Plymouth - Music Hubs: What are they and what do they mean for me?
Tuesday, 6 November 2012 from 13:00 to 17:00 (GMT)
The Musicians’ Union invites you to spend the afternoon with us at Plymouth Music Zone for a holistic view of the music education landscape, the new Music Hubs and how you can best make yourself attractive to employers and new opportunities. This event will also provide an opportunity for musicians to explore the legal and business elements needed to deliver music teaching and workshops, and examine the key skills and attributes that musicians who teach need to develop to be effective.
Representatives from the Musicians’ Union, local community and some of the key players from the Hubs around your area will give presentations and be on hand to answer questions.
1.00pm – Welcome and Registration
1.15 – Fran Hanley, MU Music Education Official: Setting out the landscapes - How Music education is changing and what this means for you
2.45- Coffee Break
3.15 – Panel Discussion: In conversation with the Music Hubs and Strategic partners in your area – Improving your employability - how you can make yourself attractive to Hubs - qualifications, rates and contracts.
4.30 - Networking
5.00 – Close
The event is FREE to MU members (Otherwise £5 on the door).
When & Where
Live Music Exchange in Partnership with the Musicians' Union
The Musicians’ Union represents over thirty thousand musicians working in all sectors of the music industry and offers a range of services for professional and student musicians. Visit the MU website and find out how the Union can help you with your career in the live arena, the recording studio, in education or as a writer/composer. www.theMU.org
The Live Music Exchange is a knowledge exchange initiative dedicated to building bridges between researchers and practitioners across the range of live music activity. Our activities put a range of professional interests- academics, promoters, musicians, and more – together to foster dialogue and work towards a healthy and vibrant live music environment. You can find out more about our work and background at: http://livemusicexchange.org