march, 2019

7mar11:00 am- 6:00 pmTBT Mentorship Program: College & Community Radio11:00 am - 6:00 pm Alberta Music Events:Alberta Music Event,Prof. Development & Workshops


(Thursday) 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Event Details

TBT Mentorship Program:
Edmonton – with Rhea March
Calgary – with Marta Ligocki

One-on-one or small group consultations on college radio mailouts, preparing your one-sheet, how to nail a recorded live session at the station, preparing for and giving a good interview, and building/reviewing content (bios, press releases, promo shots, reviews).

Get tips and tools on the following topics:
– How to conduct a college radio mailout
– How to prepare your one-sheet/album for radio
– How to contact a DJ that spins your genre (and hopefully your album)
– How to nail a recorded live session at the station
– How to prepare and properly give a good interview
– Building/reviewing content (bios, press releases, promo shots, reviews)


EDMONTON and CALGARY- Thursday, March 7th
Consultations take place at the Alberta Music office in each city.

#301 – 10526 Jasper Ave (EDMONTON)
National Music Centre, #300, 851 4th Street SE (CALGARY)

11:00am – 6:00pm (50 Minute Sessions)

Session 1: 11:00am-11:50pm (Calgary only)
Session 2: 12:00-12:50pm (Calgary only)
Session 3: 12:50-1:40pm
Session 4: 2:10 – 3:00pm
Session 5: 3:00-3:50pm
Session 6: 4:00-4:50pm
Session 7: 5:00pm-5:50pm

*These consultations will be conducted one-on-one or in small groups, depending on availability and topics of discussion.


Rhea March (YEG)
Rhea March has been active in the music scene for over 30 years as a performer, producer, radio host, performance coach and artist development specialist. Rhea’s commitment to nurturing talent is the inspiration behind her weekly campus radio show aptly named, ‘It Takes a Village’ on CJSR 88.5 FM. Starting in 2013, the one-hour weekly series demonstrates how it truly does take a village to raise a songwriter and features music, live performances and stories about the biz. Rhea has also produced and hosted two 8 week features for CKUA Radio Network.

Marta Ligocki (YYC)
Since returning from university in Victoria, Marta became a very active member of Calgary’s cultural community. She has been involved with CJSW 90.9 FM from 2013 as the host of MAPL Syrup, a program focusing on Canadian music with an emphasis on the local music scene. She currently serves as the Program Director at CJSW 90.9 FM, and Secretary for Femme Wave Arts Society and the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association.

– Must be a current Alberta Music member
– All consultations are based on the availability of consultants for the topic(s) you request to meet about.