Meet the founders:
Having worked in both the agency and promotion sides of the industry, overseeing live shows, international tours and major events with top tier companies including Primary Talent International, ILMC and Clear Channel, she has an understanding of the 360 nature of the business that can only come from working at the highest levels.
Delivering on tours for some of the world’s most celebrated artists and brands, from Coldplay to Bon Jovi, Fatboy Slim, Jimmy Page, Rock In Rio and Lollapalooza Brasil. Sylvia’s highest-profile role to date has been Headline Talent Manager for all four Ceremonies at the 2016 Olympic Rio de Janeiro Games, working with famous artists such as Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Anitta, Gisele Bundchen, in a highly pressurised, deadline-driven project.
Sylvia’s considerable skills looks set to forge a new chapter in her storied career as she moves to launch the first female led full service music management, artist development, publishing and events company Embrace.
With 16 years of experience in the international music business, Mariana Brandão’s vast experience working with top tier artists, events and brands has seen her services called upon by some of the industry’s most celebrated names.
Working with clients as diverse as Fatboy Slim, Pete Tong, Anglo Management, NERVO, Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Carl Cox, Creamfields, Pacha Brazil, Rock In Rio, Vintage Culture and more, Mariana has coordinated and actioned festival and tour production, artist management, artist bookings, artist branding, tour advancing, music PR in both South America and Europe.
In 2020, Mariana worked as Head of A&R of a music PR company, with the company seeing a growth of 250% in sales in just over eight months under her management. Based in the UK for the past 10 years, she brings her wealth of skills to the table opening, in January 2021, the first female led music management and digital marketing company, with a strong message of collaboration and inclusion, to offer 360 services in both the UK and South America.