Actions and Detail Panel
Thu 6 October 2016, 18:30 – 21:00 BST
Who should attend?
This action packed evening is for those who are actively seeking work or want to set up a business in Music sector. If you want to get a head of the game and get your future on the right path this event day is for you!
This evening seminar aims:
On this evening the focus will be on Music as we introduce you to three top professionals who have worked with in companies and music firms internationally. It is set to be both a informative and inspirational evening where you will be able to:
• Meet and hear from inspirational speakers
• Discuss how to get into, get ahead and progress in your chosen career.
• Learn how to set up and run your own profitable business
• Think about the power of volunteering to move your career forward
• Meet a potential mentor and network with industry professionals
SPEAKERS AND MENTORS ON THE NIGHT!
Gordon Mac, MD at Mi-Soul Radio
Gordon Mac (known as the Godfather of Dance Music) is a highly innovative and successful entrepreneur. He carved out his career as the first person to succeed in taking a pirate radio station to legalisation in the UK, the youngest ever Managing Director of a radio station and renound for creating the Kiss FM brand.
With a career the spanned music, TV, night clubs and restaurants in 1998 The Radio Academy awarded Gordon the ‘John Peel Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music Radio’ where he joined a long line of successors such as John Peel, Kenny Everett, Richard Park and Chris Tarrant to name but a few.
Danielle Wade, Creative Manager at BMG
After a year of internships she went on to become the Creative Manager of Music Sales Film & TV, working with award winning composers such as Philip Glass, Ludovico Einaudi, Bryce Dessner (the National), Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire) and A Winged Victory for the Sullen; as well as notable pop catalogues such as Campbell Connelly (Tainted Love, Sunny) & Sparta Florida (the Tide is High & Kingston Town).
In 2014 she was headhunted to become a Senior Manager at BMG, the world’s biggest independent music company. In 2015, Danielle was voted a finalist in Music Week’s prestigious ’30 Under 30’ award, which highlights the music industry’s 30 most influential people under the age of 30.
Wozzy Brewster OBE – Founder & Executive Director, The Midi Music Company/ Creative Director, Blue Monkey Productions/ Executive Producer, Red Pyramid Productions Ltd & Artist Manager – United Vibrations
Wozzy is a creative entrepreneur with over thirty years experience of designing and delivering youth arts projects in Theatre, New Media and Music.
In 1994/95 Wozzy founded the registered charity, The Midi Music Company, which provides a space for all children and young people to be inspired to get into music and the creative industries. She was awarded a Commonwealth Youth Service Award in 1995 for her services to international youth arts initiatives, and was a finalist for the European Women of Achievement Awards in 2000 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to pan-European understanding and progress, providing an inspiration to others.
Wozzy received her OBE for services to Youth Arts in 2002 and was awarded a Women of Achievement Award by the London Borough of Lewisham in 2003. She was a Member of the Cultural Strategy Group for the Greater London Authority, under the leadership of Ken Livingstone [2000 – 2004], Chair/Director of the London Youth Arts Network [2000 – 2007] and a Member of the London Regional Council – The Prince’s Trust [2005 – 2010].
Wozzy is currently the Founder/Executive Director of The Midi Music Company, Executive Producer of MMC Events Ltd, Manager of Universal Rhythm – Shovell, Drum Warrior, and a Director of Red Pyramid Productions. She has been the Youth Culture Adviser to the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock, since 2003 - Present, and is the co-manager of southeast London’s Future Afro Jazz band, United Vibrations.
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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Stephen Lawrence Centre is very close to St Johns train station (Mainline) and Deptford Bridge (DLR). Buses 47, 53, 453, 177, 188 and 225 also stop very close to the Centre. There is no parking on site but there is free parking in the surrounding area.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please bring a pen and paper together with a wiliness to learn and take part.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email us via eventbrite or email@example.com or call 020 8100 2800 if you have any questions.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No! if you register and have a confirmation, we will have your details already and look forward to meeting you on the day.