Free career advice for young women in jazz

Panelist Lauren Kinsella

Panelist Lauren Kinsella

Jazzlines in Birmingham is offering young female jazz musicians free career advice and guidance from a panel of experienced musicians and industry figures at an event later his month.

The Women In Jazz Professional Development Panel will comprise Lauren Kinsella, vocalist, composer and recently announced as a recipient of a Jazzlines Fellowship for 2015; Sandra Marcy, artist manager; Rosie Hanley, journalist and marketing officer; and Rebecca Nash pianist, composer and arranger.

This panel is part of Jazzlines’ education and talent development programme.

Phil Woods, the programme’s project manager, said: “Any female jazz musician between the age of 16 and 25 can apply for a free place at this event and topics covered will include Marketing and PR, booking gigs, applying for funding and developing relationships with promoters & jazz focussed media contacts.”

To attend the event, simply contact Phil directly via email ( to apply for a place.

  • The Women In Jazz Professional Development Panel will be held in the Symphony Hall cafe bar at 11am on Saturday 24 January. There is loads more about the panellists and the event here.

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2 replies

  1. Will you be webcasting this?

  2. Hi Grace, there won’t be a live webcast but we are planning to video/record the event with the possibility of releasing some of the content online at a later date.

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