Fancy a career in the music industry?

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Why not come and find out the tricks of the trade from industry experts during a FREE fun event.

Coinciding with BBC Wales Music Day, the event has been organised by the innovative Designs for Life Programme, which is being delivered by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council to help young people pursue careers in the creative industries.

The free 90-minute seminar will focus on the Do It Yourself route to working in the music industry, featuring a panel of professional musicians, producers, broadcasters and promoters, discussing their routes in to the industry and giving practical tips and advice on how to do the same.

Already confirmed for the panel are

Gareth Lawrence: Drummer with The Blackout

Romesh Dodangoda: Record Producer (Lostprophets, Motorhead, Bullet For My Valentine)

Matt Lissack: Radio DJ at Capital FM

It takes place at the Muni, Pontypridd, from 5.30pm to 7pm on Friday, March 30.

More guests will be confirmed soon. Spaces at this event are strictly limited, so registration is a must. To book your place at this free event, email

This panel will form part of the Designs for Life Programme, a creative and cultural industries programme run by the Rhondda Cynon Taf Cultural Services Arts Development Team.

The Designs for Life Programme is made up of a series of events to raise awareness of the Creative and Cultural Industries sector as a career pathway to those aged 16+ within Rhondda Cynon Taf, focusing on the routes into the Music, Film, TV and Fashion industries. More info can be found at

The Designs for Life Programme is being produced by Rhondda Cynon Taff Cultural Services Arts Development Team and Orchard Entertainment. For further information on the project contact: Caroline O’Neill on


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