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Counting the Music Industry: the Gender Gap

Gender inequality is a key issue in the music industry. It is also a topic of wider concern, affecting women across many sectors.

Date/Time: 20 January 2021, 14:00-16:00

Venue: Online

This online event is for all students and graduates who are interested in learning more about gender inequality in the music industry, or who are interested in meeting creative freelancers and music professionals from music and the creative sector in the North East.

During this event you will:

  • hear a presentation from Vick Bain, previously CEO of BASCA, who will draw on her wide experience and her doctoral research on gender inequality in the music industry
  • have the opportunity to engage in a discussion with music creatives about the issues raised by Vick in her presentation.
  • have your questions answered by Vick and the Music Creatives and learn more about their experience as women working in the North East music scene

Panellists include:

  • Jayne Dent, Musician, MeLostMe
  • Claire Dupree, Editor NARC Magazine, NARC TV
  • Emily Jones Senior Producer, Sage Gateshead and Musician
  • Hattie Murdoch, Musician, freelance songwriter and producer
  • Dr Mariam Rezaei, Musician, The Old Police House, Tusk Festival
  • Rianne Thompson, BBC Introducing Tees

To register visit Counting the Music Industry: the Gender Gap