Friday 10 March  |  10am - 12pm | Online

Do It For Real – Music

Alumni panel

Don't miss one of Industry Week's most popular events when some of Confetti's most talented alumni return to where it all began to talk about life after graduation, securing a job in the industry, and everything they have learnt along the way.


Confetti’s top graduates make a welcome return to where their creative journey began, to answer your questions about Doing It For Real in the creative industries.

Find out how they got their first break, how they have put their learning into practice, and what working in the industry is really like. Don’t forget to come armed with lots of questions to ask them!

Check out last year’s Do It For Real session on our OnDemand section.

Esme Racey

Esme is a Sound Engineer at Cloudbass Ltd outside broadcast company, who has worked on a range of events and programmes including BBC Springwatch, Sky Sports Boxing and the Commonwealth Games.

She joined the broadcast industry after a volunteer role as a Sound Mixer at Notts TV opened her eyes to the art of telly making. She graduated from Confetti in 2019 with a BSc in Audio and Music Technology. She has recently started training as a Sound Guarantee which is the role she sees herself stepping up into permanently as her career develops.

Ash Currie

Ash is a music/talent manager from Nottingham. His journey into the industry started with Confetti, spending a lot of time networking with bands and making connections in the music industry. His hard work paid off, touring across the UK, Europe and some big festivals!

Ash’s is now the owner of his own management/multimedia company that houses every industry service under one roof, working with bands such as Leader of Down (ex Motorhead), Sleep Token, Lorna Shore, Sworn In, Heart in Hand, Violet, The Cartographer and many more,

Holly Taylor Gamble

Holly is an ex Confetti student with experience in many areas of the music Industry. She has played venues and festivals such across the country under AVA SAINT, gaining traction in her hometown of Nottingham. With a vocal often described as “ethereal” and “powerful”, she has undertaken session work, providing vocals for commercial tracks and musical theatre. Holly also teaches at Confetti alongside her freelance work.

Important: Sign-ups are only valid with your Confetti or NTU student email address. Compulsory group students do not need to book.

COMPULSORY GROUPS: QS22-5, QS22-4, QS22-2, IS22-1, IS22-2, IS22-3, IS22-4 to attend online

This session will take place online via Zoom.