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Women in Music – Girls I Rate: Future Hitmakers Masterclass

Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Girls I Rate joins forces with the Cultural Programme at Oxford University to take over the Sheldonian theatre for Carla Marie’s Future Hitmaker Masterclass.

Are you a female songwriter or producer creating music, and looking for advice on how to break a from award winning songwriters and artists? Get top tips from Girls I Rate founder Carla Marie Williams MBE (known for her work with Beyoncé, Sean Paul, Craig David, Britney Spears) and other megahit songwriters, Jin Jin (Jess Glynne, Raye, Jax Jones), Miranda Cooper (Sugababes, Girls Aloud, Pet Shop Boys, Kylie Minogue) and Katie Melua (Albums include Call of The Search, Piece by piece, etc) who will share their own experiences of successfully navigating a male dominated industry.

Sessions will cover everything from melody writing to aspects of the Music Business such as royalties splits. If you want your chance to get your work heard, sign up for the freestyle section where Carla Marie will pull you up on stage with other attendees for chance to freestyle your songwriting ability to different subject topics.


As we approach International Women’s Day we want to celebrate the many women leading the way in the music industry and ask why women remain underrepresented in many parts of the sector.

This is event is part of an inclusive day of talks, masterclasses and performances from women in the music industry including senior record label executives, world class artists and leading songwriters.

The day includes 3 unique events that give you exclusive access to world leading industry figures including record label executives, artists and writers. They will share their experiences, offer advice, answer questions, tell us what it’s really like and all of this will be peppered with some very special performances. Whether you’re a budding songwriter, an artist or just keen to be part of this amazing day – come along, tickets are FREE but must be booked in advance.

All welcome – come as you are.


Thursday, March 7, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Blackwell Hall, Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford, England OX1 3BG United Kingdom
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