Manitoba Co-Writing Event Seeks Submissions

by SaskMusic

December 22, 2015 in SaskMusic News

Call for Saskatchewan Submissions:
Prairie Winter Songwriter Retreat 2016
February 28-March 2, 2016

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Wednesday January 6, 2016

Manitoba Music is teaming up with SaskMusic, Alberta Music, with FortWhyte Alive for the Prairie Winter Songwriter Retreat. This retreat will bring together three songwriters from each province for three days of collaborative songwriting. The co-writing retreat will take place at a secluded lakeside field station and architecturally unique cabins at FortWhyte Alive, February 28-March 2, 2016.

We welcome submissions from artists of all genres. Accommodations and meals will be provided. Artists must provide their own travel arrangements.

For some context on this opportunity, please view this documentary of last year's event: 
Manitoba Music Winter Songwriter Retreat at FortWhyte Alive Mini-Doc

Artists considered for this opportunity must:

  • Have current recorded music (demo/EP/full-length)
  • Have experience in collaborative songwriting
  • Be available from February 28–March 2, 2016
  • Be a SaskMusic member and current resident of Saskatchewan
  • Be 18 years of age or older

For more information on this event, please contact:

Roland Deschambault, Professional Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.5188

For more information on Saskatchewan submissions, please contact:

Kaelen Klypak, Program Manager
P: 1.800.347.0676