SOUNDS LIKE H&F: Calling all young musicians who want a career

Looking for the next step in your musical career? If so, Sounds like Hammersmith & Fulham could be your jam.

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Looking for the next step in your musical career? If so, our intensive artist development programme Sounds like Hammersmith & Fulham could be your jam.

From improving your technical and recording skills, to perfecting your image while learning from some of the industry’s best, now’s your chance to hone your talents and develop as an artist.

Applications open Wednesday 12 October for young creatives, aged 18-25, working in music or the visual arts, and who live in H&F.

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Learn from the big names

Outside of this 10-month development programme, Sounds Like H&F also includes a series of free masterclasses, open to all.

“We’re determined to support young, aspiring and talented musicians across H&F as they develop their skills,” said Cllr Trey Campbell-Simon, H&F’s Lead Councillor for Youth Advancement.

“Sounds like H&F is helping us build strong local connections and empower the next generation of young talented musicians.”

These public talks and workshops will feature industry pioneers and influential creatives including musician Mykki Blanco, film composer Seb Gainsborough, Warp Records musician Gaika, co-founder of the Manchester Collective Rakhi Singh, and Spike Art Magazine editor Dean Kissick.

To book your free ticket for these events, visit HQI’s programme webpage.

The entire programme has been created by local artist development and non-profit the HQI Foundation, in partnership with H&F, to springboard musicians and artists into the creative industries.

“We are thrilled HQI has been selected to deliver the 18-25 phase and can’t wait to meet all those brilliant young artists we know are out there," added Muz Azar, Director of HQI Foundation.

Sounds like H&F

Sounds like H&F has been designed to kickstart a 10-year arts plan aimed at developing the next generation of musical talent in the borough.

The programme is a music project launched by H&F Council after winning a London Borough of Culture Award, part of the Mayor of London’s London Borough of Culture programme.

To find out more about the programme’s history, visit the What is Sounds like H&F? page.

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