RESPECT


RESPECT - THE SCHOOL EVENT



Empowering emerging female artists in music and the creative industries.

RESPECT acknowledges the challenges faced by female artists and provides advice and skills enabling you to rise up to those challenges. The School Event is targeted to Year 10, 11 and 12 female students who want to pursue a career in Music and the Creative Industries.


DATE: Wed 23 June 2021 TIME: 9am - 3.30pm

LOCATION: Newcastle Campus, Maitland Rd, Tighes Hill Building: P BLOCK

Venue : The Riddell Theatre

This event is presented by TAFE NSW Newcastle and www. newcastlelive.com.au The event will have a number of elements including TED-X style presentations by professional female artists and technicians covering topics that are important for anyone working in music and the creative industries.

Our guests will cover the following :

• discovering your voice/identity through song-writing • the importance of being versatile as a performer • overcoming blocks to productivity • being the ‘only’ girl in the room • finding your crew through networking and collaboration

There will be performances by local emerging female artists and Q&A featuring a panel of professional female artists and technicians.


To cap off the day there will be screening of Her Sounds, Her Story: a documentary reflecting the true diversity of today's Australian music landscape showcasing charismatic, funny and fiercely creative women and demonstrating the power of women coming together to support one another.


REGISTRATIONS OPEN

LINK


Th is is an important read for all emerging female artists and technicians

The Gender Gap in Australian Music is slowly narrowing


RESPECT : DRAFT PROGRAM


845 -915 Acknowledgement to Country

First Performance – Tia-Rose Burgess

Introduction to Event

915 – 9.45 FIRST SPEAKER - AMY VEE www.amyvee.com Topic - Forging an identity/voice through song-writing/music


950 – 1020 SECOND SPEAKER - MARISSA SAROCA www.marissa saroca - smashing sterotypes

Topic - You belong here

1025 – 1055 THIRD SPEAKER – ME-SHELL CROKER

Topic - Working in a man’s world, as a booking agent, artist manager and promoter

11.00 BREAK


11.20 PERFORMANCE 2 CODI K

11.40 PERFORMANCE 3 SUGAR, HONEY, ICED TEA

11.50 PERFORMANCE 4 BUTTERKNIFE


1200 - 1230 FOURTH SPEAKER – RACHELLE SCHMIDT

ww.wthevoicestudio.com.au/teacher/rachelle/

Topic - Shaping performance techniques to different types of gigs, venues and audiences


12.30 BREAK


1.30 Q&A

with Amy Vee, Marissa Saroca, Rachelle Schmidt, Me-Shell Croker and other guests - facilitated by Karyn Raftery

2.30 DOCUMENTARY - Her Sound, Her Story

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