Congratulations to MA Music Business alumna Candela Pena on securing a new internship with Sony Music's Sync department. 

Candela initially studied an undergraduate programme in music performance before discovering a passion for music sync. 

She went on to study our Masters degree to fulfil her ambitions by developing a career within the business side of the sector. 

Candela simultaneously pursued a role as Exhibition Coordinator Assistant of the Formula 1 Exhibition while studying at ICMP before graduating from our programme in 2023 

Commenting, Candela said: "I joined the course literally wanting to get purely into sync. There were a lot of people who wanted to get into marketing, who wanted to be a manager, then artists who wanted to work out how to navigate the business." 

The course and studying alongside my peers really helped me open my mind - and realise that there was more in the business that I could get to grips with." 

"One of the best things about it is how the teachers are still willing to help after you leave. I emailed all of them to say how I was looking for a job, they would do introductions - they are there for you even after you have graduated."

Yannis Iliopoulos, ICMP's Music Business and Entrepreneurship Senior Programmes Manager, said: "Candela graduated with a High first from MA Music Business this year."

She has been an outstanding student, setting the benchmark for the course, and I am convinced that she will be a top class music industry professional."

Well done again to Candela on winning this great opportunity with Sony Music - we wish her all the best for when she starts in January 2024.

Read our interview with Candela on her time at ICMP and how her studies helped prepare her for this industry opportunity. 

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