Fri 16th Mar 2018 09:45 - 16:00
Hosted by BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Vic Galloway, Exchange is an unmissable event for anyone passionate about music – whether you’re a young person, work with young people or are the parent or guardian of a rising star, this event is for young musicians and young people interested in the range of jobs available in the music industry, as well as those looking to inspire them.
Friday 16th - 09:45 / 16:00
Saturday 17th - 10:15 / 18:00
Apply now to perform at Music for Youth’s Exchange 2018, which returns to SWG3, Glasgow this March. Exchange gives young people aged 21 years and under the opportunity to perform and gain a unique insight into how to get ahead in music and the music industry, with trade stands, stages and interactive sessions.
Friday 16 March is designed for young musicians making music in schools and as part of larger organisations. (And those who support them!). Saturday 17 March is independent music makers all the way.
Highlights across the two days include:
Hold a Beat. Interactive and inclusive music session exploring ways to create music from scratch with Paragon Music, bringing together disabled and non-disabled young people for inspiration and fun!
'Be Inspired' and 'How to Get My Job' panel sessions
Discussion panels feat. our resident industry experts and some special guests across the different days, including:
Jennifer Martin - CEO, Hebrides Ensemble
Louise Quinn - Singer, Songwriter
Halina Rifai - Founder, Podcart
Stina Tweeddale - Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Honeyblood
Garry Boyle - Recording Engineer & Producer
Demo: Live! Apply to perform on Saturday 17th for the unique opportunity to be seen and heard by our resident industry people including BBC 6 Music’s Vic Galloway, with a 1:1 backstage session of feedback and advice.
In conversation with Sir James MacMillan, world-renowned composer and conductor. Hear him discuss how he got to where he is today as he shares his top tips for the next generation of aspiring musicians.
Don't miss out!
Apply to perform by 16th February or sign up now atwww.mfy.org.uk/exchange