Telstra Road To Discovery is enlisting the help of several iconic Australian industry heavyweights as part of a very special series of live masterclasses, streamed live to the comfort of your own home.

Each session will be hosted by ARIA Award winner, singer/songwriter and media personality Ella Hooper, and will take place in Melbourne whilst simultaneously being beamed across the country.

The panels feature a cross section of industry topics and guests, including ‘Songwriting’ with Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley, ‘Social Media’ with hip hop artist Illy, ‘First Steps’ with ARIA Award winning songstress Katie Noonan and ‘Tour Management’ with Machine Gun Fellatio’s Chit Chat.

The Master Class sessions will be streamed live at telstra.com/trtd at 8pm AEDST on Monday 13th, 20th, 27th October and 3rd November. Highlights from each Master Class will also be available to view through the website following the live stream.

Questions for the masterclasses can be submitted to the special guest presenters prior to the sessions via the Telstra Road to Discovery Facebook page.

The full line-up includes:

  • Monday 13thOctober: ‘First Steps’ featuring four-time ARIA Award winning songstress Katie Noonan, singer-songwriter Steve Smyth and Wonderlick Manager Gregg Donovan, who will share their experience of the pitfalls and smart moves involved in making it as a musician
  • Monday 20thOctober: ‘Songwriting’ with Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley, leading music producer and vocalist Styalz Fuego and Mushroom Music Publishing’s Head of A&R Linda Bosidis
  • Monday 27thOctober: ‘Social Media’ including YouTube expert Georgie Powells and 2013 ARIA Award winning Aussie hip hop artist Illy
  • Monday 3rdNovember: ’Tour Management’ featuring Chit Chat (Machine Gun Fellatio), 123Agency’s Damien Costin and Mollie McClymont, one third of the country music sister trio, The McClymonts