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APRA AMCOS x Surround Sounds - Geelong and the Bellarine Music Festival

Event Published Thursday 14 April 2022
APRA AMCOS x Surround Sounds workshop at the Geelong and the Bellarine Music festival

APRA AMCOS is taking to Surround Sounds - Geelong and the Bellarine Music Festival in Geelong, an initiative of City of Greater Geelong, and bringing a few songwriter friends with them! This workshop is a great opportunity for members of the local Geelong area and interstate to come together to network, and to discuss songwriting across multiple sessions with some fantastic speakers, including Alice Ivy, Jini Maxwell and Chris O'Neill.

There will be multiple sessions, including:
Songwriting & Sustainability
High Score - an introduction to composition for games
One on Ones with your local Writer Services rep


Doors open & registration
9:30am – 10am

Songwriting & Sustainability
10am – 11am
Electronic musician and producer Alice Ivy unpacks how she juggles the various aspects of her career as an artist and songwriter. In conversation, we'll ask Alice how she built her team, what her revenue streams look like, how she finds collaborators, and what a release cycle looks like.

Morning tea & refreshments
11:00 – 11:30am

High Score – an introduction to composition for games
11:30am – 12:30pm
Join Jini Maxwell, curator and award-winning video games writer as they discuss games composition 101 with Chris O'Neill, a multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound designer, award-winning songwriter and Lead Audio at PlaySide Studios. The session will provide unique insights into how music is composed for games, and demonstrate how it differs to other forms of composition.

One on Ones – APRA AMCOS
1:00pm – 2:30pm
An opportunity for APRA AMCOS members to book a 15-minute spot with their local Writer Services representative to discuss their membership, royalties, co-writing, or any other APRA AMCOS queries. To secure a spot for this session, email [email protected].