Apple Launches Free Virtual Music Series in London


From 2–29 August 2021, Apple is hosting free virtual sessions in music and radio production, guided by some of the industry experts – Celeste, MS Banks, Charlie Sloth, Fred again.. + see below for more.

These sessions are part of Today at Apple Creative Studios London programme, supported by the Mayor of London. More details below.

Today at Apple – Creative Studios London

Centred around music and radio production for young Londoners lacking in opportunity in communities underrepresented in the industry. Today at Apple Creative Studios London, delivered in partnership with City Hall, aims to enable young Londoners to “unlock their creativity” within their communities. Throughout a four-week period, the full-time programme will offer hands-on experience in professional studio settings and mentorship from renowned artists in the radio and music industries.

The programme starts during the school holidays and partners with youth-led radio station Reprezent 107.3FM in Brixton for those aged between 18-24 and Spotlight, a creative arts youth service based in Tower Hamlets, for those aged 16-25. The programme will provide career-building mentorship, access to creative resources and professional industry skills training.

Music Programme with Spotlight (cohort of 8) – feature op*
Write and record their own track in a professional studio environment with the chance to get it played on Brixton radio station Reprezent 107.3FM. With direct exposure to the industry and leading artists, participants will take their writing, production and promotion skills to a new level.

Radio Programme with Reprezent (cohort of 10)- feature op*
Produce and present their own radio show to feature live on Reprezent 107.3FM over the August bank holiday weekend. Participants will discover what broadcasting is like from the inside, from producing audio features to setting up collaborations and promoting their own show.

Virtual Sessions (open to public)
Weekly virtual sessions in music and radio production, guided by some of the industry’s leading names. You’ll discover new skills and pro tips, and get creative inspiration in songwriting, producing, broadcasting, interviewing and more. Part of Today at Apple Creative Studios London, supported by the Mayor of London.

Talent involved; Celeste, Fred again, Ms Banks, Charlie Sloth, Matt Wilkinson, Rebecca Judd, Karen Poole, Dotty, Melle Brown, Nile Rodgers, Jay McGregor and more.

Learn from industry experts with free virtual sessions – Today at Apple Creative Studios London

August 2nd, 2:00pm-3:00pm BST
Making Tracks with Ms Banks

August 4th, 3:15pm-4:15pm BST
Meet the Producer with Fred again..& Kamille

August 9th, 11:30am-12:30am BST
Behind the Booth with Charlie Sloth

August 10th, 3:15pm -4:15pm BST
Writing Songs with Becky Hill & Karen Poole

August 12th, 11:15am-12:15pm BST
Interview Essentials with Rebecca Judd

August 18th, 4:00pm-5:00pm BST
The Power of Radio with Matt Wilkinson

August 20th, 4:00pm-5:00pm BST
In Conversation with Celeste