Meet the MusicWorks Panelists - Winter Mentor Meetings with Andrea Burgoyne

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Andrea Burgoyne, Artistic Associate, Winnipeg Folk Festival and Festival Producer, BreakOut West 2014



Meet Andrea Burgoyne, Artistic Associate, Winnipeg Folk Festival and Festival Producer, BreakOut West 2014, who will be joining us this Friday, January 16 for our Winter Mentor Meeting sessions.

About Andrea Burgoyne 
Andrea has worked in the arts and music industry in various roles over the past nine years. Graduating with a degree in Technical Theatre and Design from UBC, she has worked with many organizations including the Banff Centre, Yukon Arts Centre, Yukon’s Culture at 2010 Olympic project, Frostbite Music Festival, Arctic Winter Games, JUNOfest, BreakOut West and most recently the Winnipeg Folk Festival, one of North America’s premier outdoor music events, and the 103rd Grey Cup Festival, one of Canada’s biggest celebrations in support of the annual Grey Cup football championship.

She has lived in Vancouver, Whitehorse and now Winnipeg, gaining experience in producing, artistic direction, production management, concert promotion, program coordination, community outreach, volunteer management, and everything in between.  She has sat on the board of Music Yukon, Frostbite Music Society and Yukon Government’s Arts Advisory Council, and is currently a jury member for Manitoba Film & Music, FACTOR, CARAS and BreakOut West. 

About the Mentor Meetings
Manitoba Music offers exclusive, 30-minute mentor sessions with some of Manitoba's most experienced artists and music industry pros. This is a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with local mentors, learn from their experiences, and to ask specific career questions.

Meetings are $15 each and open only to Manitoba Music members. To be considered, submit by email to the following:

  • List which mentors you would like to meet
  • A link to your profile (updated with current music, bio, etc.)
  • A short rationale for how this meeting fits your career development plan
  • “Winter Mentor Meetings” in the subject line

To register or for more info, please contact:

Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator
Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.5188

MusicWorks is made possible by the generous support of the Province of Manitoba through Industry Services of Manitoba Jobs and the Economy; the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) through the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters; The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group; and The SOCAN Foundation.

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