Musician’s Career : Training & Information Workshops Series

The Centre des musiciens du monde and Productions Nuits d’Afrique are joining together to offer a series of training workshops on several important aspects for leading a career in music. During winter and spring 2018, 5 thematic meetings (free admission) will be hosted, each of them addressing issues such as preparing grant applications, disseminating, promoting an artistic project or even music publishing.

Centre des musiciens du monde

First Session

Tips & advices for filling a grant application to the Conseil des arts de Montréal

Intervenant.e.s 

  • Iulia-Anamaria Salagor, project manager – cultural diversity in the arts, Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM)
  • Kiya Tabassian, musician and artistic director of Constantinople (recipient of several CAM grants), membre of the CAM’s music decision comittee for 7 years

January 31; Iulia-Anamaria Salagor, project manager at the CAM, and Constantinople’s Artistic Director, Kiya Tabassian, will answer all questions regarding the preparation of a grant application to the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

After a short introduction to programs and services specially offered to musicians, Iulia-Anamaria and Kiya will share advices and experiences about the submission of a grant application, from writing an artistic project to planning a budget. The objective is to provide a maximum of tools in order to optimize chances of success for those who wish to submit an application soon.

Location : Centre des musiciens du monde, 5043 Saint-Dominique

Date : January 31, 2018, from 2 to 4 pm

Confirmez votre présence au plus tard le vendredi 26 janvier* à l’adresse

Please confirm your presence* before Friday, January 26, at: info@constantinople.ca

*Maximum capacity of fifty people; persons who do not confirm their presence may unfortunately be denied entry.

Second session

Support programs and grants from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec: resources within your reach


Speakers

  • Sophie-Isabelle Lesage, program manager of the support branch for creation and production organizations, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)
  • Laurent Rozencwajg,  program manager of the support branch for artists, communities regional action (CALQ)
  • Kiya Tabassian, musician and artistic director of Constantinople (recipient of several CALQ grants)

On Tuesday, February 27; program managers Sophie-Isabelle Lesage and Laurent Rozencwajg of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) and Constantinople’s artistic director Kiya Tabssian will discuss about different resources offered by the CALQ to musicians.

The first part of the meeting will consist in presenting support programs for creation and production organizations, as well as CALQ scholarships for individual artists. As a musician and artistic director of a musical organization, Kiya Tabassian will also testify about his experiences in filling funding applications to the CALQ.

Then, a discussion period will allow the 3 speakers to answer all questions of participating musicians.

Location : Centre des musiciens du monde, 5043 Saint-Dominique

Date : February 27 2018, from 2 to 4 pm

Please confirm your presence* before Friday, February 23, at: info@constantinople.ca

*Maximum capacity of fifty people; persons who do not confirm their presence may unfortunately be denied entry.

Third Session

How to be the driving force of your own project: artist management and self-promotion

Speakers

  • Gina Brault, booking & artist manager
  • Boogat, artist

Animation : Willy B. Rose

Location : Club Balattou, 4372 boul. Saint-Laurent

Date : April 9, 2018, at 6 pm

More details to come.

Fourth Session

The Music Publishing World : France vs Canada

Speakers 

  • RFI Talent (European publisher)
  • Professionals from the Canadian environment

Animation : Willy B. Rose

Location : Club Balattou, 4372 boul. Saint-Laurent

Date : April 16, 2018, at 6 pm

More details to come.

Fifth Session

More details to come.