Call for Submissions: Manitoba Music Summer Songwriter Retreat 2017 | Deadline: May 4

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The 2016 Songwriter Retreat

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM, Thursday, May 4, 2017

Manitoba Music will bring six emerging songwriters and three mentors together to strengthen their writing chops through workshops and collaboration. The three-day co-writing retreat will take place in a lakefront cabin setting at Falcon Trails Resort, June 11-14, 2017.

This iteration of the songwriter retreat is part of a national project, the Canadian Songwriter Challenge. Part of a multi-year partnership between the Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations (CCMIA) and Bell Media, the CCMIA's member music industry associations will be organizing songwriter-focused events across the country.

We welcome submissions from artists of all genres. Accommodations and meals will be provided. Applicants must be prepared to collaborate, co-write, and share a room with fellow participants.

Artists considered for this opportunity must:

  • Have a current or upcoming release (demo \ EP \ full-length)
  • Be available June 11-14, 2017
  • 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 for at
  • Update your Manitoba Music profile with:
    • Current music
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

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

Submissions will be rejected if incomplete.

For more information, please contact:

David Landreth, Professional Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.5188

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