A veteran of the mighty Bellowhead, Artistic Director of the National Youth Folk Ensemble, founder member of the acclaimed instrumental trio LevereMore info
Meet professionals with different stories to tell including Sanj Surati, a creative producer and digital music expert, Bob Heath, a music therapist, accomplished community musician working across the UK and internationally, and Louise Victoria, lead singer and founder member of Bristol-based band We Are Leif. Plus you will be able to learn about behind the scenes of a professional venue and the chance for a music-jam to finish.
This event is one of a series of events commissioned by Wiltshire Music Connect on career opportunities in the music and associated industries.
Louise Victoria moved from London to Bristol in 2015 and has established herself as one of the most original and contemporary voices on the scene, notably with her work as co-leader of original jazz/soul group, We Are Leif.
Bob Heath has been resident music therapist at Wiltshire Music Centre for over 15 years, leading Zone Club, our music making session for learning disabled young adults. He has published work in various books and journals and continues to practice as a therapist in End of Life care and in Community Mental Health settings. Bob is a musician, music therapist, songwriter and singer, who has written and performed for many years. Releasing a solo album ‘Skinny Ghosts’ in 2014, he formed the band Souls & Shadows as a vehicle for performing his own material as well as some of the songs created in sessions with him by his clients.
Sanj Surati has been working in digital since 1998 helping businesses engage with consumers in new and exciting ways using technology, and more importantly ensuring they are culturally relevant. Sanj set up the digital agency Tiger Heart to help brands believe in new and emerging technologies. As well as other side projects, Sanj also lectures in music at the University of Westminster, and also at the Leeds College of Music.