Music for Youth Frequencies, London - August 2016

Date Published:16 August 2016
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Music for Youth’s Frequencies returned to Rich Mix, London – Thursday 11 August.

Over 70 emerging musicians from across the country took part in this whole day event as part of the Rich Mix Youth Takeover Festival. The day featured a collaborative music workshop, industry networking, a Utalk led by Universal and live performance.

Vocal Sculptor, Jason Singh kicked off the day, leading the collaborative music workshop with session guitarist Steve Marsden, award winning songwriter & composer Jez Wing and trip hop duo Paugwé. Musicians shared, reworked and progressed their music, drawing inspiration from the professionals and other musicians in the room. 

“Music for Youth are really supportive of unsigned acts like me and they do lots of events where aspiring artists can perform like Frequencies. It was an exceptional experience; one I’ll never forget.”  Nicole, Young Participant Frequencies 2016 image

Music for Youth teamed up with Universal who led a Utalk featuring A&R and marketing professionals from Universal Music, Virgin EMI and Polydor Records. The sessions focussed on routes into the music industry with insights into what scouts and record companies look for in emerging artists. 

Throughout the day musicians had an opportunity to network with a number of music organisations including Spinnup, Rich Mix, Wired4Music, Sound Connections, Trinity College London, Access to Music and Community Music.

To round off the day, groups performed to a live crowd including industry professionals who gave each artist feedback and tips for development. 

Frequencies continues with events across the country including in Manchester, Newcastle and a new location in Bristol. Sign up to these events on the Frequencies event page

Frequencies is generously sponsored by the Vivendi Create Joy Fund, and Trinity College London

Events CalendarSection >

September 2016
October 2016
Sat 08 October
Frequencies, Bristol
Mon 10 October
Aldeburgh Primary Prom
Wed 12 October
London Primary Prom
Sat 22 October
Frequencies, Manchester
Mon 24 October
Frequencies, Newcastle
November 2016
Mon 14 November
Music for Youth Proms
Tue 15 November
Music for Youth Proms

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