Music Industry & Songwriting Day at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Music Industry & Songwriting Day at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Music Industry & Songwriting Day at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

These events are free, and all are welcome

 

10am-10.10am - Welcome, Niamh NicGhabhann (Course Director, MA Festive Arts)

10.10 - 11am - Keynote address by Professor Mel Mercier on composing for theatre - 'Peace Camp - exploring the poetry of collaboration'.

11.00 - 11.30am - Sheena Keane, Director of music management agency Blue Grace Music, International Representative for Folk Alliance International.

11.30 - 12 noon - coffee break.

12.00 - 12.20 - Valerie Dolan, Dolan's Warehouse music venue.

12.20 - 12.40 - Karan Casey speaking on behalf of Fair Plé, an initiative promoting equal opportunities in Irish traditional music.

12.40 - 13.00 - Q&A

 

Lunchtime Concert at the Academy - 13.15 - 14.00

 

14:00 - 14:10 Introduction Carl Corcoran (Director MA Songwriting)

14:10 - 14:25 Karan Casey

14:25 - 14:40 Niamh Regan

14:40 - 14:55 Emma Langford

14:55 - 15:10 Very Special Guest (TBA)

15:10 - 15:40 Panel Discussion and Q&A to include topic of Dissemination/Promotion of Songs - joined by Ellie Byrne, PR Expert

                        

15:40 - 16:00 Conclusion of Event with Emma Langford performance of a song tribute to Dolores O'Riordan