UPSURGE: creative development - TheMusicWorks
Aged 18-30 and looking to make your mark in the music industry?

The creative development programme is for young people who want to become leading figures in the wider areas of the music industry.

These areas cover a whole range of skills, including but not limited to:

  • Music management
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • Design
  • Styling
  • Videography
Who is it for?

This programme is for talented and emerging creatives between the ages of 18-30. You should be in the position where you’re looking to advance your creative skills to a professional level, and a desire to move into a career in the creative industry. For example, you could be a photographer just starting out in your career but have a desire to move into the music industry. You may have a solid skills base and some experience but are now unsure how to apply your skills to break into the music industry.

What will you get?
  • Real world experience and skills in a professional creative environment, in your chosen field
  • The chance to create and develop your own portfolio of work
  • Access to multiple work experience opportunities in the creative industries
  • A crucial understanding of the business side of the music industry, including protecting your work and how to generate money from your creative practice
  • Support and development opportunities. You will be signposted to various opportunities outside of The Music Works and gain contacts that help you further your creative career
  • Mentoring and workshops from industry professionals
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities with creatives from different disciplines
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How to apply

Applications are open from Monday 30th January – Monday 27th February 

Click on the link below to submit your application

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