Winnipeg Folk Festival's Stingray Young Performers Program - Workshop/Showcase Opportunity
July 4-8, 2018
Deadline: April 20, 2018
The Stingray Young Performers Program is an unforgettable musical experience open to talented young folks, ages 14 to 24. This training and performance program offers a day of workshops and mentoring with professional musicians hired to perform at this year’s festival. Participants also have the opportunity to perform on stage to the 2018 Winnipeg Folk Festival audience.
It’s a chance to interact and exchange ideas with young musicians with the same musical interests and we hope those who take part will come away inspired to pursue a future in music.
Musicians – singer/songwriters, bands, vocalists & instrumentalists aged 14 - 24. Returning participants are welcome to apply.
At the internationally acclaimed Winnipeg Folk Festival, Birds Hill Provincial Park, MB
Program dates: July 4-8, 2018
An Unforgettable Musical Experience -
A learning and performance workshop, this program starts off with professional development classes and mentoring sessions and finishes at the Winnipeg Folk Festival site where participants will showcase on the Young Performers Stage. Enjoy the experience of a captive audience eager to discover new talent.
Past Mentors have included:
Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas), The Crooked Brothers, Jim Bryson, Matt Epp, Grant Davidson (Slow Leaves), Matt Peters (Royal Canoe), Chad VanGaalen, Kim Barlow, Andy White, David Wax, Steve Dawson, Greg Macpherson, Ruth Moody & Heather Masse (Wailin’ Jenny’s), Amelia Curran, Tony Dekker (Great Lake Swimmers), Jill Barber, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Kinnie Starr, John K Samson (Weakerthans), John Mann (Spirit of the West), Christine Fellows, Dave Bidini (Rheostatics), Catherine MacLellan, Andrew White (Apostle of Hustle), Jason Collett, Carolyn Mark, Fred Penner and many more.
Deadline to apply is April 20th, 2018