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A free, week-long residency is up for grabs throughout August for musicians and singers across all genres at Sage Gateshead, with a mammoth opportunity to create new work, develop their practice and prepare for exciting performances. Summer Studio takes place this year from Monday 5th to Sunday 28th August.

On offer are rehearsal studio facilities with the chance to gain some expert knowledge from one-to-one sessions and clinics with professionals on the inside of the music industry. There’s also a professional portrait photoshoot and a live session to be filmed with Northern Stars Production.

Summer Studio is for music creators from all genres and backgrounds. Musicians can rehearse, create and collaborate during the week it runs in a dedicated space, as well as attend a host of workshops that cover useful info across the music industry spectrum, including; stage presence, concert programming, writing funding bids, song-writing, PR and management. Last year’s workshops featured professionals from Sony Music, NARC. Magazine, i-D Magazine and Funky Fly Music amongst others.

Last year’s musicians included The Futurehead’s Ross Millard, who took the opportunity to work on some of his own project work and Talk Like Tigers who have been on a real high lately and are making quite the name for themselves, with a show booked at Sage Gateshead on Friday 22nd March.

This is a huge opportunity for aspiring, emerging talent to work with one of the best music venues you could find anywhere in the country, with a legacy of incredible work over a short space of time. If you want to push your music to the next level, then make sure you get your application in, and follow the information below.

The deadline for applications is Friday 29th March.

To apply please complete the application on Sage Gateshead’s website here, or send a one-minute video on what you would like to achieve to [email protected]

Please note, Summer Studio is only able to accept applications from those who will be aged 18 and over from August 2019. If you have certain access needs and would like to speak to someone before applying, please email [email protected]

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