Category: Education

Hamilton Music Collective: The Founder’s Perspective

Nine years ago we founded the Hamilton Music Collective. As a musician and former recording industry executive, who had just moved to Hamilton from New York City, I was soon introduced Hamilton’s vibrant music scene and eclectic musical history. Inspired by my new hometown’s strong musical identity it was a logical next step to form a music and education based organization, that would allow me to continue to work in my field and realize the ideas that had been on my mind for some time. The Hamilton Music Collective (HMC) was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 2008 with...

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4 Marketing Tips for Your Independent Single Release

Recording a song and simply throwing it up on Soundcloud or Bandcamp is just not enough. If you are looking for your single to reach a large audience and potentially compete with some of the country’s top independent artists, it is important to take the time to create an experience for your audience.

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Artist Entrepreneur Bootcamp

MusicOntario & CMI Presents: Artist Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Indigenous Performers & Professionals August 25-27, 2017 @ Six Nations & Thru the RedDoor Studios (1579 4th Line Rd., Ohsweken) Apply: MusicOntario & Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) are hosting an edition of CMI’s Artist Entrepreneur Bootcamp (AEB) program exclusively for artists and music industry entrepreneurs with First Nations, Inuit or Métis ancestry, as part of MusicOntario’s Community Connects program! The two-day workshop, taking place at Thru the RedDoor Studios at Six Nations, is a condensed versionof CMI’s eight-week Artist Entrepreneur program, which provides professional development, resources, information, one-one-one and ongoing...

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