Learn from One Direction’s Musical Director and ICMP tutor Jon Shone on the key elements behind a modern hit in this free hour-long session.
What to expect from the event
This online session aims to equip you with an invaluable framework behind a modern hit song while giving you a taste of what life is like on our BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree course,
In this session ICMP tutor and creative consultant Jon Shone will deconstruct the elements making up a modern hit song.
He will lead discussion on songwriting and collaboration, form, arrangement, narrative and more. Through a breakout exercise, you’ll explore what makes for a successful performance and arrangement. This is a key component of your first year on our programme.
Meet Jon Shone
Jon is an experienced music programmer and mixer, best known for his work with legendary boy band One Direction. His stadium pop credentials include roles as musical director with Bryan Adams and Oly Murs. He's also a consultant with various record labels, including Sony BMG and Universal.
Our next online taster session will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 24th February (5pm–6pm).
After you book your place, we'll send you an exclusive Zoom link so you can join us to find out more about this course.