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/

2020-03-25T16:18:02-07:000 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 [...]

2020-03-17T20:29:28-07:000 Comments

Music Yukon Holiday Hours

Music Yukon holiday hours: office closed Dec. 16, 2019 - Jan. 6, 2020 Happy Holidays from all of us at Music Yukon! From Dec. 16 to Jan. 6, we won't be open during regular office hours, but we'll still be available to help you out! The jam space will still be available, as well as some other services by appointment. TO BOOK THE JAM SPACE:  If you are already a jam space user, you can request bookings by emailing katie[at]musicyukon.com. Please allow at least one business day for your request to be processed. Unfortunately, we can't set up new renters [...]

2019-12-12T13:32:47-08:000 Comments

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

Annual General Meeting: July 16 @ the Gold Rush Inn

Music Yukon AGM: Tuesday, July 16 @ 5:30pm Music Yukon is a non-profit industry association dedicated to supporting Yukon music industry members and developing the music sector of Canada's North. Want to learn more? Join us for our Annual General Meeting to hear all about the year we had, and the year we’re moving in to. All are welcome to attend. When: Tuesday, July 16, 5:30PM Where: Gold Rush Inn – General Store (411 Main Street, Whitehorse) Questions? scott@musicyukon.com  | (867) 456-8742 Voting is open to Music Yukon members in good standing for the 2019-20 year (beginning April 1, 2019). Learn how to join [...]

2019-06-18T11:45:49-07:000 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

Visual Artist WEEK 11 – Eric Button

Eric Button is an artist born in Whitehorse, YK, who is currently living and working in Vancouver, BC. He holds a BFA with a major in illustration from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Nature and Canadian culture are common themes in his work, which he explores with a sense of humour and a touch of cynicism.

2019-07-26T09:56:04-07:000 Comments