Producer and artist Eve Horne launches ‘Unheard’ International Women’s Day event

Producer, artist and Peak Music founder, Eve Horne, is hosting a day of panels, Q&As and seminars with some fo the industry’s top studio professionals to coincide with International Women’s Day (March 8).

The virtual event will see acclaimed producers and engineers, including Mandy Parnell, Manon Grandjean, Piper Payne, Steve Baughman and Tony Jack Mantz deliver a range of sessions in which they will share their industry experiences and discuss everything from gender diversity to mental wellbeing.

To sign up, simply select the sessions you wish to attend and then the day via the Eventbrite online event page. 

The event programme is as follows:

13:30 – 15:45 : Industry Insight with Mel Uye Parker
Real stories & Industry advice from talented women who love music, tech, film and everything in between. 

16:30 – 18:00: Interview with Manon Grandjean
Horne will be chatting to Manon Grandjean about her audio journey and any obstacles she might have faced in her career so far. 

20:00 – 21:00: Tony Mantz & Piper Payne
Mastering engineer, mentor and speaker Tony Jack Mantz will be chatting to Piper Payne about her audio journey. They will be discussing the audio industry and what we can do to make positive change promote equality.

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21:15 – 22:15: Steve Baughman Panel
Steve “Steve B” Baughman will be chatting to some up-coming female artists about their journey so far in the industry, any obstacles they have faced and how they manage their careers.

22:30 – End of day: Mandy Parnell interviews Bishi and Piper Payne
The legendary Mandy Parnell will be closing the day with the multitalented Bishi and and fellow mastering engineer Piper Payne about mental health and wellbeing. They will also be highlighting studio etiquette and the important role we all play in the future of our young and upcoming women in audio.

Meanwhile, Horne is running a t-shirt campaign across social media, in which she is looking to find 1,000 women to wear an ‘Unheard’ t-shirt. One 100 women have taken part, she will publish a photo book entitled The Stories Of The Unheard, detailing the stories of each of the women pictured. 

Horne stated: “Calling all who identify as femxle! I need your support. Please help me raise awareness for the equality of women in the music industry. We are slowly rising in the right direction but there is still a long way to go and I am on a mission to do my part to change that for the better, so please join me.”

For more information and to get involved, visit WWW.PEAKMUSIC.UK.

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