Aboriginal Music Lab from February 20-25th 2012 Vancouver Community College

The Aboriginal music lab is a five day exploration into various facets of the music industry. The lab is a creative and educational outlet for participants to gain experience in songwriting, live performance, recording, promotion and social media application.Participants will benefit from the wisdom and experience of some of Aboriginal music’s top movers and shakers

The FREE workshops will cover songwriting, recording, traditional music, social media, promotions, and the music business. There will also be a final concert, in co-production with The Talking Stick Festival on Saturday, February 25th. There’s an opportunity for one or two of our participants to be part of the Saturday concert at VCC’s Broadway campus auditorium, 1155 East Broadway.

We’d like to invite you to participate in these free workshops. If you can dedicate your time to being part of our Aboriginal Music Lab daily from Feb. 20 – 25, from 10 am to 6 pm, contact the workshop coordinator below.

Instructors include some of Aboriginal music’s top movers and shakers:

Kinnie Starr- www.kinniestarr.net
David Larocque- www.musicbydave.ca
Wes Nahanee -Traditional Coast Salish Music
Ron Dean Harris/Ostwelve- ostwelveproductions.blogspot.com/
Suzette Amaya -http://radio3.cbc.ca/#/profile/Suzette-Amaya
Elaine Bomberry Aboriginal performing arts activist

If you’re not able to participate but know of someone who’s talented, and wants to take their musical career to the next level, please inform them of this excellent opportunity. Our minimum age is 18 years old.

Contact: Elaine Bomberry,
Programming Director,
Vancouver Community College – Aboriginal Music Lab.

To participate in the Aboriginal Music Lab email ebomberry@shaw.ca
778.338.3814 h/w

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