We will be hosting another session of presentations from industry experts covering various aspects of the music business.
There will be three speakers. The sessions will take place on Wednesday 27th November, book your place here!
The schedule for the afternoon/evening:
4 – 5.30pm Tony Moore, The Bedford
A grass roots intro for performers
Tony runs The Bedford in Balham and under his musical stewardship the venue has grown into an award winning location. In 2004 he was made the sole Inductee into the MMF (Music Managers Forum) Roll of Honour for outstanding contribution to the British Music Industry. As well as this, Tony has also run a series of critically acclaimed Songwriting Master Classes that have toured some of the UK’s top educational establishments including LIPA, Westminster University and The Academy of Music.
5.45pm – 7pm John Locko, PRS for Music
The Value of PRS
John has worked at PRS for the past 10 years and has considerable experience in the music industry having played in bands, signed record deals and performed live at a number of music festivals. During his time at PRS he has completed both the LLB and LPC law degrees and specialised in intellectual property and entertainment and media law. He has a wealth of experience in all copyright and rights management issues. John will be discussing PRS for Music and its importance to songwriters and composers who would like to see a financial reward for their efforts.
7.15pm – 8.45pm Tim Foxon, Help Musicians UK
How to get the support you need
Tim Foxon is Awards and Partnerships Manager at the Help Musicians UK, a charity which helps professional musicians throughout their careers. The organisation offers crucial support when a crisis such as an accident or illness hits, as well as retirement. It also helps musicians at the start of their careers. He is responsible for the Fund’s young artist programme, which includes a range of grant schemes for musicians of all genres.