Starting Off Right – Music Business Workshop

Starting Off Right – Music Business Workshop

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Wednesday 18 April 3:30PM - 5:30PM

KAOS Room - The Blue Room Theatre

Audience: Musician's Age 12 - 26

Ticket Prices: FREE - Booking Required

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Ever wondered how to get more live gigs and set-up your finances as a musician or aspiring music business? If you are musician aged 12 – 26 this is the opportunity for you!

Propel Youth Arts WA has announced the Starting Off Right – Music Business Workshop as part of this year’s WA KickstART Festival.

Join industry experts Em Burrows (RTRFM/ WAM) and Kylie Thompson (Sorrento Strategic Music) who will provide you with all the tips you need to start your music career off right!


About the facilitators:
Kylie Thompson is the founder of Sorrento Strategic Music, which specialises in accounting services for the arts and entertainment industries. With 25 years’ experience in music accounting, Kylie’s clients include some of WA’s finest musos, such as – John Butler, Abbe May and Stella Donnelly. Kylie’s unparalleled knowledge of music industry tax and global touring, makes her one of WA’s foremost experts on music accountancy.

Em Burrows has been involved in the Perth music scene for many years as a musician, promoter, radio host and teacher. Founder of successful youth band mentoring business Rock Scholars, she has recently moved on from Rock Scholars and taken on the role of Audience Development Officer at WAM. Em also sings and plays keys in her self titled band along with a number of other musical projects, and presents Golden Apples of the Sun and The Mag on RTRFM.


About the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival:
Now in its eighth consecutive year, the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival offers young people aged 12 – 26 an extensive range of free workshops, performances, exhibitions, talks, special events, and new initiatives for 2018.

The Youth Week WA KickstART Festival is presented by Propel Youth Arts WA as part of Youth Week WA, and is supported by the State Government of Western Australia, Lotterywest and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.