Manitoba Music Takeover: One-on-One Consultations

Monday, Jul 15, 2019, 1pm - 5pm
Elise Roller, Manitoba Music
Stephen Carroll, Manitoba Film & Music
Chez Angela Bakery & Café
29C 10 St, Brandon, Manitoba


Elise Roller, Manitoba Music’s Industry Development Coordinator, and Stephen Carroll, Manitoba Film & Music’s Music Program Director, will be providing one-on-one consultations with musicians to help them strategically plan and learn more about funding to help them build a career in music.

Meetings are 45 minutes long with each mentor, available at the following times:

1:00 PM
1:45 PM
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
4:15 PM

Registration fee is $10 for members, $15 for non-members.

Registration is first come, first served, and must be paid for in advance. To sign up for a mentor meeting and make payment, please email

Elise Roller is the Industry Development Coordinator at Manitoba Music, offering consultations, and organizing workshops to provide professional development to those pursuing a career in music, as well as connecting export-ready artists with the global music industry. Roller has been actively involved in the Canadian music scene for nearly a decade, first beginning in Alberta with her solo project, but most active in touring rock outfit Go For The Eyes. She began working in artist management while living in Calgary, and moved to Manitoba in 2015 to become part of its thriving music scene joining the heavy-metal grunge band Solhounds for a couple of years. In addition to being a musician and her work in artist development, Roller has booked shows for and tour managed a number of Canadian acts and, for the past four years, has been the main stage producer for Pride Winnipeg.

Stephen Carroll is the music programs manager for Manitoba Film & Music. Carroll achieved international recognition as a member of the JUNO-nominated band The Weakerthans (Epitaph/Anti Records). After joining the group in 1998, he managed all of the business affairs and helped steer the group to fame. In 2009 he began managing the Manitoba band Imaginary Cities and went on to form Empirical Artist Services Inc. Carroll was awarded Manager of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards in 2013, after garnering nominations for the award the two previous years. Carroll was a member of the board of directors for FACTOR and currently serves on the board of Manitoba Music.

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