Call for Submissions: Manitoba Music Winter Songwriter Retreat

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM, Thursday, March 5, 2015

Manitoba Music and FortWhyte Alive are teaming up to present the Manitoba Music Winter Songwriter Retreat 2015. The three-day co-writing retreat will bring nine emerging songwriters together to strengthen their songwriting chops through collaboration at a secluded lakeside field station and architecturally unique cabins at FortWhyte Alive, March 29-31, 2015.

We welcome submissions from artists of all genres. Transportation, accommodations, and meals will be provided. Applicants must be prepared to collaborate and co-write.

Participants will also be invited to perform at a post-retreat event on April 9, 2015 at the Alloway Reception Centre, home to the Buffalo Stone Café, at FortWhyte Alive.

Artists considered for this opportunity must:

  • Be available from March 29-31 and April 9
  • Be a Manitoba Music member and current resident of Manitoba
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to accompany yourself on an instrument is an asset

To submit, fill out the submissions form:

  • Update your Manitoba Music profile with:
    • Current music
    • Short artist bio (approximately 200 words)  
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Songwriting
  • Rationale for how this opportunity fits your development plan

Submissions will be rejected if incomplete.


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