(Vancouver, BC) – Music BC is pleased to announce that applications for the latest round of its flagship artist development program, ARC are set to open on April 24. Designed to provide emerging artists with the tools they need to succeed in the music industry, ARC is an accelerator program that is funded by Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, Stingray and FACTOR (the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings). Applications are open from April 24, 2023 – to May 24, 2023. A jury consisting of industry professionals with expertise in various genres will determine 15 participants for the 2023 cohort, to be announced in early July.
ARC delivers a series of artist development experiences where participants receive one-on-one mentorship with industry professionals, including managers, creative content directors, and music producers. They will attend workshops in finance, branding, live production, mental health, and songwriting. Finally, ARC participants have the opportunity to connect with other emerging artists, as well as established professionals in the music industry.
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