Sounding the Feminists to Host Workshop on Writing About Music

Participation in the workshop can now be booked online.

Sounding the Feminists to Host Workshop on Writing About Music

Speakers include Niall Byrne, Michael Dervan, Melanie Lynch, Helen Shaw, Danielle Sofer and Toner Quinn. Workshop will cover the principals of music writing through print, digital, academia, radio and podcasts.

Sounding the Feminists has announced a free workshop on writing about music taking place at IMRO in Dublin on 18 October.

‘Pitch Perfect: Write It!’ will explore the principles of writing about music, including how to convey the sound of music with words, connecting with readers when writing about music, and which forms of media will work best for you and your audience. 

The workshop will feature a panel of industry practitioners who will share their expertise on music writing in the areas of print, digital, academia, radio and podcasts. Contributors include Niall Byrne, founder of Nialler9Irish Times classical music reviewer Michael Dervan; Melanie Lynch, Founder and CEO of Herstory; Toner Quinn, editor of the Journal of Music; Helen Shaw, founder and CEO of Athena Media and former MD of RTÉ Radio; and musicologist, media scholar and activist Danielle Sofer. 

The workshop is free of charge, though places must be booked in advance. It is is open to participants of any age and experience level.

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Published on 17 September 2019

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