TD Jazz Youth Summit: June 24 – July 1, 2018

June 24th - July 1st, 2018 Application Deadline: April 23, 2018 The TD Jazz Youth Summit is an all-expenses paid program for young musicians from across Canada.The selected nine piece band (rhythm section + 4 or 5 horns/melody-instruments/voice) is directed by Jim Lewis (University of Toronto) and is one of the strongest programs in the country. The band holds rehearsals every day, and performs twice on the main stage as well as other performance opportunities such as TV appearances. This fantastic opportunity allows for exposure to different styles of music, collaboration, personal development through improvising, composition, and group interaction.With multiple [...]

2018-03-22T12:31:25+00:00 0 Comments

Winnipeg Folk Festival: Stingray Young Performers Program

Now in its 19th year, the Winnipeg Folk Festival is pleased to once again present the Stingray Young Performers Program. Open to emerging musicians ages 14-24. This training and performance program offers a day of workshops and mentoring with professional musicians hired to perform at this year’s festival. Participants also have the opportunity to perform on stage to the Festival audience. It’s a chance to interact and exchange ideas with young musicians with the same musical interests and we hope those who take part will come away inspired to pursue a future in music. WHO: Musicians – singer/songwriters, bands, vocalists & [...]

2018-03-22T12:28:13+00:00 0 Comments

Arts in the Park 2018: Call for Performers & Visual Artists

Arts in the Park is now accepting applications for its 22nd season! Arts in the Park puts on daily performances and visual art demonstrations that take place every weekday at LePage Park for 11 weeks starting May 22nd, 2018. The deadline for applications is April 6, 2018. Musicians and bands of all genres, storytellers, dancers, children’s performers, theatre and circus artists and any other type of performance artists are encouraged to apply to take part in the 2018 edition of Arts in the Park! We welcome applications from both emerging and established artists. Visual artists of all mediums are welcome to [...]

2018-03-15T09:45:59+00:00 0 Comments

BreakOut West: Showcase submissions due March 21

The BreakOut West Showcase Festival features a multi-genre line-up of over 50 of western Canada’s best emerging and established artists showcasing at multiple venues throughout the host city. This year, BreakOut West will be in Kelowna, BC from October 10 - 14, 2018. Applicants must be residents of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon and/or the Northwest Territories, for at least six months between January 1, 2017 and March 21, 2018. It is recommended nominees, and those submitting, be a member of a Western Canadian Music Industry Association but is not required. Upon acceptance, the MIA’s will be contacted to [...]

2018-03-15T09:53:00+00:00 0 Comments

Banff Musicians in Residence: Fall and Winter Programs

The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is offering self-directed residencies for musicians of all genres, providing space and focused time to concentrate on artistic development while working on projects that can be either individually or group/ensemble based. Check out these upcoming Fall and Winter programs: Early Fall 2018: September 17 - October 26 Application deadline: April 11, 2018 Late Fall 2018: November 5 - December 14 Application deadline: April 25, 2018 Winter 2019: January 7 - February 8 Application deadline: May 9, 2018 View all Banff residencies

2018-02-22T11:58:13+00:00 0 Comments

Alaska Folk Festival: Application Deadline February 23

Juneau, Alaska Folk Fest, Apr. 9-15, 2018 Apply now for your slot! Do it online! 2018 applications for Performer, Dance Band, Workshop, Caller, and Volunteer can all be found at Performer applications must be received by February 23 at 5pm AKST. en solidarité, Paul Davis Folk Society of Whitehorse

2018-02-01T11:22:01+00:00 0 Comments

Call for Applications: Jenni House Artist Residency

The Jenni House Artist Residency is now accepting applications for residencies between April-September 2018. Deadline for applications is February 12, 2018 at 11:59pm. Late applications cannot be accepted. Professional and emerging artists from the Yukon, northern neighbours (Alaska, northern BC, Northwest Territories and Nunavut) and circumpolar countries are encouraged to apply. Jenni House is an ideal space for artistic collaboration and joint residency applications are accepted. Selected artists practicing in the fields of visual art, film and media, music, literary arts, spoken word and multi-disciplinary/multi-media will be awarded a one month residency and an honouria of $500. An allowance towards travel, [...]

2018-01-18T11:59:55+00:00 0 Comments

RPM: Record Production Month

Music Yukon is excited to invite you to participate in the RPM challenge this year. What is RPM? RPM is simply put, Record Production Month. It’s a challenge to yourself to create an album of new material during the month of February. This is a project for members of ALL skill levels and disciplines! Anyone can come up with an excuse to say “no,” so don’t. Many of you are thinking “But, I can’t do that! I don’t have any songs/recording gear/money/blah blah blah...” But this doesn’t have to be THE album, it’s just AN album. To recap: This will [...]

2018-02-01T11:14:41+00:00 0 Comments

National Creation Fund: Now accepting proposals

The National Creation Fund is now open for business. It will invest up to $3 million a year in the development of 15 to 20 compelling and ambitious new Canadian works in theatre, dance and music – works that have strong artistic teams and strong producing partners, and that are likely to have national and international impact. These works will come from artists and arts organizations across the country. The National Creation Fund will invest in the development of new work – the research, residencies and workshopping that ideally take place long before a show opens. The Fund will also invest in promising [...]

2017-12-04T15:25:30+00:00 0 Comments