City of Port Phillip

The Door's Open


For the second year running, City of Port Phillip organisations working with or for musicians open their doors to the public. On offer are free workshops and masterclasses on everything from audio engineering to live stage set ups, exporting and music business.

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There is a disproportionately low number of women working as recording engineers, mixers and music producers. Simon Moro will share his knowledge and help women get an advantage as well as gain confidence in their pursuit of a career in music production.

SAE Live Music Recording Workshop

SAE Creative Media Institute are opening their doors for a full day live music workshop in their state-of-the-art Melbourne Campus. Join SAE’s Tim Dalton for this hands on workshop including a live performance. Audio engineers, wannabe engineers and bands are encouraged to attend this practical, informative and fun session. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in every aspect– from bump in to recording and everything in between.

Arts Law

Senior Solicitor Suzanne Derry presents the top ten things every musician should know before they write, perform, produce and release their music.

One-on-one legal appointments at: 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm.

To book email or call (02) 9356 2566/1800 221 457 and specify your preferred timeslot.

Presented by:  Arts Law Centre of Australia, in partnership with Music Victoria

Sounds Australia: Exporting in 2017 and Beyond

A lot has changed since SOUNDS AUSTRALIA was first established to support Australian artists and industry at international showcase and conference events. If you’ve exported before or are looking to for the first time, this masterclass will provide a comprehensive update on the latest opportunities, trends and changes taking place with export platforms around the world.

What Makes a Great Mix?

This workshop will cover the techniques and tools professional mix engineers use to make their final mixes sound the way they do, and provide participants some insight into how they could improve their own work.


Heading along to Live N Local and The Door's Open on Saturday 19 August? Be sure to stop by some of the incredible music retail and hire businesses in the area and say hi!