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Joseph Kavanagh is a social entrepreneur who has had, to date, a rich and varied career spanning several disciplines. A can-do individual, Joseph has many strings to his entrepreneurial bow and is passionate and dedicated to a fault. After successfully running his own businesses from the age of 18, he diversified into stock-auditing where he built his practice and consulted for the licensed, retail and pharmaceutical trades. He voluntaraly project-managed the colliery broadband cross comminity initiative, delivering broadband and telephony solutions to rural areas who to that point were unsuccessful in securing a service for their communities. He also implemented the 1st democratic community council election in his home town, managed a singer / songwriter and still found time along the way to achieve a Diploma in Computer Management and embark on a Master's in Music Business Management at the University of Westminster in London. Through his career to date, Joseph has obtained a proficient working knowledge of the music business, and this, combined with his academic studies, has equipped him with an exceptional skill-set in relation to that industry. Joseph has experience in music publishing and management and he has, since 2007, been instrumental in setting up a number of not-for-profit initiatives with the aim of guiding and encouraging young artists. These include the Interim Music Initiative, The Young Artists Association of Ireland & The Young Artist Development Awards (YADAs).
The Interim Music Initiative is a not-for-profit Initiative to engage in and initiate creative thinking within the music industry, with the purpose of providing opportunity and supports for aspiring artists through which, they can pursue their dreams and ambitions in an industry safe environment.