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City hosting first ever series of workshops with MusicOntario

​​​​Three workshops taking place in 2019 for local musicians on building a career in music.

BRAMPTON, ON (March 22, 2019) – The City of Brampton and MusicOntario are proud to present Communities Connect: Brampton, a series of three workshops geared towards supporting local musicians in building their careers in music.

The workshops will bring together more than 15 industry professionals for a series of panel discussions on relevant topics for musicians.

The following workshops are taking place at the Brampton Civic Centre (150 Central Park Drive) in 2019.

Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 pm
From DIY Musician to Entrepreneur: Building Your Team in the Music Biz

Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30 pm
Conferences, Festivals & Networking

Tuesday, October 1 at 6:30 pm
Music Publishing, Sync & Licensing

Local musicians at any stage in their career are encouraged to attend these free events.
“Brampton’s creative community is booming with talent,” said Mayor Patrick Brown. “In partnership with MusicOntario, these workshops will bring our creative community together, and foster their relationships with industry experts and one another. As one of the main goals in the City’s Culture Master Plan, Talent Development is of utmost importance in supporting local artists.”

“MusicOntario is thrilled to work with the City of Brampton to deliver these sessions for music entrepreneurs and artists,” said MusicOntario’s manager, Emy Stantcheva. “The Creative Exchange Pro event in 2017 highlighted the City’s true commitment to its creative class, and we look forward to continued collaboration to serve Brampton’s music community. As a music industry association, MusicOntario’s mandate is to provide opportunities for professional development, showcasing, and networking for the indie music community across the province, regardless of geography, genre, or career stage, and we hope this partnership is just the beginning of our outreach in this thriving music market.”

Full details on these workshops can be found here:

Read more about the City’s Culture Master Plan here:

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Christine Sharma
Media Relations, City of Brampton | 905.874.2880