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Girls Rock! WA Jan 2020 Camp Enrolments Extended

17 Dec

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Applications for enrolments for the third Girls Rock! WA Camp in January 2020 have been extended to Tuesday 31 December 2019.

With over 50 campers and 100 volunteers having taken parts in the Girls Rock! WA Camps in 2019, WAM are excited to extend the deadline for applications with additional positions for campers available!

The Girls Rock! program, which originated in­­­ the US and is now practised successfully around the globe, is a week-long day camp of instrumental instruction, band rehearsals, workshops, and fun activities designed to empower and inspire aspiring young female, trans, and non-binary musicians. The program tackles the issue of gender imbalance in the music industry with a focus on the key areas of creativity, positivity, community and empowerment.

The Girls Rock! WA Program was established by WAM in January 2019 under the direction of WAM Audience Development Officer and Girls Rock! WA Co-ordinator, Em Burrows. The program continues with the support of WAM’s core funding partners Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Lotterywest and APRA AMCOS plus funding from the Contemporary Music Fund to deliver Girls Rock! over the next four years.

The third instalment of the Girls Rock! WA camp in January 2020 will feature a range of specialty workshops including Zine making, learning to coordinate a live music event and behind the scenes tour of RTR FM. Campers will continue to be inspired and entertained throughout lunch with performances from Special guests including PriscillaLana Rothnie and Cold Meat. The camp will culminate with a showcase performance by all campers at Perth’s newest live music venue, Lyric’s Underground, located in Maylands.

KEY DETAILS

WHEN: Monday 13 – Friday 17 January 2020
WHERE: Leederville TAFE Music Industry Skills Department
WHO: Open to female, trans, and non-binary people aged 11-17 with existing experience in either guitar, bass, drums or vocals.

SHOWCASE: Saturday 18 January, Lyric’s Underground, Maylands

MORE INFO: www.girlsrockwa.org.au
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WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lottery West, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.