‘Tis Autumn

‘Tis Autumn

‘Tis Autumn

Those crisp Autumn mornings are upon us. Wrap up in an extra layer, make yourself a cup of french onion soup and start working on your next song. Quick reminder that we have an abbreviated schedule this month. See details below.

Songwriting for Beginners

A rare Sunday Songwriting for Beginners class! Our October 1st class focuses on lyrical techniques.

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Original Song Workshops

Creativity. Collaboration. Community. Next classes on Sept. 18 & Oct. 2. We return to Thursdays on Oct. 19.

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Spring Getaway: New Orleans, LA, USA

Join us March 14-18, 2018 for the music vacation of a lifetime.
Songwriting workshops infused with the energy of a true music city.
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Good Stuff:

Finding the perfect mental space for creativity.
Elliott Smith gives a songwriting lesson.
Alan Doyle on getting Bob Rock to produce his album.
Watch a bunch of Game of Thrones actors cover Tom Waits.
Paul McCartney on songwriting: “You never get it down.”

Upcoming Music Grant Deadlines:

September 19 – Ontario Arts Council – Indigenous Artists in Communities Projects
September 19 – Ontario Arts Council – Indigenous Arts Projects
September 19 – Ontario Arts Council – Ontario Arts Presenters Projects
October 2 – Toronto Arts Council – Artists in the Library
October 2 – Toronto Arts Council – Music Creation and Audio Recording
October 3 – Ontario Arts Council – Music Production and Presentation Projects
October 5 – Ontario Arts Council – Touring Projects
November 15 – Ontario Arts Council – Music Recording Projects
December 15 – Ontario Arts Council – Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
January 25 – FACTOR – Juried Sound Recording

Always verify requirements and deadlines with the granting organization.

Shameless Plugs:

Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15
Canadian Music Project Festival of New Musicals
Sheridan College – Oakville, ON
Includes a staged reading of Murray Foster and Mike Ford’s new musical.

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