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Sound Advice Retreat
Mon, Jun 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – Tue, Jun 13, 2017, 12:30 PM BST
At Sound Consultancy we're committed to developing independent artists. Our passion is equipping and releasing creative people like you into successful music careers. At our creative retreats we offer artists time to be inspired & learn from industry professionals in a memorable setting.
For our eagerly anticipated retreat in June, sessions will be led by award-winning singer-songwriter Philippa Hanna and Sound Consultancy founder Andy Baker at Oliver’s Studio in the Gloucestershire countryside. With interactive small-group teaching sessions and outstanding reviews, all our 2017 retreats so far have sold-out.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Philippa Hanna is one of the UK’s most sought-after independent singer-songwriters. The Sheffield-based artist has opened tours for Lionel Richie, Leona Lewis, Anastacia and Little Mix as well as having performed in nearly 30 countries around the globe. She has grown a loyal following through writing accessible songs that connect with her audience, developing flawless vocal technique and engaging in online interaction.
Andy Baker is the founder and Managing Director of Resound Media. With a background in songwriting and music production, Andy has collaborated with over a dozen artists achieving national radio play. Having launched Sound Consultancy, fan-funding site Rocket Fuel and personally managed Philippa Hanna for 10 years, he has a broad range of experience and unique insight to share with artists wanting to take their music to the next level.
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT THE RETREATS?
'Really informative, easy to follow, non-intimidating' - Nicky
'A perfect opportunity to gain further insight & advice on a range of creative and music business topics, and really helped me to collate & review my thoughts and plans for musical development which will be invaluable...relaxing setting and the chance to connect with other artists & songwriters; I gained a great deal from the 2 days! - Jack
'I loved being at the Sound Consultancy Retreat! It was a great opportunity to engage with other artists on a similar journey to you, and gain sound advice from industry professionals in a beautiful and inspiring location. It's not to be missed!' - Melissa
'The Sound Advice retreat was an invaluable two days packed with lots of golden nuggets of helpful information. And in addition I made new connections and friendships. Recommended!' - Paul
Monday 12th June
Artists Development Masterclass - SESSION ONE
12:00 - 16:00 - (with hour for lunch)
- Learn how to write songs that get your listeners hooked
- Look at 5 ways of developing merchandise that people will want to buy
- Discover effective ways to turn people who like your music into super-fans
and find out who you need to know in the Industry & how to get to them
Artists Development Masterclass - SESSION TWO
17:00 - 21:00 - (with hour for dinner)
- Explore 7 attributes that successful managers are really looking for
- Learn how to increase your confidence as an artist
- Look at the 3 things which are required for your music to grow
and uncover the secrets that helped one artist sell 5 millions records after throwing his instruments away
Tuesday 13th June
Artists Development Masterclass - SESSION THREE
9:30 - 12:30 - (with 15-minute coffee break)
- Learn 3 easy ways to increase your vocal stamina
- Look at the importance of telling ‘your story’ effectively
- Find out how to sell-out your own headline shows
and find out how to make quality music videos on a tight budget
COST - £150
Full Board Accommodation (3 meals included) at £50 per person. Limited availability
Please contact email@example.com for any questions, queries or for directions!