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SHINE! 9th Annual Concert (Toronto)

Sunday February 25th ~ 6pm Doors and Dinner
Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas W. (one block west of Dufferin)

Featuring:

Book your tickets now at http://shineconcert.ca
Dinner reservations guarantee a table.
Call Lula Lounge 416-588-0307 after you purchase your tickets to reserve a table.

Tickets $25 (children/youth – $10)

SHINE keeps alive the memory and music of friends we’ve lost – Jim Fay, James Gray, Doug Queen, while helping to further the passions of young musicians who may face barriers to their study and practice of folk/trad/blues music.”

-posted with permission from Marie MacCormack

SHINE Music Bursaries (Deadline: Nov 30, 2017)

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“The SHINE Music Bursary is an annual financial award intended to support young musicians who wish to further their study or practice of traditional or folk music. Award amounts vary, up to a maximum of $2,000. This bursary is available to youth who:

  • Face financial barriers which impede their practice and/or study of music
  • Are between the ages of 16 and 24
  • Are seeking to further their study or practice of traditional or folk music
  • Are living in the Greater Toronto Area

Funding for the SHINE Music Bursary is raised through our annual SHINE! Concert and through generous donations from individuals and groups. Donations are welcome throughout the year and can be made by clicking on the Donate Now button.

Candidates wishing to apply may do so at any time throughout the year. Applications received by 30 November will be considered for this year by our Selection Committee, made up of music industry professionals, performers and youth agency workers, among others. This year’s award(s) will be announced early in the new year and will be presented at the next SHINE! concert fundraising event. Applications received after the 30 November submission deadline will be considered among the following years’ applications.

Info and application guidelines available here: www.shineconcert.ca,

Deadline is Nov 30, 2017

-from SHINE website

SHINE! Bursaries (Deadline Nov. 30, Toronto)

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SHINE bursary accepting applications until Nov 30th!
Bursaries range from $500 – $2,000

“Bursaries are awarded annually to selected youth (aged 16 to 24) living in the GTA, who face financial barriers”, and who want to further their study or practice of roots (folk, blues, Irish, traditional) music. Award amounts vary, up to a maximum of $2,000 per recipient. Recipients may use their award to further their study or practice of music.

Info and application guidelines available here: www.ShineConcert.ca,

Deadline is Nov 30, 2015 ”

-submitted by Marie MacCormack

SHINE! – annual concert that celebrates, remembers and raises funds for a bursary for young musicians, March 1 (Toronto)

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“6th year and better than ever!

Mark your calendar for the annual concert celebrating music, remembering Jim Fay and James Gray and raising funds for a bursary for young musicians.

WHEN: Sunday March 1st 2015, 6:00–10:00pm

WHERE: Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas West (one block west of Dufferin)
Book tickets on-line at http://shineconcert.ca Tickets $25ea
Dinner reservations guarantee seating – call Lula Lounge: 416.588.0307

WHO: Performers: Big Tobacco and the Pickers, New Country Rehab, the 2014 Bursary Winners, and more to come…”

-posted with permission from Marie MacCormack

Youth Music Bursary (Greater Toronto Area)

photo credit: krzysztof chmielewski (kchmielu/sxc)

Jim Fay Music Bursary/SHINE, now in its 4th year, is accepting applications for the 2013 awards.
This past August another young and well-loved musician, James Gray died suddenly. His family chose to direct memorial gifts to the -Jim Fay Music Bursary/SHINE so this year we are able to award more bursaries to qualified youth.

Bursaries are awarded annually to selected youth (aged 16 to 24) living in the GTA, who are or were homeless or “at-risk”, and who want to further their study or practice of traditional, folk or roots music. Award amounts vary, up to a maximum of $2,000 per recipient. Recipients may use their award to further their study or practice of music. Applications must be received by Nov 1, 2013.

More info and applications are available at: www.JimFayMusicBursary.ca.”

-submitted by Marie MacCormack