This Cafemnee workshop is for women in music (musicians, singers, rappers, spoken word artiste). If you are unsure how to work with your audience or want to take what you do with your audience to the next level then this day is a collegial environment to experiment and get it right.
The workshop incudes pointers on:
How to create a relevant Set from you repertoire for suit your audience's palate;
How to deal with interruptions and hecklers.
There is also an opportunity to apply tips, try out your interaction and receive supportive feedback on your performance from our Expert Panel.
The Panel includes Noval Smith a talented musician, a gifted musical arranger and producer. Noval has worked with:
Vanessa Bell Armstrong
Dawkins & Dawkins
Cynthia Fearon is Music Director, singer-songwriter and keyboardist. Cynthia performs in the UK and Holland.
and Millicent Stephenson a mutli-award winning saxophonist who serves on various committees of the Musicians Union. She is the founder and creative director of Cafemnee.
Millicent Stephenson is an accomplished and acclaimed award-winning female saxophonist and has featured on BBC1 Songs of Praise. As a successful full-time professional artiste, Millicent gives back to musicians. In particular, she recognised the lack of female musicians in the Industry and founded a networking event called ‘Cafemnee’ where she mentors and empowers women returning to their music, transforming their lives. In response to ‘Where can I find you?’ from her fans Millicent produces yearly Shows called ‘Not Just Jazz’ to showcase her original material, favourite iconic Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Soul and Gospel covers with her witty take on life. Millicent is a songwriter and her music has been featured on the U.K. and international radio stations. In her spare time Millicent serves as a member of the Midlands Regional Committee of the Musicians Union and the Equalities Committee. Millicent also a Vocalist, Music Director, Teacher, Pianist, Label Owner (Silver Gliss Music), wife and mother of two adult children.