Manitoba Music is excited to partner with the Manitoba Loud Music Awards to present The Loud Lounge workshop series for metal, loud, and hard music makers! This FREE series will offer practical training on protecting your voice and your body, a Q+A with local legends Jeremy Hiebert of Comeback Kid and Jenna Priestner of Mobina Galore, and a chance to network with other people working in the local loud music communities.
Get to know the speakers a little better...
Jeremy Hiebert is the guitarist and a founding member of Comeback Kid. Together with his band they have released 7 full length records, a 10 inch and 7 inch EP as well as a DVD/Live recording. Comeback Kid has played in over 50 countries in 6 continents. Their latest album is called ‘Heavy Steps’ and was released in January of 2022 on New Damage in Canada and Nuclear Blast for the rest of the world. He has been actively playing in bands in the Winnipeg scene since the mid-90s and has played in both Officer Down(currently inactive) and Figure Four(joined the band in 2000) which just played it’s first show in about a decade in the summer of 2022. Jeremy Hiebert was born in Portage la Prairie in 1976 but has called Winnipeg home since 1994.
Jenna Priestner is the singer and guitarist in punk duo Mobina Galore who have been touring internationally for the past decade. She also takes on role of manager, North American agent and graphic designer for the band.
Carol-Lynne Quinn is a Vocal Coach, Vocologist, Vocal Producer, TEDx Speaker and Artist. She has the pleasure of working with JUNO award-winning, major label, indie and emerging artists. She is the vocal coach for the JUNO Master Class and Canada's Music Incubator. She currently vocal produces and coaches artists on Universal, EMPIRE, 604 and Light Organ records. She is passionate about combining athletic voice science with soulful connection. She received her Vocology certification at the National Centre of Voice and Speech in the United States and specializes in both athletic voice training and vocal rehabilitation. Her main focus is empowering singers to find the balance between vocal health, vocal strength and effortless freedom while making sure their voice remains authentically their own. Vocal Soul first comes from the fact that she believes in vocal freedom, in authentic artistry and creating a safe place where you can discover your own beautiful, powerful voice. She is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada
With 25 years experience in training and outreach, Coach Eddie is an award winning trauma-Informed kinesiologist specializing in addictions recovery, inclusive fitness education and children's mental health programs