Sarah Thirtle - Communications and Events Manager, PRS for Music Foundation

Sarah is the Communications and Events Manager at PRS for Music Foundation – the UK’s leading funder of new music across all genres. She manages strategy and delivery of marketing and PR for all PRSF funding schemes, musician residencies and professional development programmes, with Momentum Music Fund and New Music Biennial being current priorities.

She cut her teeth in the music industry as a musician and promoter, before launching a booking agency to organise tours and festival appearance for UK and international artists around Europe. She also successfully managed an electro pop artist – Bright Light Bright Light – managing the releases of his first singles and EPs, and securing him showcases at SXSW, In The City and The Great Escape.