How does Holly Pyle write songs?

Holly Pyle is an American singer, vocal coach, music producer and songwriter with a deep insight on the intimate process of music creation. She was kind enough to make her masterclass in songwriting free to everybody online. In this class, she speaks about her background, her motivation to write songs, the method she follows and what she has in mind during the process.

Emergency on stage!

Anything can happen on stage and, as performers, we must be prepared! However, sometimes things go wrong no matter how hard you think about every possible inconvenience ahead of time. That’s the case of the Taiwanese-Australian violinist star Ray Chen during a concert in Brussels some years ago. Oops!

Millicent’s journey to success

February is Black History Month, which reminded us of the talk Millicent gave for the Active Wellbeing Society last year, during the same occasion. Let’s get inspired together by her journey and the tips she gaves us from her perspective!

Watch The Parliament Discuss Future UK-EU Relations

On Thursday 21st January, representatives from the Musicians Union, the British Film Institute, the British Council and members of the House of Lords had a meeting in which they discussed the new conditions Brexit imposes over the entertainment industry, among other things like why the UK decided not to look into a renewal of participation in the Creative Europe programme.

Carol Kaye: Session Legend Interview

The Snapshots Music and Art Foundation interviewed Carol Kaye in 2013. During the one hour long talk, she opened up and offered invaluable knowledge that turned the conversation into a secret masterclass.

‘Go For Gold’ Jam Session and Vocal Masterclass Higlights

Here it is! Our Cafemnee ‘Go For Gold’ Jam Session and Vocal Masterclass highlights. We had such a good time. Louise Dengate took the vocals through their paces and Noval Smith challenged the instrumentalists. We also had our youngest ever female, Jess, jamming on the piano in no time and our first Spanish Rapper. CheckContinue reading “‘Go For Gold’ Jam Session and Vocal Masterclass Higlights”

Millicent at the BBC

Last night, our Creative Director, Millicent Stephenson was invited to BBC Radio WM to talk about empowering women in music and our workshop this Saturday ‘Going For Gold in 2019’. She was interviewed by Nicola Beckford, TV Presenter and Journalist. The session was also videoed so as soon the footage has been sorted we willContinue reading “Millicent at the BBC”