Opportunities For Young People In Music And Film At New Project In Caithness
18th February 2006
A great new opportunity for young people to take part in music and film workshops over the next two years will soon be available in a new project Music Link Media. This well funded project will have five part time staff led by Douglas Cowie a well known local musician. Young people from age 14 upwards can take part in the drop in workshops runing from 6.00 - 10.00pm on Thursday evenings from early March.
A wide range of topics will be covered including playing instruments. but the project is much wider and will cover recording, use of amplifiers etc. in addition the media side will include filming and cameras and sound equipment has already been purchased.
The project will be FREE to participants and will include borrowing music books and other manuals. Other consumables used suchas recording on CD or DVD will also be FREE.
For further information contact Koreen MacDougall, Youth Development Worker on 01955 609901 or the new web page Music Link Media where links will be made to future information and photo galleries of the project as it moves on.
The new project is currently advertising for the Part Time posts to run the course.
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Closing Date for completed applications : 24th February 2006
For an application form and role description please contact Koreen MacDougall, Youth Development Worker, Community Education Building, Ackergill Street, Wick.
Tel No 01955 605423 or contact Wick Jobcentre Plus.
Local band Liquid Blue have made it through to the semi finals of 'The Ultimate Chill', a Nationwide wide contest for performers of original compositions. Competition was fierce, with over 70 submissions in total received from demo CDs and from the four regional heats held in Wick, Dundee, Haddington and Fort William throughout the summer.
Music Marathon - Sunday 18 February 2.00 - 7.00pm Every Thursday evening Wick Youth Club's Music-Link-Media offers a 'drop-in' workshop from 6pm to 10pm for young people aged 14 or over which has grown to have an average attendance of 90 members each week. Free tuition is provided in media skills, bass or lead guitar, drumming, harmonica as well as voice coaching.
The Music Link Media - May Photos May 2006 Photos .
Music Link Media the project that began in March based at Wick Youth Club is racing ahead with music tuition, video and a range of other activities aimed at introducing young people to music and the associated activities that make it all happen. April 2006 Photos.
MUSIC LINK MEDIA LAUNCHES IT'S VERY OWN BATTLE OF THE BANDS BUT WITH A DIFFERENCE YOU MUST PERFORM 3 SONGS, ONE MUST BE AN ORIGINAL COMPOSITION, ONE MUST BE A COVER VERSION OF A COUNTRY CLASSIC IN YOUR OWN STYLE AND ONE MUST BE EITHER A COVER OF A BLUES OR A REGGAE SONG. Bands can be made up of 3 to 6 members and any existing bands e.g.
The exciting new music tution programme Music Link Media is now up and running with a programme of tuition already taking place. Lots of young people are already signed up to take part in lessons on all apsects of the music industry from playing through to sound and filming.
MUSIC - LINK - MEDIA FREE ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MUSIC & MEDIA? DO YOU WANT SOMEWHERE TO HANG OUT? Manage a band Make a CD PA Rigging Join A band Design a CD Cover Design Posters Sound Engineering Write your own songs If you are in S3 onwards come along any time between 6pm & 10pm on a Thursday night Beginning Thurdsay 9th March 2006 Wick Youth Club Lower Dunbar Street, Wick Also Liquid Blue playing live! .