Wed, 04 Dec | Spintex, Accra

Music & Business Workshop

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Music & Business Workshop

Time & Location

04 Dec 2019, 19:00
Spintex, Accra

About the Event


Are you an aspiring artiste? Or perhaps you have the talent but need direction when it comes to the business aspect of the music industry and you want to take your career to the next level. Then this workshop is for YOU.

We are looking for the hottest male and female upcoming artiste - where will be bridging the gap between theory and practical knowledge. And giving ONE lucky winner the chance to win a feature with award winning musicians MEDIKAL on their next single funded by us. 


Third Runner Up

  • Radio & TV interviews.
  • 2x Standard tickets to Afrochella.
  • One month FREE Studio access to recording facilities from BBNZ Live.

2nd Runner Up

  • Radio & TV Interviews.
  • Proffessional Photography.
  • 2x VIP Tickets to Afrochella.
  • Three months FREE studio access to recording facilities from BBNZ Live.

1st Runner Up

  • Radio & TV Interviews.
  • Proffessional Photography.
  • A proffessionally shot music video.
  • Opening act for Afrochella Festival.
  • Single & video premiere launch at Onyx Night Club.
  • Proffessionally mixed, recorded & produced single featuring Medikal.
  • Five months FREE studio access to recording facilities from BBNZ Live.
  • Artist gets % of royalities and publishing on all digital streaming platforms. 
  • Three month audio & video PR Campaign in Ghana, Nigeria & South Africa on radio, TV & online platforms. Including the likes of renowned platforms such as MTV Base, Trace Naija, Soundcity etc.

Bonus Prizes

Each musician registered onto our workshop is eligible to a 10% discount OFF their music videos from December 1st 2019 to December 31st 2020. *Terms & Conditions apply*

Course Fee

For the three day workshop the fee is 500 GHC. 

Applicants can register for FREE and once your application has been reviewed and you are shortlisted, then you will be sent an invoice and instructed on how to make payment.

Guest Instructors 

  • Richie Mensah - CEO of Lynx Ghana.
  • Efya - Award winning singer & songwriter.
  • Antoine Mensah - Radio Host + Aftown Music Head Of Marketing

Guest Speakers

Stonebwoy - 45 time award artist, with a Grammy nomination under his belt. Stonebwoy, well known for his infectious blend of Reggae/Afrobeats & Dancehall sound will be a special guest speaker at our Youngtrepreneurs music and business workshop.

Course Details 

Day 1

  • Music Theory.
  • How to get gigs.
  • Artist + Contracts. 
  • Finding the right melodies.
  • How to brand yourself as an artist.
  • Building Multiple Revenue Streams
  • Presenting Yourself: Business Posture
  • Setting Goals and Building a Plan
  • Networking and Strategic Partnership
  • Understanding Public Relations

Day 2

  • Songwriting.
  • Vocal Training.
  • Finding the right team.
  • Dealing with set-backs.
  • Performance coaching.
  • Career Opportunities in the Music Industry
  • To provide practical ideas and insider tips on production, promotion, and performance.

Day 3

  • Media training.
  • How to use Aftown music app.
  • Branding and Online Music Distribution
  • How to make money online with your music.
  • Talent show - all musicians will perform in front of our guest judges, where three winners will be chosen.

And many more topics to be announced. 

Extra Information

  • Breakfast & Lunch will be provided on each day.
  • Notepads & Pens will be provided for each candidate. 
  • Each participant will be awarded a certificate accredited by MUSIGA and signed by the president Bessa Simmons. 
  • Applicants registered onto MUSIGA get 100 GHC off their application. With proof provided. 

Entry Requirements

You must fulfil this criteria:

  • Between ages 18-35 years old.
  • Must have musical catalogue to submit for entry. 
  • Must be at a BEGINNER or intermediate level. This is NOT for experienced musicians. 
  • Applicants outside of Ghana can apply, but must be available during workshop dates stated.

Applications close November 30th 2019. Good luck !

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