2018 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class Winners Announced

The four winners of the fourth annual Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class have been announced. They are: Haviah Mighty from Brampton, ON; Port Cities from Cape Breton, NS; smrtdeath from Winnipeg, MB; and Halifax, NS's Aquakultre, who was also the 2018 winner of CBC Music's Searchlight competition.

The winners, selected by a “super-jury” of music industry leaders, the winning acts will receive an all-inclusive trip to Toronto for an intensive mentorship week hosted by Canada’s Music Incubator at Coalition Music with industry leaders and Canadian artists. This will conclude with a music industry showcase night in Toronto. Additionally, the winners will receive a trip to the 2019 JUNO Awards in London, Ont., that includes transportation, hotel, complete access to JUNO Week events, and a performance slot at JUNOfest Presented by CBC Music; a two-day music festival during JUNO Week. One artist will be selected to perform in front of over 1,200 music industry elite at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards. The winners will be featured in exclusive content that will run on, as well as receive studio time at Slaight Music Recording Studios.

Partners of the 2018/2019 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class are Slaight Music, and Canada’s Music Incubator at Coalition Music.

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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