The Music Works: Talent Development Fund 2020
The Music Works are the only talent development and community music provider in the county that offers support in diverse genres of music (i.e Hip Hop, R’n’B, Alternative, Grime).
The mission is to transform lives through music – specialists in working with young people in challenging circumstances to help them reach their full potential in music, in learning, and in life.
2020 – 2021:
The UPSURGE Talent Development Programme supports local emerging musicians, artists, producers, and engineers between 18-30, from disadvantaged backgrounds to advance their musical career.
UPSURGE will work with 18-30 year old Gloucestershire based emerging and talented musicians, artists, producers, and engineers from diverse backgrounds who are at the beginning of their career. Creators will be supported in genres such as; Rap, Hip Hop, R’n’B, Soul, Grime, Alternative and other diverse genres. Creators will have the potential to progress to a career in music and be in a position to advance their musical and technical skills to a professional level with support from the UPSURGE programme through mentoring and skills development.