Music Network presents: Optimising your Video with Simon Peter King

Music Network presents: Optimising your Video with Simon Peter King

Monday, 14 December 2020, 11.00am

Music Network presents Taking Charge of your Performance Career 2020: Performing Online, a series of five free interactive web seminars for professional musicians, 10th–16th December. With four webinars and one panel discussion, this free professional development course aims to help musicians develop important skills for showcasing their work online. This is the second instalment of Music Network’s Taking Charge of your Performance Career series this year, and follows on from 8 seminars which took place in April and May. This training is just one of a number of ways in which Music Network has supported musicians during 2020.

Delivered by international industry professionals, the course will offer relevant and up-to-date advice in the areas of planning online performances, optimising your audio and video output, choosing the right platform, and extending your online practice. Each online session will comprise a 60 minute presentation followed by Q&A with participants. Registration is essential to participate in the sessions. To register your spot visit:

Speaking from his studio in Shropshire, UK, jazz musician and audio visual producer Simon Peter King will offer practical advice and demonstrations on how to optimise the video content of online performances. Part of Taking Charge of your Performance Career: Performing Online 2020.

Complementing the previous session ‘Optimising your Audio’, Simon’s talk will offer tips and advice on issues such as aesthetics, camera angles, lighting, background, choice of venue, suitable equipment, and video editing programmes. The session will include a live demo using video editing software Premier Pro.

Seminar is free, advance registration required.

See the full list of online seminars below:

10th December 2pm – Performing Online: An Overview with Lisa Occhino:
11th December 2pm – Optimising your Audio with Mairéad O’Reilly:
14th December 11am – Optimising your Video with Simon Peter King:
15th December 11am – Choosing Your Platform with David Taylor:
16th December 11am – Extending your Practice Online with Liz Doherty, Xenia Pestova Bennett and Gwendolyn Masin:

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