10:10am – 10:40am | Auditorium
Little BIGSOUND will kick off with a chance to meet other creatives and discover your tribe. Facilitators from QMusic will run a networking session to help participants find people who could be part of their next band (or their bands manager!) and start the day with some new connections.
Intimate groups of 8 participants will be paired with experienced industry professionals to discuss the ins and outs of booking, management and publicity within the music industry. Dispel myths around these roles and open conversation!
Little BIGSOUND Round Table Sessions provide a chance to put a name to a face and take the guesswork out.
The Ableton Live recording studio will enable participants to test drive the tools of the next generation of production and live instrumentation.
Featuring 16 Ableton Push, participants will be taught the functions of each tool and then be able to program, create, mix and manipulate their own beats and melodies
EVENT MANAGEMENT : Q&A
11:30am - 12:20pm
Looking at other careers in the music industry outside performing as an artist? Georgia Beehag, former event manager of Big Day Out, Soundwave, BIGSOUND Festival and current operations manager for Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival and Sydney City Limits sits down for a Q&A with QMusic program manager Trina Massey to talk about creating opportunities in the Industry.
Georgia Beehag - Secret Sounds
3:00pm - 3:50pm
At the heart of the music industry is the song. A song that has an authentic and genuine story to tell; a song that people can relate to. Join independent producer / songwriter, Alexander Henriksson (Matt Corby), as he breaks down his songwriting process and shares tips and tricks to enable creativity when writing songs and melodies.
Alexander Henriksson - Independent Songwriter & Producer