Three Platform One Degree students are today releasing their debut singles in what is set to be a moment to remember for these aspiring musicians.
Jaz Connell (@jazconnellmusic), Emily Wild (@emilywild) & Summer King (@Summer_Roni) are in their final year at Platform One on the BA (Hons) Commercial Music. The students have spent the past six months developing their work, which gives the opportunity to release commercially viable products.
Degree lecturer Andy Booth who oversees the students final year Commercial Projects commented;
This is an exciting time for all of our third-year students and releasing original music is high on the agenda. This is an extremely competitive market and we want to ensure that all of our students are prepared for a sustainable career in the music industry.Andy Booth, Degree lecturer
Having recently held a launch party for ‘Footsteps’ at Strings Bar & Venue Jaz Connell said;
Releasing my first debut single has been a learning curve for sure. The past 6 months have been exhilarating but if you have the mindset and motivation you will succeed!
I’m really excited to show fans, friends and family what I’m about.Jaz Connell
Emily is releasing her single ‘Authority’ under the pseudonym ‘Emellia’, and Summer’s alias ‘Roni’ will be releasing ‘Mutual’ to complete the new music Friday.