Event fame academy: Sophie Henry

Name: Sophie Henry
Age: 18

Why did you choose Buckinghamshire New University to study BA Music and Live Event Management?
Coming from Northern Ireland there weren’t courses like this, so seeing this course grabbed my attention.

Why did you choose BA Music and Live Event Management in particular?
I’ve always been passionate about music and business so when I saw I could study both I just knew it was for me.

What modules are you most excited about studying this year?
The Music Cultures module as it shows all the different types of music.

What are your career aspirations? Which company would you most like to work for when you graduate?
To be a tour manager working for Live Nation or Q Prime.

Have you been to any events in particular that have influenced your degree choice?
I spend a lot of my time at amazing concerts so being able to create an event that makes people feel amazing is what I want to do.

What are you most looking forward to about your degree as a whole?
Being able to see the inner workings of the music industry and learn about its different aspects.

Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?
Working in the touring music industry in LA or London.




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