Sydney, Australia. Every year at the Bondi Pavilion, the Waverley Council hosts a great music initiative with a full day Music Industry Conference on the business aspects of the music industry. This ‘free’ full day event brings industry professionals to talk about their roles in publishing, management, publicity and promotion.
Bondi Wave Program – Facilitated by Lindy Morrison
10.00 am Ian McDonald – Senior Legal Officer Australian Copyright Council
Anna Killick – Solicitor PPCA
Chris Moller – Senior Writer Services Representative APRA/AMCOS
Frank Rodi – Writer Services Representative, Mechanical Rights APRA/AMCOS
11.00 am Peter Paterson – Creative Manager Shock Publishing
11.30 am Sebastian Chase – CEO MGM Distribution
12.00 pm Guest speaker
Ed St John – President & CEO, Warner Music Australasia, Chair ARIA
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Stuart Matchett – Program and Music Director of Dig Digital Radio abc.net.au/dig
2.30 pm Paula ‘jonesy’ Jones – Director and Publicist,
3.00 pm Russell Thomas – Managing Director Kaos
3.30 pm Bill Cullen – Managing Director,
One Louder Entertainment
4.00 pm Dorry Kartabani – Office Manager and Agent, The Harbour Agency
4.30 pm Q/A and Close
For more info and to register phone: +61 2 8362 3400
or visit: www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/wave
The Bondi Wave also hosts ongoing seminars;
” The BONDI WAVE, Sydney’s premier music course is about to begin again at the Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre. Committed to training the next generation of musicians, we’re looking for enthusiastic people with a passion for music to sign up for this great learning opportunity.
The course, now in its 25th year, is the only course of its kind in Australia where top industry professionals and musicians tutor the students in all aspects of music making. The course covers both the creative and the business side of the music industry from basic theory through to marketing, with the aim of giving musicians the chance not only to create music, but to get it heard. Students are armed with the all the skills and knowledge necessary to work in this hugely competitive industry.
The Bondi WAVE offers many courses, workshops and seminars with courses running from May to August, with additional workshops in September and October. The program includes the Youth Bands, Song writing, Vocal Technique, Theory, Home Recording, Music Production and more. Also on offer is the ever popular Video Production for Live Performance and Rock Photography.
Course prices have been kept to a minimum with costs ranging from $70-$140 with the one day seminar being FREE. All we’re looking for is enthusiasm so if you want to sign up, call the Bondi Pavilion on 8362 3400 or, to get an application and information go to our links.”