Call for Applications: Manitoba Music Apprenticeship Programs | Deadline: Sep 29

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Music Companies Apprenticeship Program

DEADLINE: 4PM Thursday, September 29, 2016 

Manitoba Music's Music Companies Apprenticeship Program supports paid apprenticeships in the music industry in Manitoba. The purpose of the program is to create new jobs in Manitoba’s music industry, to provide mentorship and work experience for new workers in the music industry, and to increase the capacity of music companies in Manitoba.

Applicant companies (including full-time artist entrepreneurs) may apply for up to 75% of the wages for a paid apprentice, to a maximum of $9,000. Companies must contribute the remaining 25%. The program will fund up to three apprentices for a six-month term, commencing in October 2016. The maximum amount is intended to fund a six-month full-time apprenticeship position; part-time positions will be prorated. 

Interested companies and apprentices can apply using the form below. Company applications are adjudicated by a selection committee. Apprentices are chosen by the selected companies with assistance from Manitoba Music. Companies are encouraged to consult with Manitoba Music’s Industry Development Manager prior to applying.

Application Form


Artist Management Apprenticeship Program

DEADLINE: 4PM Thursday, September 29, 2016 

Manitoba Music's Artist Management Apprenticeship Program supports a paid apprenticeship in the music industry in Manitoba. The purpose of the program is to create new jobs in Manitoba’s music industry, to provide mentorship and work experience for new artist managers, and to increase the capacity of export-ready artist entrepreneurs in Manitoba. The program will select an artist management intern and up to three artists. The management apprentice will work directly for the artists and will have access to industry mentors provided by Manitoba Music.

The program will fund at least one management apprentice working concurrently for up to three artist entrepreneurs for a six-month term, commencing in October 2016. Manitoba Music will contribute up to $9,000, or 75% of the total amount paid to the apprentice. The participating artists will share the remaining 25% contribution. 

Interested artists and apprentices can apply using the form below. Artist applications are adjudicated by a selection committee. Apprentice's applications will be shortlisted and reviewed by the successful artists. Final selection of apprentices will be based on interviews with the artists and Manitoba Music representatives.

Applicants are encouraged to consult with Manitoba Music’s Industry Development Manager prior to applying. 

Application Form

This program is made possible by the support of the Province of Manitoba.

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