EMERGE/COALITION MUSIC ARTISTS ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION

MARCH 21 AT 6PM
MOSKITO + BITE
423 COLLEGE ST., TORONTO

Coalition Music Artist Entrepreneur Spring 2013 – Apply Now!Are you an artist or in a band, seriously looking to step up your brand and business game? Coalition Music is now accepting applications for their Spring session of the Artist Entrepreneur program, beginning April 15th!The 10-week program is tailored to help meet the goals and needs of emerging artists. Topics will range from finances & funding; marketing, social media, promotion and publicity; touring logistics and merchandising; recording and performing, as well as brand and business development.

ABOUT COALITION MUSIC

Coalition Music is a full service management company; music licensing, online creative, press and publicity departments are just a glimpse into the fully developed company that Coalition Music has evolved into since its inception.

Eric Lawrence and Rob Lanni started working together in the mid ’80s having worked with such acts as Sheriff, Frozen Ghost and Wild ‘T’ & The Spirit. They formed Coalition Entertainment Management in 1992 when they began managing Our Lady Peace. Current recording artist roster includes: Our Lady Peace, Finger Eleven, Simple Plan, These Kids Wear Crowns, Faber Drive, Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker (USS) and more.

In 2010, Coalition Music made a home at 1731 Lawrence Ave. East in a full-scale facility housing the office, rehearsal spaces and recording studios and providing space for educational programs. Originally a convent, the space is now a top industry space connecting artists and industry professionals all under one roof.

MORE ABOUT THE ARTISIT ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM:

The Artist Entrepreneur Program provides artists with these entrepreneurial skills in a ten week instructional overview of the industry taught by Coalition Music’s team of in-house managers, marketers, social media, touring, promotion and publicity experts. Past guest speakers include industry professionals from eOne Music, EMI music, Warner Music, SLFA, SiriusXM, RDIO, CGA, and CBC Radio2. Major producers including Bob Ezrin and Arnold Lanni have also added support to the program.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
. Marketing
. Promotion
. Touring
. Live sound
. Band agreements
. Band psychology
. Publishing
. Finances, banking, accounting
. Management
. Social media
. Merch
. Songwriting
. Recording
. Performing
. FACTOR
. SOCAN
. Music supervision
. Funding and grants
. Radio
. Talent buying

TESTIMONIAL:

Ben Caplan has grown his brand both nationally and internationally touring extensively both in Canada and abroad. Nominated once again for a number of East Coast Music Awards, and recently featured on CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi, 2013 is proving to be another exciting year. “It’s a fantastic program and the skills that I picked up from it and the knowledge of the music industry I learned have helped me get to this point in my career,” says Caplan, “I’m really glad to say that I graduated from this program.”

Any artist/band interested in applying for the AE program can arrange a tour of Coalition Music during business hours (Monday-Friday between 10am-7pm). Please contact Jesse Mitchell at 416-755-0025 or email Jesse.MItchell@Coalitionent.com to book an appointment.

Learn more about the Artist Entrepreneur Program, as well as apply, click here <http://www.coalitionent.com/education.php?p=details&cID=1> .?

USE PROMO CODE: EMERGE

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