Sound Cult Studios, Comox Valley Arts and Amplify BC presents:

Emerging Artist Development Workshop Series

Sound Cult Studios: Director, Tyler Hall-Worthington and Project Manager, April Dawn Brass

These workshops are designed for emerging artists and future professionals interested in BC’s music industry.

Emerging Artist relates to your career, Sound Cult Studios is committed to grow and evolve without prejudice or judgement. Registration is on a first come first serve basis with preference to
emerging artists and people interested in learning about a career in the music industry in BC and gaining a basic skillset to do so. The dates are subject to change.

*A nominal fee will be requested from anyone who can afford it.
*All participants will come prepared for a learning environment and will have a pen and pencil, notebook, water bottle and snacks.

Please email Project Manager, April Dawn Brass ([email protected]) with a few paragraphs about yourself and why you think you should participate in these workshops.

 

Sound Tech Assistant

presented by: Josie Eileen Patterson and James Coutts

This series of workshops are intended to give participants basic knowledge and skills to be effective when preparing for a live performance. Once a participant has completed these workshops they should be able to assist with a professional production.

  • Live music production
  • Live electronic production
  • Live fusion of both styles

These workshops will teach how live sound is produced, setting up basic gear and identifying the gear, stage plots, and proper stage conduct.
If you are interested in learning about stage production this is your ticket.

Date: Saturday June 6, 2019
Time: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Sound Cult Studios, 111 5 th St, Courtenay, BC
*Registration deadline is Tuesday June 4 th , 2019 and notification of placement will be received via email Wednesday June 5 th , 2019.


Artistic Personal Development

presented by: Josie Eileen Patterson and Cedar Hilberry

These workshops will assist the artists in their approach to their careers and building confidence in their own process on and off stage and in the studio.

  •  Voice/movement
  • Stage presence

Date: Tuesday June 18 th , 2019
Time: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Comox Valley Visitor Center, 3607 Small Rd #101, Courtenay, BC


Electronic Press Kit/ Social Media Marketing

presented by: April Dawn Brass and Eugene Chung (Peer Garden Media)

Each participant will take away the knowledge and skills to develop and update their own press kits.
Each participant will have the knowledge and skills to present themselves on all social media platforms and how to make these kinds of platforms work together.

Date: Wednesday July, 10. 2019
Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Comox Valley Arts boardroom, 580 Duncan Ave, Courtenay, BC


Studio Preparation

presented by: Tyler Hall-Worthington and Johnny Wafflez

These workshops will give participants a sense of what to expect when embarking on the recording process. Understanding the language of a sound recording studio and the scope of work it takes to produce a track and full length EP.

  • Intro to studio protocol
  • Intro to engineering and mastering

Date: Tuesday August 6, 2019
Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Sound Cult Studios, 111 5 th St, Courtenay, BC


Bringing it All Together

presented by: Tyler Hall-Worthington and April Dawn Brass

This workshop will prepare the participant with a tool kit ready to launch their careers with a full sense of what it takes and confidence to take those steps.

  • Intro to marketing and distribution
  • The final package

Date: Thursday August 27 th , 2019
Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Sound Cult Studios, 111 5 th St, Courtenay, BC