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WORD ‘ROUND TOWN, June 2015

News & Events

Photography by Kim Lajoie

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rubix Warehouse are looking for a new venue manager
Know a lot about the music industry? Have experience in management and booking? This position may be for you. The full time role will involve working closely with the managing director: overseeing operational management in particular. You will also work alongside event promoters, local and international touring agents, private function clients and local artists — creating unforgettable events. If this interests you, email info@rubixfunhouse.com

Lodge now for Live Performance Return
It’s getting to that busy time of the year: Tax returns, LPR…
LPR (Live Performance Return) is an incentive aimed at giving financial return to hard working performers. More than $4 million dollars is distributed each year to APRA AMCOS members who apply. But you have to be quick — the application deadline is July 31.
Apply here: apraamcos.com.au/music-creators/lpr-2015

THIS MONTH

Last Match Recording Studios presents: Hip Hop & Electronic Music Production, Tuesday June 9; 16; 23, 4-6pm, 19-21 Belgium Ave, Richmond.
For the beats and electronic production enthusiasts. Workshop your ideas, record your own beats and raps and learn about production and studio processes. This is a free community program and everyone is welcome.
Call Christopher for more info on 0438 325 334

Last Match Recording Studios presents: Song writing group, Tuesday June 9; 16; 23, 7-9pm, 19-21 Belgium Ave, Richmond.
Free community program for songwriters — workshop your ideas and discuss your craft in an open forum. Full PA and backline of instruments provided.
Call Christopher for more info on 0438 325 334

AIM presents: Music Factory workshop, Tues June 30 – Thursday July 2, 120 King street Melbourne.
For Years 7-12. The Australian Institute of Music presents a three day holiday workshop for high schoolers, covering rock, big band, jazz, world and chamber music. The workshop will be run by industry professional musicians, enabling students to develop their technical and live performance skills. A concert for parents and friends will be held at the conclusion of the three day workshop.
For application details check out www.aim.edu.au/events/2015/music-factory

UPCOMING EVENTS

Complete Estill Level 1 & 2 course (Voice Mechanics & Differentiated Muscular Control), Monday July 6 – Friday July 10, Monash University Clayton Campus (Building 6, room G34).
The Estill Voice Training approach is basically about teaching students how to get the most out of their vocal tool box. Facilitated by Voice Gym (Estill International Voice Training centre) directors and Master teachers Gerald and Stephanie Marko, the five day course is multi-focused — split into both theory and prac. The Estill approach teaches independent control over 13 parts of the vocal mechanism as a means of preventing injury, teaching effective breath management and encouraging safe, alternative practises.
For enquiries and booking information, call 8802 9340 or email info@thevoicegym.com.au

Leaps and Bounds – Grant Funding Panel, Tuesday July 7, Fitzroy Town Hall, 6-7:30pm.
Free for Music Victoria members, this panel addresses grant funding for Victorian artists and the most effective means of standing out as a grant applicant. Learn about the latest grants available for artists, venues, managers and small businesses; the pool of funding is as deep as ever.
Free for MV members; $10/$8 concession. To register please send your name and/or membership number to: info@musicvictoria.com.au

Got some news tips for us? Upcoming workshops/opportunities/seminars/gear sales?
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dina@melbourneguru.com.au

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