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Applications open for UD Incubator Programme!

Want to take your artistry to the next level? Our 2023 Incubator Programme, a six month development initiative, is still open to applicants with a deadline of 14th November to apply

The Incubator Programme was created for independent artists with exceptional talent to help facilitate the transition from an educational or vocational training environment towards the commercial market or professional workplace.

Whether you create grime, rap, R&B, jazz, hip-hop or drill, we are always supporting the talent of tomorrow.

Over six months, 10 high-reaching artists are offered life-changing skills development, one-to-one mentoring and access to investment, you’ll also receive specialist input on your repertoire, brand and learn about routes to the market from industry professionals. We will equip participants to succeed in the music industry both in the UK & overseas.

What is the Incubator Programme?

The aim? To develop the creative and business skills for talented, independent musicians emerging in the music industry. A six-month talent and career development opportunity for 10 exceptional independent artists, making music of Black origin.

The course will include:

→ Songwriting sessions

→ Extensive industry bootcamp covering music law, publishing, major and indie labels, distribution, A&R, live music and digital marketing

→ Hot desking and studio access

→ Mentoring by industry professionals

→ Showcasing openings including a chance to perform at The Great Escape

→ Access to financial investment

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