Inspired by the desire of youth to break away and be free. To seek freedom from imposed rules and becoming something that you do not want to become and finally finding some sort of redemption and peace from those wild and reckless years.
Two Little Birds by Diyet and the Love Soldiers
Conceived by Alistair Maitland
Video by Alistair Maitland and Brendan Preston
Diyet & The Love Soldiers is alternative country, folk, roots and traditional with catchy melodies and stories deeply rooted in Diyet’s Indigenous world view and northern life. Backed by Love Soldiers: husband and collaborator, Robert van Lieshout and Juno Award winning producer, Bob Hamilton; this multi-instrumental trio from the Yukon has a sound that can fill a big stage or capture an intimate room.
New North Collective is an ensemble of Northern Canadian performing artists from Yukon and Northwest Territories including spoken word artist/bassist Pat Braden and composer/performer Carmen Braden from NWT, singer/songwriter Diyet from the Kluane First Nation, guitarist/songwriter Graeme Peters and percussionist Robert Van Lieshout from Yukon, and multi-instrumentalist/producer Jan de Vroede from Greenland bringing a circumpolar element.
Formed in 2015, New North Collective explore their ideas of the north – from the land to the people; from the traditional to the contemporary. Their shared music takes an in-depth look at being a northern person and artist with the impact of geography and community on the music they create collaboratively. Their music is diverse and skillful, representative of a multitude of genres. Specifically designed to discard stereotypes and push boundaries, this multi-media experience is simultaneously crowd-pleasing and thought-provoking for a diverse audience.
Due to retirement Prairie Debut is looking for an Executive Director to continue the organizations growth.
The Board of Prairie Debut is looking for arts and culture professionals who are passionate about bringing a positive musical impact to all areas of the Prairie Provinces. The only organization of its kind in western Canada, Prairie Debut is the conduit that links the best Canadian classical and world music artists to over 50 communities which are mostly rural and outside of the larger centres in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Yukon.
You can live anywhere in the three Prairie Provinces to work for us and some travel will be required.
Please find a complete job description HERE. Send your cover letter and résumé to Prairie Debut Board Chair Kevin Korchinski at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the 5:00 PM EST February 28, 2017 deadline.