Industry Connect is a new music program bringing music industry professionals from around Australia to regional Queensland to help anyone interested in building a sustainable career in the music industry.
QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help early to intermediate career musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!
Places are limited in each masterclass, so register your interest to attend.
Masterclass 2 // Skill Up
The Masterclass series is a condensed format of the full Industry Connect program with four intensive sessions throughout the year.
The Skill Up Masterclass: Is This Even Possible?, Getting It Out There, It’s A Business, I Heard it on the Television
- Saturday 17 June
- The Edge, Innovation Lab, Level 1
Is This Even Possible? //
In a world dominated by free streaming services, what are the different ways you can actually make money in the music industry these days? A panel of industry professionals discuss the multi-faceted approach needed in 2017 and beyond, and inspires participants to think outside the square.
Getting It Out There //
Is it the end of the world if triple j won’t play your song? We explore the different avenues for getting your music out to a public audience.
It’s a Business //
How do you structure and manage your creative microbusiness so it’s a legitimate enterprise that at least breaks even? A range of industry professionals provide their insights, as well as leaving participants with a basic set of tools for steering the ship. This workshop will firmly embed the critical importance of having a commercial mindset to succeeding in the modern music industry.
I Heard It On The Television //
Selling CDs from your merch table is a hard slog. There are other ways to make money from your recordings, like getting your songs on film, TV and videogames. This session will introduce participants to the world of sync, as well as incorporating basic information about royalties and APRA AMCOS.
View the full list of QMusic Industry Connect workshops and masterclasses available at The Edge.
State Library is proud to partner with QMusic on their Industry Connect program, bringing music industry professionals to The Edge to deliver free workshops to the community.