The Living End's Chris Cheney and more are joining The Melbourne Sessions

An Exclusive Songwriting Masterclass

APRA AMCOS and Creative Victoria's upcoming music masterclass The Melbourne Sessions has already sold out of all its early-bird tickets, and now a whole host of experienced names have been added to its very knowledgeable roster.

Appearing alongside the already expansive knowledge base are the likes of Chris Cheney of The Living End, multi-instrumentalist and electronic producer Beatrice Lewis, songwriter Laura Jean, composition veterans Bryony Marks and Miriama Young (also an experienced sound artist), as well as Tracy McNeil and Luke Sinclair who are bringing a more alt-country flavoured angle to the communal musical table. 

 

The idea behind the inagural one-day event of masterclasses, workshops and speakers is to foster professional development and provide networking oppurtunities for those in the industry looking to branch out of their current workflow and mindset, or even just to solidify their current path. Program hosts, Creative Victoria via the Victorian Government and APRA AMCOS, hope that it will give ticketholders plenty of insight from those who have been at their game for years.

 

With already announced special guests such as Warryn Campbell (Grammy-award winning writer/producer/executive for the likes of Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Missy Elliot among others), Shungudzo, and Harvey Miller of Client Liason, the roster is now set to convey to participants an even greater wealth of ideas on how to tackle their craft from different angles they may not have considered before. The breadth of experienced speakers and the wide array of styles, genres and fields represented will most certainly provide plenty of information to anyone lucky enough to snag a ticket to the day. 

 

The full list of guest speakers has now been updated below:

 

NEWLY ADDED ARTISTS:

Beatrice Lewis
Bryony Marks
Chris Cheney (The Living End)
Laura Jean
Luke Sinclair & Tracy McNeil
Miriama Young

 

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED SPEAKERS & ARTISTS:
In Conversation

Warryn Campbell (USA)

 

Masterclasses
Adalita
Anna Laverty
Ben Abraham
Cezary Skubiszewski
Jared Underwood
Shungudzo (USA/ZIMBABWE)

 

Workshops
Ainslie Wills
Alice Ivy
Benny Walker
Dallas Frasca
Greg Walker
Harvey Miller (Client Liaison)
Jae Laffer
Jake Mason (Cookin’ On 3 Burners)
Joel Quartermain
Joelistics
Kevin Mitchell
Lady Lash
MSquared
Olympia

 

To pick up your tickets the event running between between 9am-8pm on Friday July 6, or for further information and details head to the official website here. Read our Gear Rundown on Chris Cheney here.

 

Image via Kerry Kissell.

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