triple j Assistant Music Director Gemma Pike, Kirin J Callinan’s manager Todd Wagstaff and Katie Rynne (Select – Montaigne, All Our Exes Live In Texas) are taking part in a free seminar for aspiring artists.

Taking place at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, ‘New Directions @ The Con – Building A Team’ is the latest addition to an educational series exposing key trends and industry topics.

Hosted by Jake Stone of Bluejuice, the seminar on Friday October 27 will see Australian industry heavyweights explain how they’ve helped artists like Nina Las Vegas and Amy Shark achieve sustainable careers.

The full panel is:

Gemma Pike (Triple J)
Todd Wagstaff (Parker & Mr French Mgmt – The Babe Rainbow, Kirin J Callinan)
Alistair Green (MAKER Agency – POND, Tame Impala, Anna Lunoe, Nina Las Vegas, and
Lucy Smith (FBi Radio)
Katie Rynne (Select Music – Tkay Maidza, Amy Shark, Confidence Man, All Our Exes Live In
Larry Heath (The AU Review)
Radi Safi (

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s educational series was created to highlight its new Bachelor Of Music degree, with streams in Contemporary Music Practice, Digital Music and Media, Creative Music and Improvised Music.