The Ultimate Artist Development Experience

Toronto, ON
July 8 & 9


Toronto, ON
July 8 & 9


Are you ready?


Day 1

12:00PM – 2:00PM: Songwriting Workshop Pt. 1

Dissecting some of today’s chart topping hits with some of the most accomplished songwriters in the game, offering participants a better understanding of the various methods used to develop proper lyric structure, melodies and catchy hooks. We’ll also examine the latest technology and techniques to help you achieve the best quality recordings, both in studio and at home!

2:00PM – 3:00PM: Q&A for Parents

An opportunity for parents of young artists to go one-on-one with top industry professionals and further educate themselves on the crucial do’s and don’ts of the ever-evolving music business.

3:00PM – 3:30PM: Lunch Break

3:30PM – 5:00PM: Protecting Your Music

Presented by Melissa Cameron (A&R Administrator at SOCAN); Learn how you can start generating money whenever you’re songs are played live or online. We’ll explore your rights as an independent musician and the different organizations that are available to help secure your music with proper copyrights and licensing. Parents welcome.

5PM – 5:30PM: Break

5:30PM – 7:30PM: Marketing Your Music

Presented by Mike Goldfarb (Talent Manager / Founder-CEO at Talent Nation); This portion of the Summit discusses the shift of the music industry with emergence of digital streaming platforms (i.e. Spotify, AppleMusic, SoundCloud etc.) and how they can be used to effectively connect your music with new fans.

Day 2

12:00PM – 3:00PM: Songwriting Workshop Pt. 2

Participants are grouped by age / skill level and split into separate rooms to collaborate on writing original material. Each group will be mentored by a team of experienced songwriters and producers, there to monitor and guide participants throughout the entire creative process.

Note: Observer passes will be made available for purchase exclusively for relatives and friends of selected participants.

3:00PM – 3:30PM: Break

3:30PM – 4:30PM: Main Stage: Performances / Category: Groups

Each group will take the stage to showcase a sample of their collaborative efforts in front of our industry panel for expert feedback on originality, musicality, style, presentation, lyrical structure and composition.

4:30PM – 5:30PM: Main Stage: Performances / Category: Solo Artists

Participants will have the unique opportunity of performing their own original material. Top songs in each category will be eligible to receive an artist development package, including a professional photo shoot and an opportunity to record an original track, valued at approximately $5,000.00!

5:30PM – 6:00PM: Break

6:00PM – 7:00PM: Celebrity Guest Q&A / Performance

A chance for participants to get up close and personal with an award-winning recording artist. Get inspired: Learn about their personal struggles and achievements in the music industry, followed by an intimate performance of their most popular songs. Special guest to be announced.

7:00PM – 7:15PM: Closing Ceremony

How do I join?

Complete and submit the online registration form by July 2nd, 2017.

Please allow 3 – 5 days to review your application. Selections are based on skill level, experience, musicality & overall potential.

Only those selected will be contacted with further information about the event, including dates, locations & fees.

*Limited space. Open to artists worldwide, between the ages of 12 – 25