16th Productions Limited "My Main Stage" Music Production Pilot Programme

Introduction

"My Main Stage" Music Production Pilot Program will go to different tertiary education institutes in 2019/20 school year to look for young talents who aim to start their career in the music industry. From a series of workshops, master classes, production coaching and performances, students from different majors can all become music professionals!

|Tutors Line-up|
Overseas tutors: Mark Batson、Mr. PayAttention
Local Tutors:CHIU Tsang-hei, Eric KWOK, Anthony LUN and more

Target Participants Tertiary students of all majors interested in professional music production
Language Mainly conducted in Cantonese
Project Period Four phases over eleven months (September 2019 to July 2020)
Quota 20 groups
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Phase 1

September - December 2019

Touring Performances and Talks at Tertiary Institutes

10 performances and talks will be held in tertiary institutes. Experienced music producer Mr. CHIU Tsang-hei will talk about the changes of local music industry in the last 30 years, together with independent music professional sharing his/her home-made professional music.

Date Time Venue
20/9/2019 (Fri) 1:30pm Sun Yat-sen Place, The University of Hong Kong
30/10/2019 (Wed) 1pm 1/F Auditorium, Shek Mun Campus, College of International Education, Hong Kong Baptist University
(8 On Muk Street, Shatin)
6/11/2019 (Wed) 12nn Skylight, Lingnan University
8/11/2019 (Fri) 12nn Multipurpose Platform, Foyer, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
3/12/2019 (Tue) 2:30pm B1-G/F-19&20 (Music Classroom, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts), Tai Po Campus, The Education University of Hong Kong

Each touring performance and talk lasts approximately 1 hour.
Details of other sessions will be announced soon.

Audition

January 2020

Experienced music professionals CHIU Tsang-hei, Eric KWOK, Anthony LUN and other judges will select 20 groups of students in 3 sessions of audition to enter the programme.

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Phase 2

February to April 2020

Music Production Workshops and Master Classes

Participants will partake in 12 sessions of master classes and workshops given by well-known local and overseas music professionals.

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Phase 3

May to June 2020

Production Workshops, Sharing at Secondary Schools, Community Performances

Participants will partake in production workshops, sharing at 6 secondary schools and 4 community performances and be prepared for the final performances.

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Phase 4

July 2020

Finale Performance

20 songs by the 20 groups of music professionals will be showcased.

Date Time Venue
3/7/2020 (Fri) To be confirmed Cultural Activities Hall, Sha Tin Town Hall
4/7/2020 (Sat) To be confirmed
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Application and Fee

For tertiary students who are interested, please fill in the online application forms below after reading the application notes, and submit at least one original/rearranged work for screening purpose. (Previous original works will also be accepted) #

Application form: link


                                                                                                                                                         
Application Deadline23:59 on 22/12/2019
Screening and InterviewJanuary 2020*

# All submitted works must include original elements. Plagiarism or impersonation is strictly prohibited. For rearranged work, please state clearly when submitting,e.g. music rearrangement, MV re-editing, derivative work, etc. Please also provide the name of the original work(s).

* Interview will be arranged for selected applicants. Details will be announced later.

|Application Notes|

1. Selected participants will need to commit for the whole project and attend all events of the project.

2. The fee for the whole project is HK$600 per head, members of band or group will be charged individually. The fee is non-refundable, and will be collected after the briefing session.

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Presenter

16th Productions Limited

Established in 2016, the main purpose of 16th Productions Limited is to promote music and creativity among youngsters.

By providing professional guidance and interesting means of creating original music to young talents, 16th Productions Limited aims to open up a path for youngsters to know more about the music industry in Hong Kong and thus make entering the music industry as a career option for them.

16th Productions Limited has obtained funding from the Enhancing Self-Reliance Through District Partnership Programme of the Home Affairs Department in 2019.

Facebook page of 16th Productions Limited
https://www.facebook.com/mymainstage/

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Enquiries

Programme Enquiries:

6330 9999 (16th Productions Limited)

Email:

info@16productions.com

The presenter reserves the right to substitute tutors, speakers and performers and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.
Programme content does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.