Seeking Producer for the 25th season of Arts in the Park 2021

LOCATION: Whitehorse, Yukon DURATION: Contract CLOSING DATE: Friday 16th April 2021, 5pm Yukon time Music Yukon is seeking a candidate to take over the position of Producer & Programmer for the 2021 Arts in the Park season. Music Yukon is an inclusive environment, dedicated to representing the diversity of our community within our organization. This position is a term contract with the possibility of extension to a more permanent position with Music Yukon. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. BACKGROUND Music Yukon is a not-for-profit [...]

2021-04-08T23:06:41-07:000 Comments

Music Yukon AGM: July 21st 2021

Hello Music Yukon members and friends! Music Yukon is hosting its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, July 21st 2021. All are welcome to attend. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will be meeting online via Zoom. This will be an opportunity to present our recent Strategic Plan to the membership for the first time. Board nominations We're currently seeking volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors! Board members help provide direction and oversight to our non-profit organization. Our Directors attend monthly meetings where they help set strategic goals, develop policies and procedures, review budgets and financial statements, and support staff with fundraising [...]

2021-07-07T10:20:54-07:000 Comments

Arts in the Park: Week 2

Arts in the Park 2020 is here! These incredible artists are showcasing their talents every lunch hour throughout July on CJUC 92.5FM Whitehorse Community Radio. If you miss the noon hour show don't worry, as you can also hear artists play Wednesday Evenings from 7-8pm! So set your radio stations and get ready to enjoy the show! Week 2 Lineup Monday, July 13 @ 12pm Erica Mah & Darcy McCord Tuesday, July 14 @ 12pm Selina Heyligers-Hare Wednesday, July 15 @ 12pm Michael Brooks & the Bingo Bongo Boogie Band Story Time with Yukon Literacy Coalition @ 11:50am Wednesday, July [...]

2020-07-13T09:29:40-07:000 Comments

Arts in the Park: Week 1

Arts in the Park 2020 is here! These incredible artists will be showcasing their talents every lunch hour starting July 6th from 12-1pm on CJUC 92.5FM Whitehorse Community Radio. If you miss the noon hour show don't worry, as you can also hear artists play Wednesday Evenings from 7-8pm! So set your radio stations and get ready to enjoy the show! Unfortunately, we know some folks were unable to listen to the first show as our streaming link through the CJUC website wasn't functioning properly. We are working diligently to try and fix this problem, but until then you can [...]

2020-07-07T12:58:38-07:000 Comments

Call for Performers: Arts in the Park 2021

CALL FOR PERFORMERS: ARTS IN THE PARK 2021 The time has come! Arts in the Park is now accepting applications for its 25th season! In order to comply with COVID-19 restrictions, the Arts in the Park 2021 season will be a live radio-broadcast edition of the festival in partnership with CJUC in Whitehorse and CFYT in Dawson City.   Call for performers Musicians and bands of all genres, storytellers, children's performers, poets and theatre artists are encouraged to apply to take part in the 2021 edition of Arts in the Park! We welcome applications from both emerging and established artists. [...]

2021-03-08T10:01:40-07:000 Comments

Employment Opportunity: Audio Technician, Arts in the Park

Music Yukon is looking to hire a motivated and professional Sound Technician for Arts in the Park 2020! Arts in the Park 2020 will be broadcast on CJUC Whitehorse Community Radio with no live audience. AITP 2020 will be a socially distant festival and we are not encouraging public gatherings. The sessions will follow the guidelines as stipulated by the Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. Due to unpredictable circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and related restrictions, this initiative may be cancelled or modified at any time. Deadline to apply: May 11, 2020 Term Dates: July 1 to 31, 2020 Location: CJUC [...]

2020-04-23T12:47:35-07:000 Comments

Employment Opportunity: Associate Producer, Arts in the Park

Music Yukon is looking for a motivated and awesome individual to join our small and mighty Arts in the Park festival team! The Associate Producer plays a huge role in making our wonderful community-minded festival happen. Please spread the word to the youth in your life! Arts in the Park 2020 will be broadcast on CJUC Whitehorse Community Radio with no live audience. AITP 2020 will be a socially distant festival and we are not encouraging public gatherings. The sessions will follow the guidelines as stipulated by the Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. Due to unpredictable circumstances surrounding COVID-19 [...]

2020-04-23T12:47:47-07:000 Comments

FACTOR: Business Policies and Program Updates 2020-2021

FACTOR: Business Policies and Program Updates 2020-2021 Published April 1, 2020 Click here to access the 2020-2021 Standard Terms and Business Policies Handbook.  COVID-19 Related Program Changes The minimum percentage of FACTOR’s funding contribution is now 75% of the total eligible budget, across all programs. This change comes as part of a relief effort from the Department of Canadian Heritage. Components already currently funded at 100%, 75%, or subsidy-based will not change. For components that were previously funded at 50%, FACTOR will now fund at 75%. This affects the following programs: Collective Initiatives – Industry Events and Showcase Production for [...]

2020-04-03T14:14:22-07:000 Comments

Deadlines extended: FACTOR Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording programs

Deadlines extended: FACTOR Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording programs  In light of the ever growing impact COVID-19 is having on our world, FACTOR will be extending two of its upcoming deadlines. The Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording deadline will be extended by two weeks. The new deadline is Thursday May 28, 11:59pm PT. For eligible music companies looking to apply for support through the Support for Eligible Music Companies program, the Business Development deadline will be extended by 4 weeks. The new deadline is Thursday May 21, 11:59pm PT. For more information, visit https://www.factor.ca/covid-19-upcoming-deadlines-extension/

2020-04-03T12:48:04-07:000 Comments

Music Yukon closed until further notice

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, Music Yukon will be closed until further notice, effective immediately. This closure includes the office, as well as the rehearsal space and equipment rentals. This has been a difficult decision that is not taken lightly. Our top priority is the health and safety of our membership, and our extended community. We’ll be working hard from our homes in the meantime to plan our next steps, and do all we can to support our music community (from a safe distance). We understand this is a difficult time for many. Please keep us posted on [...]

2020-04-03T12:49:33-07:000 Comments
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