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July 2019


Songwriting Retreat

Produced by QMusic, AMPLIFY is a one of a kind songwriting and development opportunity for Queensland artists held 11th - 14th July in the mountains of Buderim at Heliport Studios.

Interact and learn from songwriters and producers from Australian major labels and publishing houses. Working within Heliport’s multiple recording studios and spaces across the 54-hectare property, AMPLIFY gives emerging and developing artist an opportunity to co-write, collaborate, connect and learn.


AMPLIFY is an application-based opportunity for participants of the 2019 Industry Connect program from across Queensland. Successful applicants will need to get themselves to Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast but QMusic will cover full access to Heliport Studios, special guest songwriters and producers, a listening session with a representative from a major publisher, daily meals (and snacks!) and a $300 contribution towards your accomodation. 

Designed for successful Industry Connect participants who’ve focused on understanding the industry side of their art. AMPLIFY works as a way to expose artists to co-writing, songwriting tools and creating collaborative ideas. 

Travel bursaries available via application for Cairns participants.

Applicants must be over 18 to apply. 

Applications close 11:59PM Friday June 14.

AMPLIFY will take place 11th - 14th July, 2019. 

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"Connecting with other artists and pushing yourself as a writer is an opportunity not many get, let alone this early on in their career". Gav Parry, QMusic Program Manager