Home » Entertainment » Manitoba Youth to Launch Local Music Collection

Manitoba Youth to Launch Local Music Collection

May 11, 2014 10:05 AM | Entertainment

By David Klassen

Manitoba MusicManitoba youth interested in eventual careers in the music industry have been learning the ins and outs of the biz for the last few months.

Eleven local high school students participated in a series of mentor sessions, learning about touring to releasing records and publicity, through a program run by Manitoba Music and ACI Manitoba.

While the mentor sessions helped the students learn firsthand about working in the industry, they also had a chance to develop their practical skills with a marketing project. Coordinated, marketed, and promoted by the students themselves, the project includes a collection of tracks from young independent Manitoba artists, dubbed Rhythm Resurrection: Unearthing Manitoba Music.

The project will be presented on May 15 during a fee event at the Park Theatre. The lineup features rock outfit Sons of York, Brandon-based pop/rockers Until Red, and singer/songwriter Elessar Thiessen. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and showtime is 8 p.m.

Meta has been blocking Canadian news from its platforms, Facebook and Instagram, since August 1, 2023 in response to Canada’s Online News Act. To ensure you don’t miss the local news that matters to you, please subscribe to our free daily e-mail newsletter and add ChrisD.ca to your bookmarks and smartphone home screen. You can also follow us on Google News.