If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
— Maya Angelou

Artistic Management w/ Jan Hellriegel

Friday 10th August      1.30pm - 3.30pm    Waikato Museum

 Photo by Kendal Simich - - Rialto Channel

Photo by Kendal Simich - - Rialto Channel

Jan first came to Warner Music’s attention with her band Cassandra’s Ears, an all-girl indy pop-rock band formed at university in Dunedin, New Zealand. She signed to Warner Music NZ as a solo artist in 1990.
Significantly, she was their first local signing and at the time the first NZ female singer/songwriter to be picked up by a major for a full development deal.

So you are now thinking about recording your music or you have already been in the studio . What now?

The music business is a business and the best way to get ahead is know how it works. Learn the in's and out's of looking after your rights , including copyright law, how the music industry works and where the money flows. Let an experienced industry professional AND a recorded artist fill you in on how everything fits and how you can use this information to get ahead.  

If you are going to write, record and release music then this workshop is for you.


Spaces are limited $15.00

DJing Workshop with Nicola Tims

Sunday 5th August      1.30pm - 3.30pm      Meteor Theatre
( this workshop is part of 'E Kō! (Hey Girl! )



Nicola is a Hamiltonian, born and bred, and started DJing from the comforts of her home as a bedroom DJ. Her self-taught start, coupled with mentorship from some of Hamilton's finest DJ's, has helped her progress to play at a wide range of venues across the Waikato and Auckland regions. She's played at private work functions, birthday parties, engagement parties, weddings, nightclubs, and beyond. 

Nicola will be hosting a workshop on the basic fundamentals of DJing (including getting comfortable with the equipment), the stigma surrounding female DJ's in the industry, and most importantly, show you how to spin some tunes!

So you love the idea of mixing music but are intimidated by all the technology? Ex Hamilton DJ Nicola Tims will  run a hands on workshop teaching participants the do’s and don’ts of basic audio including mixing a few of their own favourite tracks. Nicola will also touch on what’s the best starter equipment and the rules around using other peoples music and how to do it legally.

 Spaces are limited $10.00

The Baby Whisperer - Sharlene Poole

Tuesday 7th August          10.30am - 12.30pm       Meteor Theatre

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Sharlene Poole is an internationally acclaimed baby advisor. Her unique approach, after many years working with families in the privacy of their own homes, has earned her the title of New Zealand’s Baby Whisperer. 
Currently residing in Raglan, Sharlene runs her business, Sharlene Poole -Little Miracles, offering one on one home visits, phone/skype consultations and travelling nationwide as a sought after guest/public speaker. This success has seen her be the subject of a documentary on Television New Zealand’s ‘Sunday’ programme and a regular Baby Advisor on TVNZ’s ‘Good Morning’ show.

If you are a new mum or someone you know is struggling with feeding and sleep routines and would benefit from this hands on workshop then get in quick. 

Spaces are very limited