TUESDAY 1 MARCH
1pm – 2pm
Venue: Allison House, Atrium
Music is one of the UK largest industries by export alone. This session will bring together professional working in a variety of areas, from orchestras to music therapy, music charities to independent labels. Come along for a chat and get some tips on making it in music.
Caroline Gorman, Rage Music. Rage Music create soundtracks for Film, TV, Advertising & Video games from their studios in Glasgow, London and LA. As the Head of Music, Caroline works across all projects overseeing the production and being the main liaison between composers and clients.
Janet Halton has been a music therapist since 1993. Having studied music and psychology in Boston, USA, she latterly undertook her post-graduate music therapy training at Roehampton University, London. Following a period of several years working in England, Janet moved to Scotland and has been employed by Nordoff Robbins Scotland since 1999. Janet became Executive Director of the charity in 2007.
Craig Johnston, DF Concerts. Craig promotes acts such as Years & Years, Troye Sivan and Alessia Cara in his role as a Booker at DF Concerts and puts on shows from King Tut’s to the O2 Academy. His job is to make sure the best new acts in the world are on his radar.
Tammo Schuelke is Concerts & Projects Manager at the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Tammo has worked at the Salzburg Festival, for chamber orchestras in Germany and artist agencies in London and Germany. In his present role, he produces the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert concluding the Edinburgh International Festival, works on season planning, tour management, artist relation and the SCO Chorus. He has a BA in Communication and Cultural Management from the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen and an MA in European Cultural Policy from the University of Warwick.
Paul Tracey, Enterprise Music Scotland. Paul is currently the General Manager at Enterprise Music Scotland, the national body for chamber music. He has previously worked as a freelance arts administrator and tour/concerts manager for organisations such as the Scottish Ensemble, Edinburgh Jazz Festival and Hebrides Ensemble. Paul continues to work as a professional musician appearing on recordings and performing through the UK and internationally.