AMPLIFY 2019 – Event Producer Mentorship
ANNOUNCING Winnie Mcquinn and Acacia Coates are the 2019 AMPLIFY Producers. Together under the mentorship of Woody McDonald will be co-producing Darebin Music Feast closing day event ‘GREEN NOISE’.
Acacia is a musician in the bands PINCH POINTS, Slush and Sunfruits. She currently holds a position in the ticketing team at The Corner Group, and has previously worked as a Sponsorship Coordinator on events included St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival and Good Things Festival, and in social media roles. Being passionate about representation in music, Acacia donates her spare time to Girls Rock! Melbourne and The Push.
Winnie is a musician and sound artist performing in the bands Sunfruits, Culte and IV League. Winnie is mid-way through a Bachelor of Music at Box Hill Institute, and is currently working on a commissioned sound art piece ‘Drums In Motion’ for the City of Melbourne’s Signal program. He is involved in booking shows for The Fitzroy Pinnacle and Emerging Artists Stage at Grampians Music Festival, and is passionate about music and sustainability.
AMPLIFY is Darebin Music Feast’s Event Producer Mentorship. A targeted professional development opportunity, it seeks to address inequality in the music industry by supporting and amplifying lesser heard voices.
Mentorship commences: July 2019
Darebin Music Feast 2019: 20–27 October 2019
AMPLIFY GREEN NOISE event: Sunday 27 October 2019
Mentorship concludes: Early November 2019
Contact Ella Bucovaz, Arts Officer – Creative Culture & Events
Ella.Bucovaz@darebin.vic.gov.au or 03 8470 8211