Abbey Road Equalise Celebrates International Women's Day

Saturday 5 March
Angel Studios


On Saturday 5 March, Abbey Road Equalise opened up Angel Studios to the next generation of female artists and creatives for a free day of panel talks & masterclasses for IWD 2022!

Hear from some of the music industry’s leading women and most exciting rising female talent about how they got started and their essential tips for success. We will also provide the opportunity to book free one-to-one mentoring sessions from a wide range of women who have carved a career in music beyond the recording studio and stage.


Schedule - Saturday 5 March 2022


10:00AM - 1:30PM


10:00-11:00AM GMT

Abbey Road Institute Panel Discussion: Getting Started in the Music Industry

A panel of Abbey Road Institute graduates, who are now carving out their careers within different areas of the music industry discuss these different roles, what they entail and how they got them.


11:15AM-12:15PM GMT

Moderated by Abbie McCarthy: Talking Songwriting with Eyelar & Kay Young

Dutch born, London based singer songwriter Eyelar, producer, singer and rapper Kay Young discuss their craft and tips and dissect their own tracks.


12:30-1:30PM GMT

How to Get Heard with Universal Music UK A&Rs

Universal Music UK A&Rs Char Grant, Rachel Holmberg and Muna Ruumi will share advice and guidance.




2:30pm – 3:30pm GMT

Music Production 101 Masterclass with Abbey Road’s Marta Di Nozzi and Sarah Meyz

Abbey Road’s Marta Di Nozzi gives a detailed account of her path to becoming a senior runner at Abbey Road, the fundamentals of how a studio operates and the key skills and requirements you need to excel in the role before her and fellow runner, Sarah Meyz share a Pro Tools session, designed to give an understanding of how recording and mixing works.


3:45PM-4:45PM GMT

Moderated by Christian Wright: Production and Recording Essentials with Fiona Cruickshank, Hannah V & Chloe Kraemer

Recording engineer, producer and film music editor Fiona Cruickshank and producer and songwriter Hannah V give an overview of their careers to date and how they got to where they are today, including tips for other young female producers and engineers, before the session is opened up for a Q&A. Moderated by Christian Wright.


5:00PM-6:00PM GMT

Moderated by Emily Richardson: Music for TV & Film Masterclass with Anne Dudley, Anne Nikitin & Nainita Desai

Moderated by Emily Richardson, Canadian composer Anne Nikitin, Ivor Novello nominated composer Nanita Desai and composer and pop musician Anne Dudley explore their journeys, leading an overview on composition, and discussing how they would score a cue from a film.


Mentoring Sessions

Not everyone wants to be an artist, producer or engineer. But that doesn’t mean you can’t work in music. We’ve assembled our Abbey Road team, so you can explore some of the different roles that exist and benefit from 121 mentoring to help you get started.

To apply, send us a short video to explaining who you’d like to meet, the reason why and what you’d hope to get from the session.

For any questions, feel free to drop us a line below!

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Please note that Abbey Road is a working studio and business and as such, is not open to the general public for visits or tours. For information on vacancies and internships in the UK, please visit the Universal Music website.