TRAD LAB. Professional Development Workshops for Traditional Musicians
Creative Frame are offering a programme of professional development workshops for traditional musicians and singers to enhance their skills to take that leap forward from being an enthusiast to a professional artist. The four modules will cover how to treat your practice as a business, tips on organising your workflow, advise on curating of your performance for on stage as well as recording. There will also be advise on funding opportunities as well as improving your skills to teach traditional music.
If you are interested in attending the workshops outlined below please email. email@example.com PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS FOR TRADITIONAL MUSICIANS in the subject line.
Maureen Carty will outline the funding opportunities available from the Arts Council, local authorities, Network Ireland and others. She will also give details of other opportunities through the Percent for Art Scheme and Social Practice Projects which are open to all artists. She will also give advice on completing applications and where to seek help.
Maureen Carty has been very involved in many aspects of the traditional music market over the last 25 years. In conjunction with her husband John Carty, she runs and maintains a small record label, Racket Records which has to date fifteen titles in its catalogue. She was an adviser to the Arts Council Deis scheme from 2005-2012 advising traditional musicians on funding applications. For seven years she was co-ordinator, programmer and publicist of the Co Leitrim Traditional Band in residency scheme. More recently she was acting Project Manager of Creative Frame, an initiative of Leitrim Arts Office to provide information and professional development opportunities for anyone working in the creative industries in Leitrim and the surrounding counties.