Aspiring musicians from Canada, South Africa, UK and Australia to attend
global workshop in June
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Nando's Music Exchange annual workshop expands to Canada for the first time through a partnership with The Remix Project. The program offers budding musicians the opportunity of a lifetime to turn up the heat on their careers under the guidance of chart-topping artists and industry experts with a four-day workshop in the U.K. Past mentors include Ella Eyre, Urthboy, Dope Saint Jude and Muzi.
This year's program takes place from Monday, June 4th to Thursday, June 7th 2018, at London's iconic live venue, Roundhouse.
Nando's partnership with non-profit The Remix Project, will reward two young members with the experience to represent Canada and head to the United Kingdom for the four-day workshop.
"We're thrilled to bring this program to Canadian soil, and showcase home-grown talent at Nando's Music Exchange for the very first time," said Ron Cecillon, President and CEO, Nando's Canada. "Our purpose at Nando's is to change lives, and our partnership with The Remix Project will help to change the lives of talented young musicians by providing them with a once in a lifetime opportunity."
"We're a youth-led arts organization that's vibrant, talented and artistic, all characteristics that make up Nando's Music Exchange," said Annalie Bonda, Executive Director at The Remix Project. "Our community strives for exciting opportunities and we know this partnership will deliver on this for our community members."
About Nando's Music Exchange
Nando's Music Exchange sparks the exchange of global influences through mentoring, workshops and exposure for emerging talent. Much like adding spicy PERi-PERi to chicken, we believe a serving of Southern African spirit is the secret ingredient to firing up any party. That's why showcasing talent from our homeland will always be an important part of any Nando's Music Exchange activity.
About the Roundhouse
The Roundhouse is a hub of inspiration where artists and emerging talent create extraordinary work and where young people can grow creatively as individuals. We believe in the power of creativity to change lives. By giving young people the chance to engage with the arts through our music, media and performance projects, we inspire them to reach further, dream bigger, and achieve more. For more information visit www.roundhouse.org.uk Nando's is the naming sponsor of a midi suite studio, one of 24 high spec studios located at the Roundhouse accessible only to young creatives.
SOURCE Nando’s Canada
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