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Aspiring musicians get free talks from industry professionals

PUBLISHED: 06:00 03 September 2017 | UPDATED: 11:34 03 September 2017

Musicians had the opportunity to talk to industry professionals. Picture: Maxie Gedge

Musicians had the opportunity to talk to industry professionals. Picture: Maxie Gedge

Maxie Gedge

Aspiring musicians have been able to get advice from industry professionals at free panels in Norwich.

Musicians had the opportunity to talk to industry professionals. Picture: Maxie GedgeMusicians had the opportunity to talk to industry professionals. Picture: Maxie Gedge

PRS for Music, which represents more than 125,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers around the world, hosted the panel at the Norwich Arts Centre.

A talk titled How To: Make Your Music Pay provided an insight into the industry and how to turn music into a career, whether an artist has just written their first song or their 15th.

Featured on the panel were BBC Music Introducing in Norfolk’s Sophie Little and DJ and artist manager Carly Wilford.

How To Build Momentum explored how artists can first build a team and then build buzz around their music.

Musicians learnt about the importance of protecting their music rights, how they can get their music heard, and the various ways that creating music can generate an income.

Mary Epworth, Hannah Peel and Love Ssega performed at the end of talks.

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