10am | Friday, 3 December
Melbourne Recital Centre

Australia is the 6th largest music market in the world with incredible local talent, but how do we ensure audiences abroad hear our music? This panel investigates what opportunities Australian artists can explore in other territories, including touring, promotion, publishing and marketing.

Facilitated by artist/broadcaster Chelsea Wilson.


This event is included in the MIJF Congress weekend pass. Click below to purchase tickets.

Meet the Panellists

Jeremy Furze – Artist Manager/Applejack Music 

Jeremy Furze is founder of artist management and events company Applejack Music. He has worked in the music industry for over fifteen years including roles at record labels, venues, tour management companies, financial firms and publicity agencies. Over the past four years Jeremy has worked as a full-time artist manager with a roster that includes Little Quirks, Liz Stringer and Grammy-nominated/ARIA winning band The Teskey Brothers. Jeremy also co-owns live music venue The Bridge Hotel in his hometown of Castlemaine.

Si Jay Gould – Founder/Director Wondercore Island

Si Jay Gould is the founder and director of Melbourne label, management and events company Wondercore Island, known for releasing ‘outside the box’ music such as garage-rock, rap to exotica. Wondercore released records by Jaala, Sampa The Great, Clever Austin, Vulture St Tape Gang, The Sweet Enoughs and Superfeather.  He currently manages the multi–Grammy Nominated band Hiatus Kaiyote, who released their third album Mood Valiant on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label. He is currently based between Brisbane and Sunshine Coast where he is trying to surf as much as possible.

Glenn Dickie – Export Music Producer, Sounds Australia 

Glenn Dickie is the Export Music Producer for Sounds Australia, Australia’s music market development initiative, established to provide a strategic platform to assist the music industry access international business opportunities. Previously he worked in A&R, Promotions and Marketing for EMI Music Australia; spent 12 years on air at Melbourne Community Radio station Triple RRR, and was a touring drummer. He has managed Australian showcases at conferences such as South by Southwest, Jazzahead, Folk Alliance International,  Classical:NEXT, Reeperbahn Festival, Primavera PRO and The Great Escape.

Melanie Pose – Music Manager, VMDO 

Melanie Pose is a senior manager with more than ten years’ experience in the arts, music and festivals sector. Melanie has worked at a senior leadership level in general management, curation, programming and producing across a number of critically acclaimed and commercially successful events. These include Melbourne Festival, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) and the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). More recently, Melanie has worked as an independent consultant on a number of major music and arts projects across Australia.  

 Since March 2020, Melanie has been the Program Manager at the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO), supporting the development and delivery of key initiatives for the music industry. Melanie has also played a central role in the establishment and opening of Music Market at Collingwood Yards (December 2021). Melanie is a current Board Member of Speak Percussion.