Applications Open For Women In Music Mentor Program

Applications have opened for the Women In Music Mentor Program.
Our eclectic team of writers from around Australia – and a couple beyond – with decades of combined experience and interest in all fields.

An initiative of the Australian Government that's delivered by the Australian Independent Labels Association (AIR), applications are now open for the Women In Music Mentor Program.

Launched in 2020, the nationwide mentoring and training programme fosters the empowerment of women as well as female-identifying and non-binary people within the Australian music industry connecting them to industry practitioners.

The programme is designed for those interested in creative (solo artists, band members, songwriters), technical (engineers, producers, etc.) and/ or business roles (managers, promoters, record labels).

So far there have been 190 participants of the Women In Music Mentor Program with 97 per cent rating their experience and the professional development offered as 'excellent'.

"I found the whole process of this mentorship program very rewarding," Nicola from the NT says. "I enjoyed the resources that were provided prior the mentorship beginning, and I'm sure I will refer to them often in future."

Adds Holly from Tasmania: "I have been able to connect with an industry professionals to commence recording of what will be my first two singles for release in 2022.

"I have thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful experience. Being selected and being able to meet and network with so many experienced, talented and professional women has been such a privilege and it is an experience I will never forget."

Whether you're contemplating a job pathway in the music industry or already have a foothold and want to up-skill Women In Music Mentor Program is a great platform to take your career to the next level.

"We look forward to announcing the mentees for the next round of this nationwide programme and delivering professional development to help assist with career progression," Maria Amato, AIR CEO says.

The positive endorsements of the programme highlight just how vital this initiative truly is to the development of the Australian music industry.

"I have gained more confidence and knowledge of what is to be expected of me as a film composer," Candice from Perth says. "I have learned invaluable techniques and strategies that I can implement immediately in my future compositions."

Adds Phoebe from Brisbane: "I feel more assured in the work I can do, and confident I can provide my artists with a support network as their career progresses."

Applications close at 5pm EST on 10 August.

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