fee of 9% applies to online and telephone orders. If you opt for postal delivery, a £2.50 postage fee will be applicable. For more information about booking fees, please visit our website.

So, don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to start your musical career. Join us at Careers Fest 2024 and let your passion for music soar!