MUSIC IN – Music Industry workshop – Band into a business.


MUSIC IN – Music Industry Workshop – Band into a business. Contemporary start-up thinking in music career development

Global economic, social and cultural changes provoke a strong need for entrepreneurship in the music sector, including the local one. Times, when the patiently waits to be discovered and supported by record labels are irrevocably gone. How to find oneself in this new and unavoidable trend of business-oriented thinking in music? The workshop is an inspiring introduction to “The Handbook of Start-up Artist”. Start-up thinking means what for artists? Introduction to global changes in the music sector. What is a good development strategy and what should it contain? Why is career vision the first and most important step in building it? (tools for building  your future). How to design aims? Basic tools of strategic thinking.

Instructors: Chimes Agency – Magda Jensen, Magda Cholyst 

Magda Chołyst – art coach. She runs coaching for artists, managers and culture and arts sector staff. She runs individual sessions, workshops and lecture at art academies. A graduate of Ericson College of Vancouver, Adam Mickiewicz University, a fellow of Sorbonne. For 10 years, she has been working in culture, art and creative industries. She worked with the Polish Institute in Paris, Ad Arte Foundation, Pracownia duży Pokóej, Wajda School and Studio, LABLife, Watou Art Festival (Belgium), conference nieWidzialny Design (inVisibile Design) or ScriptFiesta Festival. A teacher at Collegium Civitas and the Warsaw School of Photography. In Chimes, she is responsible for coaching, designing workshops, developing agency services and new tools for the music industry.

Magdalena Jensen –  music manager with a lot of experience, organiser of cultural, art and music events as well as festivals. A consultant for Polish bands at showcase festivals. A promoter of the music industry abroad. A graduate of International Relations and Political Studies at the University of Vermont. She worked with: BRODKA, Paula and Karol, Rebeka, Eric Shies Them in His Pockets. She currently manages Ifi Ude and Soniamika. She coordinates the European Music Fair “Co jest grane” (Organizes the conferences, builds networks of contacts with international delegates, promotes the event abroad).  She cooperated with OFF Festival (as producer of video sessions with 12 music bands for the radio station KEXP from Seattle) or the conference Media and Literary. CEO of Chimes Agency.

5 July 2017, 11:00-13:00 | Workshops of Culture in Lublin, Grodzka 5a