|Monday, May 29
11:30 am – 12:20 pm – They’ve Ignored My Press Release with Paul Levy, owner of
Gritty, hands-on, full of no-holds barred advice and hard-won wisdom.
12:30 pm – 1:20 pm – Setting Up and Running Your Own Teaching Practice with vocal coach Hayley Preziosi
For anyone who wants to get started with operating their own teaching studio.
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm – Home Recording 101 with UK engineer and a cappella singer Nick Girard
Learn the basics of making high quality recordings from the comfort of your own home.
Tuesday, May 30
11:30 am – 12:20 pm – Musician to Memoir
Published authors Bill King and Melanie Gall share their journey through the music industry and offer guidelines for documenting and publishing musicians’ stories.
12:30 pm – 1:20 pm – No Name, No Voice by Kate Wareham
How a UK choir network gives hope, health and happiness to people affected by homelessness
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm – Building a Successful Choir by Scott Pietrangelo of Soundcrowd
How to build a sustainable and healthy choir that has members coming back each year. The Dos, Don’ts, and Pivots.
Wednesday, May 31
11:30 am – 12:20 pm – Developing a Kick-Ass Career Plan
Canadian Musician publisher and NWC president Jim Norris will teach you how to set and achieve goals, and keep yourself motivated.
12:30 pm – 1:20 pm – Funding for your Project
A panel discussion on funding with representatives from Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, and the SING! Festival.
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm – Music Publishing Basics by entertainment lawyer Paul Sanderson
An introduction to Music Publishing company basics and Music Publishing Agreements
Thursday, June 1
11:30 am – 12:20 pm – Monetizing Your Musicianship by Sarah Eyden, UK professional singer and business coach for musicians
How to turn your talent into a thriving business
12:30 pm – 1:20 pm – Use Social Media to Build your Brand & Audience with SING! Social Media lead Ashley Saunders
Key concepts and best practices for using social media to build and promote your brand.
Sponsored by Canadian Musician Magazine, Ontario Creates, and Long & McQuade Musical Instruments