About MusicYukon

Where to find us

3128 3rd Avenue
Whitehorse, YT
867-456-8742
office@musicyukon.com

 

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

Music Yukon is at the heart of Yukon’s emergence as a national leader in the creation, production, presentation, sale and distribution of music by Yukon artists.

Yukon artists are respected and earning a good living.

The Yukon is attractive to artists. This is a thriving music industry building toward a growing presence on the world stage.

The Mission

Music Yukon exists to:

Help artists achieve their artistic, career and business goals including musicianship, professionalism, business success, economic self-sufficiency and cultural expression.

Develop and improve the market for Yukon musicians and northern music industry.

Enhance the presence of music and Yukon’s music sector in the community and the nation as a source of entertainment, cultural identity, economic opportunity and community quality of life.

Represent the interests of the Yukon’s music sector locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Values

Business focused, artist focused

Embraces partnership and collaboration

Empowers staff, artists and partner organizations to realize their aspirations

Existing as a reliable and relevant resource for Yukon’s music sector

Respect, diversity and cultural inclusiveness

Safe and healthy work place

Honest, ethical and transparent conduct

Strong governance, fiscal sustainability and prudent business practices

Definitions

“Artists” are broadly defined as including entry-level, emerging and professional musicians.

The MusicYukon Board of Directors is a diversified group of individuals who collectively touch every corner of the music world.

Board of Directors

President — Kelly Proudfoot
Vice-President — Jay White
Secretary-Treasurer — Peter Menzies
Directors:

  • Andrew Stratis
  • Jim Holland
  • Al Cushing
  • Tara McCarthy
  • Elizabeth Grace Pilon

Staff

Executive Director — Kim Winnicky (office@musicyukon.com)
Office Administrator — Zach McCann-Armitage (staff@musicyukon.com)
Producer & Programmer of Arts in the Park — Geneviève Doyon (artsinthepark.yk@gmail.com)
FACTOR Co-Regional-Evaluation Coordinator — Kate Weekes (factorrec@musicyukon.com)