Canada's Premier Artist Development Program Returns for a Second Year

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE ALLAN SLAIGHT JUNO MASTER CLASS
ARE NOW OPEN AND WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL JUNE 30

- JUNO Award winners Max Kerman, Lights, Kardinal Offishall and Gavin Brown are among 'Super Jury' -

- Program features customized mentorship with Canada's Music Incubator at Coalition Music -

TORONTO, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ - On the heels of a highly successful inaugural year, The JUNO Awards and Slaight Music announce the return of The Allan Slaight JUNO Master ClassCanada's premier artist development program. Submissions for this year's Master Class are now being accepted through to June 30 at 5:00 PM ET.

This elite opportunity will recognize three talented Canadian artists or groups – as selected by the Super Jury – that are ready for the next step in their careers. The program aims to provide each participant with essential tools, unique opportunities and priceless connections to amplify their careers and to help them on their journey to the JUNO Awards stage. The Master Class includes a weeklong customized artist development program co-developed with Canada's Music Incubator at Coalition Music. Taking place in Toronto, this development program provides hands-on mentoring, education, skills training, development, networking and collaboration opportunities. Submissions are free and require an active CARAS Academy Delegate endorsement.

PROGRAM DETAILS
The three winners will each receive an all-inclusive trip to Toronto for an intensive mentorship week with Canada's Music Incubator that culminates with a music industry showcase night in Toronto; a trip to the 2017 JUNO Awards in Ottawa complete with tickets to JUNO Week events and a showcase opportunity during JUNOfest; a docu-series capturing their journey to run on JUNOTV.ca; studio time at Slaight Music Recording Studios; a $10,000 MuchFACT Online Music Video Award and more! For additional information visit www.junomasterclass.ca OR click here to watch our Master Class video.

The 2017 Super Jury includes JUNO Award winners Max Kerman of Arkells, Kardinal Offishall, Lights, producer Gavin Brown and A&R representative Ali Slaight from Slaight Music.

The top 10 finalists will be announced online at www.junomasterclass.ca on August 3 and the three winners will be revealed on September 13.

To view the full press release, visit www.junoawards.ca.

SOURCE JUNO Awards

For further information: Adrienne Kakoullis, Holmes PR, 416.628.5610, akakoullis@holmespr.com

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