Music

Making it Workshop Series

Music Business Workshop
Friday, October 11, 2013 @ 2:00pm
presented by the Minnesota Music Coalition
and hosted by Riverland Music and the Paramount Theatre
Austin East Room E102
1900 8th Avenue NW – Austin, MN

Here is an opportunity to talk with experienced agents, promoters and musicians beginning to make a splash on the national scene. There will be opportunities to ask questions and hear advice on “making it” from these top industry professionals--The Cactus Blossoms (musicians), Jennie Knoebel (Paramount Theatre), Sara Horishnyk (Xylo Entertainment), Wendy Larson (musician) and Ellen Stanley (Minnesota Music Coalition).

“In-Depth with Charlie Parr”
Friday, Oct. 11 @ 3:00pm
moderated by Bill DeVille of MPR’s 89.3 “The Current”
Presented by Minnesota Music Coalition and hosted by Riverland Music and the Paramount Theatre
Austin East Room E102
1900 8th Avenue NW – Austin, MN
http://www.charlieparr.com/

American roots/country blues musician Charlie Parr returns to his own roots for this event.   Born in Austin, Minnesota, Parr has gone on to global recognition with his music heard in television ads, movies, albums, and at prominent festivals.   Here is an opportunity to hear how Charlie Parr “made it” from looking at the soybean fields out his back door to seeing sites all over the USA as he tours year-round doing 3 to 4 concerts a week.


“Joshua Whalen on Main”
Tuesday, Oct. 22 @ 12:15 – 1:00 pm
Casual Classics Concerts
Riverland Music Department
Austin East Building Main Street Area
1900 8th Avenue NW – Austin, MN

Singer/songwriter Joshua Whalen is an Austin native and current Riverland student focusing on a career in music.  Joshua has recently performed in venues in Rochester, Mason City, Austin, Albert Lea, and the Twin Cities.

“Digital Songwriting Basics”
Friday, Oct. 25 @ 2:00pm
Riverland Music Department
Austin East Room N110 Mac lab
1900 8th Avenue NW – Austin, MN

Check out some entry-level and some pro-level software used to record and edit both digital/synthesized and live sound. These sessions are informal and FREE with time to answer your questions.

 
All these events are free of charge!!  

 


Contact

Scott Blankenbaker

507-433-0547
Music Instructor