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Sage Gateshead, Brighter Sound, and We Make Culture presents an exciting opportunity for young women, trans and non-binary folk (aged 14-19) in the North-East to be creative and experience life as a professional artist. 

Taking place for five days over a couple of months (31st May, 1st and 26th June, 20th-21st July), this in-person project, headed up by artist musician and composer Me Lost Me, with allow successful applicants to collaborate with other young musicians, record music at a professional recording studio and perform a live stream concert from Sage, Gateshead.

Throughout the course artists will be encouraged to experiment with new tools and techniques, learn from industry professionals and successful musicians, discover the different elements of performance, recording and production, as well receive taster sessions in sound engineering and creating visuals for live performance.

Future-folk solo artist and project leader Me Lost Me tells us more…

“I’m really excited to be leading on this residency, and looking forward to listening to and developing the creative ideas that emerge throughout the sessions. Opportunities like this are brilliant for young people, a great chance to meet other like-minded musicians and find new people to collaborate and share ideas with. It’s also a brilliant way of finding out more about the music industry, hearing about different approaches to making music and getting some hands-on experience, all for free!” 

If you’re interested in taking part, then complete this form or submit an audio/video application before 10pm on Monday 24th May.

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