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Apply now for our new WIRED music tech club!


If you are or you know a girl* aged 11-18, now’s the time to apply for our new WIRED music technology club. We’re offering 12 weeks of free, fun, hands-on workshops at Leeds Beckett University, starting this autumn.

Using the real-life studio equipment and music technology programs provided by Leeds Beckett University, you’ll have the chance to:

• Write and record your own songs in a recording studio
• Learn to use a mixing desk
• Use computer software to create and edit music
• Set up and use different microphones
• Create sound for film – make sound FX and record dialogue
• Try field recording
• Learn about careers in the music tech industry

It doesn’t matter if you’ve never tried any of the above things before and you don’t need to know how to play a musical instrument either. The sessions are led by Jessica Blaise Ward, Sarah Stead and Sophie Cooper, all local women musicians with experience of helping young people learn in a fun and friendly way.

The first WIRED club starts on Wednesday 18 September and takes place every Wednesday (except for 30 October) until 11 December, from 6-7.30pm. All sessions are FREE to attend, although as places are limited, we do ask that you commit to attending the full 12 weeks of the club. If you would like to join but worry about the cost of travelling to Leeds Beckett University, we have some funding available to help, so please get in touch.

To get a place at WIRED club, you’ll need to fill out and return the application form, which you can download here: WIRED application form

Please help us spread the word about WIRED so it reaches as many people as possible. Here’s the flyer you can share: WIRED flyer

If you have any more questions about WIRED, please feel free to get in touch by emailing or calling 01484 473995.

*We welcome all girls, young women and non-binary people aged 11-18 years old

WIRED is supported by Youth Music using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England; ISME (International Society for Music Education); Music for All; and Kirklees Council via the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool. WIRED is delivered in partnership with Leeds Beckett University and University College Doncaster.