You will work alongside industry professionals; Julie Thompson and Dr Paul Francis at the incredible Blueprint Studio, used by some of the biggest names in music! You will have the opportunity to fulfil different roles within the session including top liner, composer and session player. Along with our industry professionals you will compose and produce a song. This will give you a chance to experience what our degrees have to offer and our links to industry.
Julie Thompson is an artist, songwriter and vocal producer. During her twenty year career she has collaborated with many top international artists, developed young artists for major labels, written two solo albums, performed on some of the worlds biggest stages and featured on countless releases including a Grammy nominated album.
Dr Paul Francis combines a performance career as a freelance musician, performer, composer, and producer with a career in Higher Education. Paul’s notable achievements include both stage and studio sessions with musicians whose credits include; BB king, Ray Charles, BBC Big Band, Amy Winehouse, Corinne Bailey Rae and many others. Paul has also featured in stage, TV and motion picture productions including ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’,’Blues in the Night’ and ‘The Boys of County Clare’.