OneReel announced the 2016 City of Music Career Day. From their news release:
One Reel is pleased to announce the 2016 City of Music Career Day, which will take place at EMP Museum and The Vera Project on Saturday, March 12, 9am – 4pm.
Seattle music icon, Sir Mix-a-Lot, and Seattle Symphony Music Director, Ludovic Morlot, will be making this year’s keynote remarks to kickoff the event. SassyBlack of THEESatisfaction will be taking part in an Artist panel for attendees interested in performing music as a career. Other accomplished music professionals who will be participating in panels and workshops include Kimya Dawson of the Moldy Peaches; Seattle recording artist, Kris Orlowski; Shaina Foley, Production Manager at The Crocodile; Cecilia Corsano-Leopizzi, Marketing Director of Decibel Festival; John Gilbreath, Executive Director of Earshot Jazz Festival; and more.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Attendees will receive free Metro Transit passes for their return trip at registration upon request. For more information and to register, visit www.careerday.onereel.org. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged.
City of Music Career Day is a free educational event for young people ages 16 – 24 who have an interest in working in the music industry. Participants will get direct access to music industry professionals through networking, experiential learning, and engaging workshops. Attendees will also be among the first to tour KEXP’s new Seattle Center home as part of the event. Career Day is presented in partnership with the Office of Film + Music, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, EMP Museum, and The Vera Project. Major support is generously provided by The Boeing Company.
Internship and volunteer opportunities will be highlighted during a career fair with regional companies and non-profit organizations focused on performance, concert production, audience development, record label operations, retail, journalism, and gaming.