SPARKEDECHO’s Creative Producer, Kevin Grist is regularly hired by arts organisations to provide practical and engaging workshops on creative business skills and arts fundraising.

Kevin’s background at Arts Council England as a Relationship Manager for Music and Combined Arts has given him a wealth of experience to advise on the development and funding of tours, festivals, albums and creative learning projects.

Recent bookings:

  • Ideas Test, Creative Job Club – creative job mentoring sessions.
  • Ideas Test, Start-Up Slam – day workshop on music industry careers and mentoring.
  • BIMM London, Music Business degree – guest lecturer and course author of 30-week Financing Creativity module, and mentoring sessions.

Kevin is a qualified teacher with a PGCE, a recent graduate of the National Arts Fundraising School and is DBS registered. For all booking enquiries, please contact us here.

SPARKEDECHO also has a wider team of creative industry experts on hand to offer specialist online advice sessions.  All advisers are working professionals and you can connect directly with them via Skype.

Current advisers:

  • Advice on Music production and planning with Dan Swift
  • Advice on the Music industry landscape with Graham Jackson
  • Advice on Music funding with Kevin Grist
  • Advice on Music publishing and licensing with Danny Champion

For all booking enquiries, please contact us here.