Capital XTRA’s Music Potential is to arrive in Glasgow offering free industry training, mentoring and work for young people.
Taking place on 21 and 22 June, the initiative will offer participants training from a wide array of industry professionals on songwriting and performance, music business, audio production and radio production.
Confirmed workshop leaders for 2017 include Stina Tweeddale (Honeyblood), Becci Wallace (University of the West of Scotland), Steg G (Sunny Govan), Tam Coyle (Miobabig Music Consultancy/DJ) and Dominic Martin (Glasgow DJ Academy), with many more still to be announced.
Robert Kilpatrick, projects and operations manager, Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) said: ‘Everyone in Scotland should be given access and opportunities to be involved in music and the arts, and thanks to Capital XTRA, this project will provide valuable industry training for over 120 young people at no personal cost.
‘Participants will be equipped with the skills required to meet the gaps and development needs of Scotland’s music industry at present, giving them the best possible chance of future employment.’
Capital XTRA’s Music Potential Glasgow kicks off with two taster days for 120 young people on 21 and 22 June at citizenM Glasgow.
Registrations are now open via the Capital XTRA website and close on 12 June.