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The Best Opportunities, Resources And Advice To Help You Succeed In Today’s Music Business

 

Hello and welcome. This site has been set up by Music Industry professionals with a very clear aim – to use our knowledge, experience and contacts to help you with your career in the music business.

 

Whether your ambitions lie on the creative or performing side or whether you see yourself as more behind the scenes, making it happen – if you want to join the tens of thousands of people in the UK currently making their living in the most exciting business in the world, this is the place you need to bookmark.

On this site, you’ll find valuable advice for getting into different areas of the business;  useful addresses and contact details; recommended resources; specialist articles and features – plus a regularly updated listing of the top music jobs and opportunities as they become available, including many specially geared towards the first-timer or those with limited experience.

 

Access to all this is free for everyone – no need to submit a profile. So have a good browse and be sure to bookmark this site - if you’re serious about a career in the music business, we’re here for you.

 

The  Description Of Music Industry Roles section gives you an overview of the most popular Music Industry roles, whilst on the Getting Started In The Music Business pages, you’ll find tips on getting into your chosen field.

 

And our ever expanding Success In Music section is packed with information, advice and help for performers, artists, musicians, songwriters; in fact, anyone who’s looking to achieve success with their music. Featuring contributions from Industry experts with decades of experience to call on, this section is fast becoming the Number One UK Music Business resource online.


 

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Paid Apprenticeships in Music Business with Daylight Music Productions

Daylight Music Productions and The Academy of Music and Sound are proud to announce a new programme of paid apprenticeships in music business for young people aged 16-19. A fantastic opportunity for young people in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas has arisen. Daylight Music Productions are once again looking for apprentices for their successful programme. These apprenticeships in music business provide successful applicants with 16 hours of paid work … [Read More...]

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