Delivered in collaboration with LIMF Academy, with support from Culture Liverpool/SIF.
Now coming up to its ninth year, Liverpool Philharmonic Music Industry Careers Fest is a highlight in the Liverpool Philharmonic calendar, and is the largest music careers event in the city.
Created exclusively for young people aged 14-21, who are considering a career in music, together with LIMF Academy we host some of the brightest music from Liverpool and the UK.
In a series of interactive workshops and demonstrations, industry experts cover everything you want to know about working in the music industry. Previous speakers have included Spotify, Meta, Sentric, LIPA, RNCM, University of Liverpool, Help Musicians, Warner Chapell, local promoters and industry leaders, as well as a wider range of professional artists from all style of performance.
On the same day, the iconic Liverpool Philharmonic Hall hosts a Music Careers Marketplace, giving you the opportunity to meet and talk to representatives from leading music organisations, employers and higher education institutions from across the UK. Stall holders will also host Career Surgery Sessions throughout the day, giving you the opportunity to gain advice from industry professionals.
Marketplace stall holders have in the past included Royal Northern College of Music, AdLib, LIPA, University of Liverpool, The Ivors Academy, SAE, Jazz North, City of Liverpool College and many more.
Whether you are interested in performing, composing, song writing, sound engineering, technical and production, recording, management, music education or creative health, Careers Fest has something for you.
Feedback from previous CareersFest attendees:
‘The talks from people working in the industry really inspired me to believe I could have a job or career in music’.
‘The professional musicians gave some great insight into my future career’
‘We all had an open discussion about the different careers in music and the music industry in general, which was helpful in understanding what people are like in the industry, and some general feel of what it’s like’
‘I had the opportunity to talk to people from my dream university’
‘The Careers Marketplace was absolutely AMAZING!! Everyone was so passionate about what they do, and very encouraging’