SONGWRITER IN RESIDENCE: Chris Burke-Gaffney
- Thursday, Jun 12, 2014, 1pm - 5pm
- Chris Burke-Gaffney, songwriter/producer, CEO, CBG Artist Development
- Manitoba Music
- 1-376 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB
Chris will work in one hour, one-on-one sessions with local songwriters to help shape a song. Potential applicants are encouraged to bring in a partially-completed composition as a starting point.
If you wish to have a chance to work on a song with Chris, please email a link to your Manitoba Music profile (updated with current music, bio, etc.) and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Chris Burke-Gaffney
Burke-Gaffney is the CEO of CBG Artist Development, a company that has helped launch the music careers of notable Canadian stars as Chantal Kreviazuk, McMaster & James, Sierra Noble, Mackenzie Porter and more. He started his career as singer/bassist for The Pumps (Polygram) and signed his first record deal as a teenager. He toured with superstar acts including Guns & Roses and AC/DC. While in his 20s, he wrote his first of six top 10 Canadian singles that remain staples on Canadian classic rock radio today.
During his “rock n’ roll” years, Chris learned all about the music industry from an invaluable insider perspective very few people have. He has applied that experience to not only guide new developing artists through the complicated music industry, but also has crafted a number of hit singles for artists around the world.
$20 Members, $35 Non-members
To register or for more info, please contact:
Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator