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BELIEVE IN MUSIC WEEK CONTENT AVAILABLE UNTIL FEB 28

If you’re a follower of Australian Musician then you’ll know that last week was Believe In Music Week, the virtual version of the NAMM Show. Believe In Music gave everyone the chance to attend a NAMM Show, featuring free sessions, performances and product demos every day on their website. The great news is that the content is still available and will be available free to the public until February 28. There are so many informative sessions on offer that you’d be nuts not to check it out. To whet your appetite, here’s a bunch of random sessions and applicable links. You’ll just need to register for free, then log in to use these links.

From Incubation to Delivery: How to Apply Project Management to Your Music-Related Projects

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Completing a music-related project is a complex endeavour that often encompasses many interdependent tasks. One may subsequently ask how can creatives not only account for all the constraints linked with their projects but also track their progress to completion?

How to improve your sound: The Important Basics of Signal Flow

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This session looks at the important basics of signal flow for music educators; how to effectively improve the quality of your final audio output by balancing each stage of the audio from input to final output, and how the order of audio processors yields different results.

WHAT THE TECH ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?!

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Struggling to keep up with how to use all the technology in your music program? Wondering about MIDI devices, Bluetooth, recording, apps, DAWs, etc?! Then this session is for you! Come learn the need-to-knows of using tech in music programs and see many examples of solutions at all levels.

THE ART OF THE RIDER

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A rider is more than a list of food demands, such as only green M&Ms. It’s a written document specifying every detail a local promoter needs to know to get an artist’s show on stage. It can also spark actionable change in the areas of touring crew wellness, environmental sustainability and inclusion. This session will dig into this topic with tangible takeaways for all levels of touring, including clubs, arenas and festivals.

Australia’s own Glenn Haworth of Haworth Guitars presents The Keys to a Website That Converts

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Want to boost your online sales? Introduce more customers to your products and services? Then don’t miss this exciting session from an indie retail powerhouse. Glenn Haworth of Haworth Guitars will share proven keys to a website that converts prospects into customers. He’ll cover website messaging, engaging content, call-to-action prompts, navigation, payment options, building trust and more. If you’re looking to rapidly grow your sales and online presence, don’t miss this session!

Planning Through Tough Times: Figuring Out Your COVID-19 Response

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We all long for our industry to return to as it was before the pandemic. While some activities have resumed, there’s still much uncertainty about when and how to safely host events as the science around COVID-19 evolves. In this session, Performance Safety Consultant Janet Sellery will provide insight on how event producers of all stripes can develop a plan that meets their unique needs, challenges, opportunities and jurisdictional requirements.

Yoga for All Musicians

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During this session, the Yoga for All Musicians team will guide attendees through practices to keep our bodies and mind healthy. We will explore yoga techniques, such as physical movement, meditation, and breathwork, to address performance anxiety, repetitive motion injuries, and consistently showing up as our best selves. These will be applicable to performers, educators, and anybody in the music industry seeking more body awareness and stress management.

HOW TO GET YOUR SONGS INTO FILMS

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Award-winning multi-hyphenate film and music industry creators Anastasia Brown, Haroula Rose and Michael Turner share their various journeys in these worlds, with personal anecdotes and stories about various films and series, as well as pro advice for musicians, filmmakers and songwriters alike.

MAKIN MONEY MAKIN MUSIC

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Find out where the earning potential is for making music in 2021. This session will be led by 45-year music industry veteran and longtime NAMM favorite Jay Warsinske.

WHY YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ISN’T WORKING … YET

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Right now, algorithms on social media platforms are likely preventing you from reaching more people. And simply paying for ads and boosting posts isn’t necessarily the answer. Join Dan Shinder of Social Media on Steroids and Drum Talk TV for this fast-moving session, and get proven tips to reach more of your audience on Facebook and Instagram. Find out how to open the valve and get your quality content in front of the people you want to see it.