The winner is Gleb Lisichkin, Art Director of Masterskaya club, Director of Kometa Music agency.
Gleb Lisichkin is an independent music promoter. He graduated from Russian State University for the Humanities (faculty of social science), worked in this field for 2 months and after that switched to the musical journalism. He started as a journalist Vice, Rolling Stone, Play etc., after that he started working in the field of production, worked as a promoter of Alina Orlova and Cheese People. Gleb Lisichkin worked for EMI/Gala Records and Snegiri Music record labels, he also was a Programming Director of Bosco Fresh Fest. Since September 2013 he has been working as an Art Director of Masterskaya club.
As a winner of YCE live music award Gleb will take part in the professional development programme which will take place from 4th to 11th May 2014 in London and in Brighton. The programme will include curated group meetings with representatives of the international live music market, visit to The Great Escape festival, round tables and discussions with the winners from other countries.
Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has been firmly established internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music. Taking place in Brighton, The Great Escape kick starts the festival season, introducing 15,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year. With over 300 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape is a key date in the music calendar.
Running alongside the main festival is The Great Escape Convention: a variety of insightful industry talks, panel debates, targeted networking sessions and keynote speakers. It brings together 3000 delegates annually from across the globe to discuss, evaluate and share new approaches that are emerging for developing, launching and monetising artists and music rights. Panellists confirmed so far include:
Finalists of YCE live music award:
Tatiana Apeykina — Founder of Follow me online radio.
Alexander Khmelevsky — Director of Lion is The Sun music agency.
As a finalist Alexander receives a grant from RMA academy for the 1 year course Management in the industries of music and entertainment;
Olga Duka — Director of Improve music agency.
As a finalist Olga receives a certificate for the events at Dewar’s Power House.
Boris Elatomtsev — Director of JBC Promotion music agency.
As a finalist, Boris receives books All you need to know about the music business by D.Passman and Change by Design by T.Brown.