Glasgow Question Session announces free 2020 event for musicians

News: 17th January 2020 by Louise Dodgson under Music Training & Careers

Question Session returns with a full music conference programme on February 8th 2020 at The Lighthouse on Mitchell Lane, Glasgow. It is free to attend, with sessions and activities starting at 10am and running until 5pm.

As in previous years, the conference offers a comprehensive, tailored programme of workshops, seminars and panels featuring prominent professionals from all areas of the music industry. Focused on innovation, education and exploring current issues, Question Session 2020 will enable delegates to connect, share knowledge and create new opportunities with established industry practitioners; initiating discussion, and exposing new talent.

The events allow attendees to engage in a range of activities delivered by industry experts. Through discussions, exercises and practical training, participants can raise questions, debate and demonstrate the skills and knowledge they have learned.
Question Session promotes inclusion and has initiated change by ensuring that each conference line-up demonstrates a 50:50 gender balance. It also focus on accessibility, making sure that everyone has a platform for discourse and an opportunity to learn.

This year’s event will feature a plethora of professionals from different areas of the music industries offering advice on how to start or develop your career. There will also be technical and production workshops, as well as community-based music projects offering interactive sessions.

Topics for Question Session 2020 panels and workshops will include the following, with more to be announced soon:

Initiating change and developing the industry
Pathways to the music industry
Understanding the live music industry
Exploring the Creative Process
Performing and creating music for a living
Developing the Hip Hop scene
Make Money from Doing What You Love - How To Start A Business In Music
KOR! Records Experimental Music Drop In Session
Sensatronic Lab: an introduction to multi-sensory instruments
Building a promotional and marketing campaign
Ableton 101
Navigating the music industry
Everything is Music: Making Music from the Data Universe

The following participants will be in attendance with many prominent names still to be announced:
Chris McGarry (432 Promotions)
Circle Of Live
Graeme Massey (808 State)
Help Musicians UK
Music Gateway
The Ivors Academy
Keith Harris (Motown Records, PPL)
Music Managers Forum
Queens Of Noise
Scottish Music Industry Association
Sharon Andrews (Shine PR)

Further panels, workshops and participants will be revealed over the coming weeks. To register for this year’s event visit the link below.

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