Welcome to YCAT’s 21cMusician toolkit: a series of interviews, tutorials, videos, blogs and live events, each with a different monthly focus, to help kickstart your career as a musician.

1. Event: CV and biography coaching with Marion Friend 

2. Mini masterclass video: Kaupo Kikkas on the perfect publicity video 

3. Online tutorial: Mastering your materials with iCadenza 

4. Blog: Fine-tune your biography with our top ten tips

Ensure that your CV and biography stand out for the right reasons!

Marion Friend leads an interactive coaching session covering topics including: 

  • Tailoring your materials to each opportunity
  • The key areas to include in your CV and biography and their relevance
  • What is less important to include
  • How to structure your CV and biography effectively
  • Constructing a covering letter for your application

When: Tuesday 4 May, 11-1 pm UK time

Where: Zoom 

Cost: Free!

Find out more and register

A four minute guide to music and artist photography from award-winning Estonian photographer and visual artist Kaupo Kikkas.

Get first-hand advice from Kaupo on capturing the perfect artist portrait on any budget, and have a sneak peek of his breathtaking work.

Mastering your materials

21cMusician online micro-course in partnership with iCadenza

YCAT is delighted to share an exclusive online microcourse by professional coach Lisa Husseini; created for iCadenza and available for a limited time in our 21cMusician toolkit. With a downloadable workbook, this is an informative and practical guide to making your CV and resume shine.

Blog pick of the week:

Fine-tune your biography with our top ten tips

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