Concept I Programme Design
OPEN SAUCE is a creative educational brand aimed at inspiring and supporting the next generation of music creators and industry professionals towards sustainable careers and further opportunities by learning from top figures in the music industry.
In 2022, OPEN SAUCE was launched with a music conference which covered subjects including artistic liberation and execution, independence, funding, utilising data, Web 3.0, networking and mental well-being amongst others, with some of the best minds and organisations in the business attending and sharing their insights and connecting with the attendees in an impactful way. Speakers included Sarah Stennett (CEO, First Access Entertainment), Rob Swerdlow (Director, Starwood Management), Bryan Johnson (Head of Artist & Industry Partnerships International, Spotify), Låpsley, Red Rum Club, Despa Robinson (Founder and CEO, BE83 Music Group) plus many more. The event has been organised by the team behind LIMF Academy.
In 2023, funded by Talent Match, OPEN SAUCE: NEXT GEN MUSIC BOSS was a programme that focused on developing the next generation of creative music industry professionals via masterclasses led by top industry professionals and application of the students learning to a LIVE project. Working with 12 unemployed young adults, all received the training with 3 of the group going on to have paid work experience with leading music organisations.