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B-SIDE SESSION: Diversifying Your Music Career

FREE EVENT! TUESDAY, OCT. 22nd, 2019 // 7pm-8:30pm Third Coast Recording Company // Grand Haven, MI RSVP by grabbing a free ticket online. Slots still available at the door as well.

GET EMPOWERED to rock your music career. Learn about how you can take control over your career as an independent musician. Join us for b-side session 2 out of a series of 8.


SHERIDAN TONGUE Sheridan has scored some of UK television’s most prestigious drama series such as Spooks, Silent Witness, and Sea Of Souls, and most memorable documentaries, such as BAFTA winner Wounded (BBC), the lavish natural history series Atlas 4D and Stephen Hawking’s Universe, (both for Discovery). A BAFTA nominated TV & Film Music Composer, Sheridan also has wide experience working in advertising, having written music to accompany global campaigns for a number of major clients including Nissan, Coca Cola and LG, and has also worked as a remixer and orchestral arranger for pop artists such as Erykah Badu, Blur, and Robert Plant. Composer of music for both Wonders of the Solar System and the follow-up series Wonders Of The Universe, Sheridan has also scored all series of DCI Banks for Left Bank Pictures/ITV, and the more recent series of the popular BBC1 crime drama series Silent Witness staring Emilia Fox which continues to draw huge audiences. Sheridan splits his time between Grand Haven, MI and London, England.

PAUL KWANT ABig Rapids native, has been working for Ferris since 2003. He currently serves as the Music and Entertainment Business Program Director and is the current President-elect of the National Society for Experiential Education, and serves on the Strategic Planning and Resource Council (SPARC) for Ferris State University.

KEVIN KOZEL Alongside being an engineer at Third Coast, Kevin is known as one of the most influential guitar players in the state. With 12 years experience under his belt, he's proficiently fluent in guitar and bass. He's been on the road with bands like Death By Dancing, a Electronic/Dance band that gained attention locally, abroad, and has shared the stage with such bands as Seether, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Mindless Self Indulgence and Finger Eleven.

SCOTT PELLEGROM Scott Pellegrom has become one of the leading innovators for the next generation of drumming. Since performing live at the age of five, he has transformed from a natural born rhythmist to an international performer and clinician. Scott is a multiple-time industry award winner and a Top Four Finalist in the Guitar Center Drum-Off, the largest drum competition in the world. He has been nominated as the best up-and-coming player in Modern Drummer and listed as one of the top music educators in the world. In his career, Scott has educated in hundreds of clinics and assemblies, developed signature products for Dream Cymbals, produced an album with his band, SP3, and has racked up over 10,000 hours of practice behind the drums.

*** PARTNERS FOR THIS EVENT: Third Coast Recording Company Crooked Tree Creative

Parking for this event is across the street in the KofC parking lot. *** This event is made possible by Michigan Music Alliance This session series is geared towards musicians of all ages who are interested in furthering their career in the music industry. The goal of these sessions is to give these artists concrete information to navigate the more daunting aspects of being a self-employed career musician.

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My nephew wants to become a Musician. He 17 years old and working as a DJ in a club. He performs with bands also as a guitarist. He composed some songs also. He is so passionate about music. He learned musical instruments online through paid courses from his pocket money. ArtistWorks is the platform where he took a lot of different courses by using artistworks coupon. He needs some career counseling in this field to grow further.

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