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Music for Youth Exchange

16/03/2018 - 17/03/2018

Young Scotland based musicians and those interested in music and the music industry are being urged to sign up to attend Exchange 2018, which returns to SWG3, Glasgow this March – giving young people the opportunity to perform and gain a unique insight into how to get ahead in music and the music industry. It’s FREE to attend.

Sir James MacMillan is a world-renowned composer and conductor and arguably the pre-eminent composer of his generation in the UK. Hear him in conversation with Ian Smith, Chair of the European Music Council about how he got to where he is today and his top tips for the next generation of aspiring musicians.

Hosted by BBC Radio Scotland presenter Vic Galloway EXCHANGE is the unmissable event for anyone passionate about music – whether you’re a young person, work with young people or the parent of a rising star.
Hear Vic in conversation with Ross Leighton frontman of Kilmarnock’s Fatherson who will be sharing his experiences of the industry and how he’s got to where he is.

The best in the music industry share their thoughts on how to get yourself out there, make connections, and build
your networks.

Perform live and receive feedback from professional musicians and industry experts: Carol Main (Live Music Now), Jim Sutherland (Composer / Producer) and Carol Laula (Singer/Songwriter)

Hear from those that work and perform in the music industry about how they got into their jobs and the skills required: Louise Quinn (A Band Named Quinn), Halina Rifai (Podcart), Jennifer Martin (Hebrides Ensemble), Stina Tweeddale (Honeyblood), Garry Boyle (Slate Room Recording Studio), Chris Beltran (DF Concerts) and more

EXCHANGE provides a unique festival feel combining live performances with insights into all aspects of the music business from stagecraft to marketing and blogging!

This event is for young musicians and young people who want to hear their peers perform live at a top Glasgow venue and who are interested to find out more about the range of jobs available in the music industry.


Register to attend for FREE: 

EXCHANGE is supported by Creative Scotland and the Educational Institute of Scotland


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