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WAM’s Higher Note workshop series hits high

17 Sep

The Higher Note series took place last week at the The State Theatre Centre, WAM’s artist workshop series aimed at self-managed musicians who want to take their careers to the next level seeing applause roll in from all angles, including our WAMstagram…

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Spaces for this event were limited, with the successful selected participants being Bernardine Grigson (Bernardine), Bob White (The Boost Hero Man), Darren Forster (China Blue Experiment), Davey Craddock (Davey Craddock & The Spectacles), Jamie Searle  (Grace Barbe, Crucial Rockers), Karin Page (China Doll), Kat Eggleston (Ezereve), Marco Cilli (Gombo), Matt  Calpakdjian (Matt Cal/Trio), Moana Lutton (MOANA), Natasha Shanks (The Little Lord Street Band), Nicky Sandover (Nicky Sandover), Pete Byfield (Pete Byfield), Shameem Taheri-lee (Shameem) and Tracey Barnett (Tracey Barnett).

Facilitated by Scott Adam (Coordinator of Music Business CIT, ex-manager Ruby Boots), a huge heartfelt thanks to the incredible industry that lent their time, including presentations from Cath Haridy (manager Eskimo Joe, Adalita, Bob Evans, Jebediah, Kathryn Rollins, Kav Temperley, Tigertown), Tom Harris (Managing Director White Sky, manager The Little Stevies), Kester Sappho (Tour Manager, John Butler Trio), Dixie Battersby (EMI), Clive Hodson (Perfect Pitch Publishing),  Aarom Wilson (WAM Marketing and Communications Officer, Aaromedia, manager of Scalphunter and KUČKA), Delilah Walsh (Principal at Do Re Media, Delilah Rose & The Gunslingers), Adam Christou (Music Director, RTRFM), Jake Snell (venue booker for Monster Management, manager Boom! Bap! Pow!, Methyl Ethel, Stillwater Giants and Tired Lion), Kim Salmon (The Scientists, Beasts of Bourbon and many others), Tenille Elkins (Senior Writer Services Representative – WA at APRA AMCOS), Andrew Fuller (Arts & Entertainment law specialist, New Action Management manager The Scientists and Rob Snarski), Jess Ribeiro (Jess Ribeiro and The Bone Collectors, solo), Mel Anastas (Do Re Media, Kylie Thompson: Accountant at Sorrento Strategic), Mark Neal (The Disappointed, RTRFM Presenter, venue bookings and promotion at Day for Discovery, label founder Blue Grey Pink), and Matt Johnson (Owner Walking Horse Music, manager The Love Junkies, Patient Little Sister, and Stereoflower).

Thanks and congrats all!


Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.