Check out Band-Aid – a free musician development day for local singers, songwriters, solo artists, bands and DJs between the ages of 12 and 22 years.
2020 Band-Aid Details
Earlier this year, Band-Aid was as part of the Online Youth Nights. Youth were invited to join three consecutive Thursday evenings in September for a free hour of mentorship with music professionals from around Metro Vancouver.
These sessions provided opportunities for youth to connect with other local musicians:
Music & the Expression of Emotion with Sami Ghawi from FUSIONpresents
An insightful look into how music is truly the most powerful communicator, through chord progression, melody, dynamics, and rhythm. All participating artists will also receive the FUSIONpresents Music Theory Handbook.
The Music Biz with Bob D'Eith from Adagio Music
Learn how to promote your music in this challenging time with Bob D'Eith. Students will also receive a copy of Bob’s book, A Career in Music.
Music Mixing with Karl Dicaire, Presented by Nimbus School of Recording & Media
The basics of online Music Mixing workshop with Karl Dicaire: Mixer, Recording engineer, and Nimbus Instructor.
Band-Aid emerged out of the community. Youth musicians want to use their powers for good–to create a positive culture for young bands in Surrey. They want to collaborate, work together and learn together.
Band-Aid is building a network where everyone is welcome to contribute to a positive and constructive music community by acquiring skills and relationships that benefit their development as musicians.
The Ripple Effect
Band-Aid breaks down barriers and connects people. The musicians have continued to work together–planning events, building relationships and cheering each other on. The skills and direction gained at Band-Aid have resulted in more performance opportunities. Bands have since performed at Youth Fest, Surrey’s PechaKucha Series, Culture Days, the SASSY Awards, Surrey International Children’s Festival and more.
For more information, please contact 604-501-5100 or email@example.com.