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Whether you are interested in writing your own music, singing in a band or becoming a music DJ, we have some advice here which may help you. Choose from the selection below and keep coming back to the site to see what new inside information we've got for you.

 

Adil Ray

Getting Started
A career in music isn't just for pop singers, there are plenty of other ways to pursue your passion.

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Mary Hammond with a performer

Musical Theatre
Get some expert musical theatre advice from our exclusive 'Joseph' workshop clips.

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Paul Moessl

New Composer Finalist
Get some tips on creating memorable scores from New Composer finalist Paul Moessl.

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Patrick Jean-Paul-Denis

Stretch Your Vocals
Top vocal coach, Patrick Jean-Paul-Denis, explains how to get the best out of your singing talent.

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Alastair Fothergill

Alastair Fothergill
Meet Alastair who has set a new standard in the making of natural history programmes.

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George Fenton
The 'Deep Blue' composer talks about scoring music for films and conducting an orchestra.

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Nitin Sawhney

Nitin Sawhney
Nitin shares his experiences of composing for the BBC programme 'Natural World'.

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Albert Square, EastEnders

Half Minute Melodies
Find out the story behind some of the best known TV theme tunes from the composers themselves.

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Murray Gold

Make Some Music
Music composer Murray Gold talks about creating music for TV and film and his work on Dr Who.

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Ty Unwin

Ty Unwin
Ty is a composer and here he offers six golden rules for composing music for television.

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Laurence Aston

Laurence Aston
Meet Laurence Aston who offers advice on music copyright and presenting and packaging your work.

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Nicky Bignell

Nicky Bignell
Nicky works in the BBC and one of her jobs is to commission composers to write new music.

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Young man playing guitar

Stand Out
Advice on how to make your new band stand out from all the competition and get noticed.

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Wedzerai Zvirevo

African Connection
As part of the BBC's One Africa season New Talent ran a series of African music masterclasses.

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Paul Gladstone-Reid

Composers
Two of the UK's best known young composers, share their thoughts on creating a music score.

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Seani B

DJ Tips
1Xtra's weekend DJ, Seani B, dishes out his top five technical tips for creating great mixes.

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