DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPT. 24! Employment Opportunity: Producer / Programmer, Arts in the Park (temporary leave contract)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Temporary Leave Contract Producer / Programmer, Arts in the Park LOCATION: Whitehorse, Yukon DURATION: Contract CLOSING DATE: September 24, 2019 Music Yukon is seeking a candidate for the position of Producer & Programmer for the 2020 Arts in the Park season. This position is a temporary contract for a 12-month parental leave replacement. BACKGROUND Music Yukon is a not-for-profit society dedicated to supporting Yukon musicians and music industry members in the creation, production, presentation, sale and distribution of Yukon music. Music Yukon exists to: Help artists achieve their artistic, career and business goals including musicianship, professionalism, business success, [...]

2019-09-18T11:34:24-07:000 Comments

Opportunity for Yukon Artists: Artist Preparedness Showcase Training

Are you interested in showcasing at events like BreakOut West and beyond? Want to hone your performance and business skills? In advance of BreakOut West, Music Yukon is pleased to open up some upcoming Artist Preparedness Showcase Training to Yukon artists. This training is targeted primarily to artists who have a future interest in Showcasing at events like BreakOut West and beyond.  Upon completion, artists will realize the full potential of the showcase experience by understanding what opportunities a showcase offers as well as the stakes involved.  They will learn to prepare showcase performances with intention and to approach networking with [...]

2019-07-17T13:23:57-07:000 Comments

BreakOut West: volunteers needed

BreakOut West is looking for volunteers for Registration, Drivers, Stage Hands, Venue Managers, and more. Volunteers who work for a minimum of 8 hours receive a festival wristband, volunteer T-Shirt and are allowed to audit any conference sessions depending on availability (*paying delegates take priority*) Anyone interested can email Kasey Rae Anderson at volunteer@breakoutwest.ca

2019-06-28T11:53:00-07:000 Comments

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: GRAPHIC DESIGNER + COMMUNICATIONS ROSTER

Music Yukon is seeking to create a roster of qualified individuals in the field of graphic design + communications who may be involved in its projects, publications and activities in the lead up to BreakOut West 2019 and beyond. Candidates would work with the Executive Director, Office Manager, Project Coordinator and Artists to fulfill a variety of marketing design projects. DESCRIPTION OF POST The graphic designer would be responsible for: Developing written copy and materials whilst working collaboratively with artists; Creating and proposing materials (posters, slides, social media graphics, postcards, infographs, banners, etc.) for publication, outreach and promotional materials; whilst [...]

2019-05-24T12:08:11-07:000 Comments

Employment Opportunity: Project Coordinator, BreakOut West

Employment Opportunity: BreakOut West Project Coordinator Duration: Contract Closing Date: March 29, 2019 BREAKOUT WEST PROJECT COORDINATOR Music Yukon is seeking a candidate for the position of BreakOut West Project Coordinator. This position will work with the BreakOut West Host Committee and the Executive Director of Music Yukon in planning the following: Mini BreakOut West Showcase; Classical BreakOut West Showcase; Welcome Reception; VIP Reception; BreakOut West Community Tour; BreakOut West Yukon Artist Readiness Program. In addition to these functions, this person will serve as a resource to the Western Canadian Music Alliance and will act as liaison between Music Yukon and the [...]

2019-03-25T12:35:57-07:000 Comments

BreakOut West Town Hall: March 27 in Whitehorse

BreakOut West Town Hall WHEN: Wednesday, 27 March 2019 from 6pm - 8pm WHERE: Town & Mountain Hotel (401 Main St. Whitehorse, Yukon) Whitehorse… BreakOut West is headed your way! Not sure what this 4 day conference, 3 night festival is? The BreakOut West team will be in town and ready to explain it all and answer your questions. Plan to attend the Town Hall and enjoy a casual information session (pizza provided!), and learn about who’s bringing the excitement of 50+ live bands to the Yukon come October. Facebook event

2019-03-15T12:52:22-07:000 Comments

BreakOut West 2019: Deadline for Festival Showcase and Award Applications is March 20

BreakOut West 2019 will be held in Whitehorse, Yukon, from October 2 - 6! The 4-day event will be comprised of a 4-day music conference, a 3-night multi-genre showcase festival, the Western Canadian Music Industry Awards Brunch, the Western Canadian Music Awards Reception, and a Kick-off Concert for music lovers of all ages. All venues are in close proximity, have easy access, appropriate capacities and existing local live music audience. The application deadline for Awards and the Festival Showcase is March 20, 2019. Visit breakoutwest.ca to apply.

2019-03-07T13:04:05-07:000 Comments

Arts in the Park: now accepting applications for 2019 season!

Arts in the Park is now accepting applications for its 23rd season! Arts in the Park puts on daily performances and visual art demonstrations that take place every weekday at the LePage Park for 11 weeks starting Tuesday, May 21st. Call for performers Musicians and bands of all genres, storytellers, dancers, children's performers, poets, theatre and circus artists and any other type of performance artists are encouraged to apply to take part in the 2019 edition of Arts in the Park! We welcome applications from both emerging and established artists. DATES Arts in the Park 2019 is happening from Tuesday, [...]

2019-03-21T10:32:09-07:000 Comments

Indigenous Music Awards: submissions due December 8!

SUBMISSIONS FOR 2019 INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS ARE OPEN UNTIL DECEMBER 8 The Indigenous Music Awards (IMA) will take place on May 17, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as part of the as part of the Manito Ahbee Festival. The IMA is open to genre and specialty category submissions. The eligibility period for the 2019 IMA is December 8, 2016 - December 8, 2018. Submissions for all categories must have been released for public purchase or availability between these dates. For more information, visit www.indigenousmusicawards.com.

2018-12-07T12:23:07-07:000 Comments

Employment Opportunity: Executive Director, Music Yukon

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Position: Executive Director, Music Yukon Location: Whitehorse, Yukon Wage: $30/hour, 30 hours/week Anticipated Start Date: January 20, 2019 Music Yukon, a not-for-profit society, 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. 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 [...]

2018-11-29T12:52:15-07:000 Comments