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Success Beyond The Score

Thank you so much for checking out my Podcast 'Success Beyond The Score'.  I started this to help those who ask me how to build their music career.  When I was 39 I decided it was time to give my music one last push.  3 years after I made the step.  Today I'm proud to say I did transition my music hobby into a full time music business with accolades and achievements and this Podcast is to help you with your journey.  

Nov 22, 2021

I am happy to have you back for another episode of Success Beyond The Score. This time, we are going straight to the main topic of the whole podcast: the business side of music.

Just before I kick off, I want to let you know I have a new gift just for you. It’s called ‘10 Reasons Why They Will Pay You Before Gig Day!’ If you have tried to get paid in advance and it’s not worked then check out this list of 10 things your customers consider before they pay you in advance, it will help you to understand what you should put in place to make it possible for you get paid before you hit the stage! The link is

Now back to the main topic of today’s episode. the business side of music. It is an essential part of the journey to becoming a professional musician that intimidates many emerging artists, but it doesn't have to be that way!

Let my brilliant guests tell you all about it; we are going to talk about record labels, contracts, finances, networking, training and education, from their experience and without keeping any secrets. We have a full house today as well, so let's welcome Ruby Turner, Dan Whitehouse, Anna Brooks, Abigail Kelly, Louise Dengate, and Tony Bean.

This interview was recorded through Zoom due to COVID-19 lockdown still easing, so you might perceive a slight change of audio quality between the introduction and the show. But don't worry because the content is stella!

0.00 Introduction

02.46 Ruby Turner MBE -singer-songwriter, US R&B number 1 chart hit and actress.

15.45 Dan Whitehouse – acclaimed composer and songwriter currently signed with Reveal Records.

24.10 Anna Brooks – international touring saxophonist, recording artiste, arranger and director.

30.43 Abigail Kelly - an award winning international operatic soprano & Ambassador for the National Touring Opera.

36.19 Louise Dengate - music agency director, choir director & vocal coach

41.27 Tony Bean - CEO and founder of 5AM Records. International Artiste Developer, Songwriter and Record Producer

50.18 Wrap up (Details about Millicent's Podcast 'Success Beyond The Score'; her online community for women in music called 'Time For My Music'; Millicent's free E-Booklet 'Revealed 25 Secrets of the Successful Gigging Musician, Singer, Rapper and Spoken Word Artiste', and more).