he/him Tony setup CPWM in 2015 but now leaves the running of the organisation to the far younger, hipper kids. He also co-runs Clue Records, is a Director at Music:Leeds, teaches at Leeds Conservatoire and acts as an advisor - inc. to BIMM in Berlin, Brighter Sound and others. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
they/she Toni is the Diversity Project Manager and works to ensure that all our strands of work are diverse and inclusive. They run our inclusion workshops and manage the project teams. Toni is also a player and Club Secretary at Stonewall FC. contact: email@example.com
she/her Eva is the Label Manager at Come Play With Me. She plays in FIKA and at the age of 16 she set up event promoter, GRRLS DO THAT TOO, which celebrates women and people of marginalised genders in the local music scene. She recently won Youth Music’s Young Entrepreneur Award for her work in creating safe spaces. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
he/him Scott runs artist development, mentoring & workshops at Come Play With Me. He also works for Launchpad, lectures at Leeds Conservatoire and runs Clue Records as well as managing a number of bands. contact: email@example.com
she/her Lily is the Live Events Lead and Social Media Manager at Come Play With Me. She is one half of Sunflower Thieves and is also a freelance sound engineer, rep and producer/songwriter. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
she/her Sadie is the Live Events Assistant. She performs live visual projections for the band Fehlt and is also a graphic designer. Sadie is a player and committee member for an inclusive charity football team; Leeds Hyde Park FC. contact: email@example.com
she/her Elle is the label assistant at Come Play With Me, she looks after physical and digital releases from a diverse range of artists as well as assisting on marketing and supporting Scott with artist development. She is also a writer, editor and avid playlist maker. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
she/her Matilde is Partnerships & Magazine Assistant. She is one half of alt-pop duo ‘In The Morning Lights’ and a songwriter. contact: email@example.com
he/him Andy set up and is editor of the CPWM Magazine. He is also a professional freelance photographer with over 10 years experience specialising in portraiture, press, promotion, editorial, live events and production photography. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet The Board
Aaron Casserly Stewart
he/him Aaron is a jazz vocalist, manager, producer, educator, activist & former singer with the three time Grammy Award winning group 'The Sounds Of Blackness'.
he/him Nathan is the director of Brudenell Presents and owner of Brudenell Social Club. With over 20+ years experience in operating venues, as well as promoting artists from grassroots to arena level.
she/her Jenessa is a music journalist and academic, currently completing her PhD at the University of Leeds. She writes for various media outlets such as NME, The Guardian, DIY, & The Forty-Five. She runs Pennycress Zine, and advocates for deeper inclusivity and recognition of the works of northern people of colour in the arts industries.
she/her Once tagged by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the music industry’s leading experts, Stacey has 30 years’ experience as a music industry executive.
she/her Elise is a consultant and project manager in the classical musical and ballet industry, she has over 15 years of experience in music management, spanning a 25 year career in the arts, music and entertainment.