2pm Friday 5 February 2021
THE SUCCESSFUL COMPOSER
Looking beyond the notes
PR and marketing expert Naomi Belshaw takes a look at composer identity and offers advice on how, through effective use of PR, marketing, web, social media and networking, you can ensure you become the artist you want to be.
Duration: 120 mins including Q&A session
Free to Welsh and Wales-based music creators
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Email email@example.com to book your place.
Naomi Belshaw is Composer Relations and PR Executive at WildKat PR and also runs Naomi Belshaw Consultancy having previously worked at PRS for Music and PRS Foundation. She is an expert in helping musicians and composers to understand the music industry better.
Naomi has given talks at Trinity Laban, Royal Northern College of Music, University of Cambridge, London Philharmonic Orchestra Young Composer Scheme, University of Surrey, Scottish Music Centre and the London Symphony Orchestra Soundhub Scheme. She has also carried out one-to-one sessions with composers at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival and DadaFest. Before becoming immersed in classical and contemporary music, Naomi studied Archaeology and holds a PhD in Scottish Prehistory.
In her spare time, Naomi plays in a number of orchestras, including Orchestra Vitae and Midsummer Opera Group and also Prog. Rock band ‘The Wood Demons’.
photo: Tony Briggs