Edmonton & Nashville: Sister Cities

1990: A committee established by Nashville Mayor Bill Boner was in the process of beginning the search for sister city candidates when a member of the city council in Edmonton contacted Mayor Boner’s office and proposed a sister city relationship between Nashville and Edmonton. The city council member was enthusiastic about the possibility and had…

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3 FINALISTS FOR EDMONTON MUSIC PRIZE 2018 ANNOUNCED

Announcing the 3 finalists for the 2018 Edmonton Music Prize… In alphabetical order: Audrey Ochoa Marco Claveria Nuela Charles The winner and the runners-up will be announced at the 2018 Edmonton Film and Music Prizes Reception on February 5. Prizes of $10,000 will be awarded to the winners, along with $1,000 to each of the runners-up.…

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20 EDMONTON ARTISTS SHORTLISTED FOR EDMONTON MUSIC AND FILM PRIZES

Alberta Music and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) are pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2018 Edmonton Music and Film Prizes. The Music Prize recognizes Edmonton-based musicians or musical collectives who have released a full-length recording in the past 18 months. The 10 shortlisted artists were determined from the 29 nominations by…

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Job postings with Breakout West

APPLY TO WORK WITH BREAKOUT WEST Western Canadian Music Alliance is seeking applications for the roles of Creative Content Manager and Logistics Manager. LOGISTICS MANAGER: The Logistics Manager is a new position, which will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Creative Content Manager, Technical Producer and other contract staff to carry…

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Join the board of directors of The Canadian Chamber Choir

The Canadian Chamber Choir is seeking experienced individuals to join its Board of Directors. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a meaningful impact within Canada’s vibrant choral community and steer the course of a Juno-nominated vocal ensemble. In your volunteer role on the CCC’s advisory board, you will: Attend regular meetings via Skype or…

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JOB POSTING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (TEMPORARY), WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE

Western Canadian Music Alliance is seeking applications for a 13-month interim position for the role of Executive Director. The Executive Director of the Western Canadian Music Alliance works for the Board of Directors and oversees the finances and day-to-day operations of the organizations and event staff of core BreakOut West event and educational and marketing…

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Alberta Music at Halifax Pop Explosion

Alberta Music will be on the ground at Halifax Pop Explosion, from October 17 to 20. Several Alberta Music artists have official showcases, listed below, in addition to the Alberta Music members who are performing as part of the BreakOut West showcase. Cartel Madras BreakOut West Showcase: Friday, October 19th, 7:30 PM Location: The Carleton Cartel Madras is…

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Encoding Tracks for Radio: Mediabase and Nielsen BDS

#MusicIndustry #Tipoftheday #TipTuesday You most likely know about IRSC encoding. (If you don’t, visit this site: https://connectmusic.ca/isrc.aspx) But one thing you might not be aware of is that all your songs released to radio should also be encoded at Mediabase and Nielsen BDS. It’s simple to do, you’ll just need to email them the mp3’s at the links below. Encoding on these…

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Edmonton Music Prize 2018 – Submissions Open!

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Alberta Music, in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the 2018 Edmonton Film Prize & Edmonton Music Prize. The calls for entries are now open! The Edmonton Film Prize launched in 2012 offering an annual cash prize. This year will be one $10,000 prize…

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New Member Benefit! Alberta Blue Cross Credit for Members

We’re pleased to announce an exciting new member benefit! Alberta Music has partnered with the ATB Financial Branch for Arts & Culture to offer our members discounted Alberta Blue Cross health plans. If you are an Albertas Music member, you can receive a $150 credit when you sign up for a new individual health plan. The offer is valid…

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