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QMusic’s free professional development series INDUSTRY CONNECT, set to begin in April, in partnership with venues and councils in Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Cairns.
INDUSTRY CONNECT provides new and emerging artists access to industry workers and resources through facilitated workshops from April - July annually. The program aims to give each participant a greater understanding of the music industry, from song writing to release and everything in between.
Facilitators joining the program this year are currently working with Flight Facilities, LDRU, Thundamentals, Styalz Fuego (Peking Duk, Daniel Johns, EXO), Baker Boy, Mallrat, Tired Lion, Tkay Maidza, Kwame, Bobby Alu and Luude.
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All minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. If you are over 15 and have a waiver from your guardian, please contact QMusic for more information (07) 3257 0013; firstname.lastname@example.org
At last years QMusic Songwriting Retreat (formerly known as Amplify) Brisbane electronic pop/soul artist Cloe Terare was paired with songwriting mentor and electronic r’n’b artist DVNA to co-write a new song.
The end result ‘Easy’ explores the progression of feelings in a relationship and resulted in Cloe being awarded the GYROstream PR Package at a Listening Party on the final day of the Songwriting Retreat. James Russel from Heliport Studios added in an extra surprise offering to record and mix the single.
Brisbane guitarist, songwriter and producer Jack Bratt has been awarded the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship for 2019 at a ceremony held in Brisbane tonight.
QMusic was able to provide independent Brisbane artist, MARLOE., with the opportunity to attend the conference as well as arranging a one-on-one with 120 Publishing and a co-writing session with Akacia.
Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney yesterday. Re-elected to the APRA Board were Writer Jenny Morris and Publisher Damian Trotter (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia). Writers Bic Runga and Jonathan Zwartz and Publisher Andrew Jenkins (Universal Music Publishing) were newly elected to the Board.
First Sounds is a special collaborative undertaking broadening the reach of Indigenous heritage, history and culture and supporting the burgeoning First Nations music industry.
QMusic is proud to announce the top four finalists of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Jack Bratt, Harriette Pilbeam (Hatchie), Georgia Potter (Moreton) and Leanne Tennant. The winner of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday 11 December 2019.