AWMA Forum - Music, Makers & Mentors ~ Presented by APRA AMCOS Event Banner

AWMA Forum - Music, Makers & Mentors ~ Presented by APRA AMCOS

Date and Time

Tue 9th Oct
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Brisbane Powerhouse, Visy Theatre
119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

Event description

School-to-industry pathways for music makers. The numbers of boys and girls enrolled in music at high school and tertiary education are pretty equal. But once they hit the industry, our young female creatives encounter more career-denting barriers than their male peers. What is the industry doing - and what more can it do - to create clearer, fairer pathways for young women?

Panelists:
Dr Mary Ann Hunter ~ Academic, University of Tasmania
Tina Broad ~ SongMakers Program Manager APRA AMCOS
Megan Christensen ~ Songwriter/ Keys, Pink Matter
Joel Edmondson ~ QMusic CEO/ AMIN Chair

Facilitator:
Tracee Hutchison

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Event organiser: Australian Women in Music Awards

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Some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry have joined forces to support the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards & Forum (AWMA) to be staged at the Brisbane Powerhouse over 9 – 10 October 2018. For the first time in Australian music history the inaugural AWMA will turn the spotlight on women, recognising first nations performers, acknowledging and including multicultural performers, focusing on excellence in artistry, technical and production skills, cross-cultural development, songwriting, music education, music photography, humanitarian work and more.

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