The Many Sides of Being A Musician with Emily Barker (Night) (NEW!) with Emily Barker

There are so many sides to being a musician, a singer-songwriter: many aspects of the job you have no idea about when you first pick up a guitar and get stuck into writing songs. Some parts of the job might come naturally to you and others might not!

Join award winning singer-songwriter Emily Barker in this new this four-week course where you will examine all the various sides of being a musician and learn lots of tricks of the trade. Emily will cover topics such as: how best to bring a collection of songs together, performance technique, songwriting, the business of being a musician, and developing strategy for your own music.

What to bring:-

  • Notebook & pen
  • Laptop and charger
  • Your own preferred instrument


Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this course. By enrolling, you agree to abide by the restrictions at all times while onsite. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information or visit

Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact Reception on 9432 9555 or email [email protected] to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Emily Barker

Emily Barker is an award-winning singer-songwriter, best known as the writer and performer of the theme to the BBC's hugely successful crime drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh.

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