Turn Up The Quiet at The SAGE - Coat Rack Records as the Guest Speaker : 24th June 2021

Updated: Jun 30



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Turn Up The Quiet: Young Women's Music-Making

Turn Up The Quiet is a series of workshops exclusively for those who identify as women or non-binary aged 13-18, who would like to learn new musical styles and develop creative ideas. The weekly workshops are open to singers and players of any music type or instrument – all abilities are welcome.

“The staff are amazing and supportive. The creative sessions broaden our thinking and interests.” – Turn Up The Quiet group member

Please contact comusica@sagegateshead.com if you’d like any further information.

Find out more about different pathways in the music industry and gain knowledge, skills and tips on creating new music in your home. Join TUTQ to progress your new creative ideas, whether existing or starting from scratch.

These sessions will consist of DIY (do it yourself) workshops from artists, producers and songwriters who will support you to develop skills, creative ideas and new music. There will also be a series of masterclasses during which visiting female artists will talk about their creative practice, work and experience as professional artists, as well as the opportunity to achieve Bronze Arts Award accreditation

Sessions will take place Thursdays, 5pm – 7pm, Via Zoom.

Sessions are free but ticketed, please book for each session you wish to attend.


"The aim of these sessions are Artist Development and to open up the participants to various areas of work within the creative industry. Also just to let you know that numbers have been slightly up and down this term due to final exams and revision happening, but we have 7 participants that come when they can. Some are also involved with our Both Sides Now residency alongside Brighter Sound and We Make Culture. The next few days of this residency, next month, participants will rehearse and perform for a recorded performance at Sage Gateshead Hall 2, alongside a tech/backstage/sound and lighting workshop with one of the tech team staff."

- Ashleigh Lowes (she/her) | Gender Equality Programme Leader/Project

Sage Gateshead, St. Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE8 2JR | Ashleigh.Lowes@sagegateshead.com| www.sagegateshead.com


"There's 3 more chances to try Turn Up The Quiet; our online workshops for young female & non-binary people aged 13-18. Find inspiring masterclasses from producer Lisa Murphy, safe space label @CoatRackRecords & @PEAKMusicUK1 founder Eve Horne. Thurs 5pm"

THE SAGE, TWITTER https://twitter.com/Sage_Gateshead/status/1405269515869384704