RoseAnna Schick is the Aboriginal Music Program's (AMP) Mentor in Residence for the month of February. Starting on Monday, February 6 she will be available for marketing and publicity consultations over the phone, by email, and at the Manitoba Music Resource Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Aboriginal songwriters and musicians of all ages and experience, residing in Manitoba, are encouraged to submit in-office consultation requests, call in with questions about marketing and publicity, or email RoseAnna for advice and feedback. Terilyn Lavallee will be taking messages for RoseAnna over the phone and email questions can be sent to her at the firstname.lastname@example.org address.
FOR PHONE MESSAGES AND TO SET UP A CONSULTATION:
Aboriginal Music Program Administrator
TO EMAIL ROSEANNA SCHICK:
ABOUT ROSEANNA SCHICK:
RoseAnna Schick, a communications specialist, entertainment publicist, published writer, project manager, professional speaker, logistics coordinator, manager, consultant, facilitator, entrepreneur, and all around multi-tasker who knows how to get things done founded RAS Creative in 1995.
RoseAnna has personally acquired 17 years experience on more than 60 film and television productions, over 50 special events and creative projects, and with dozens of musicians. She likes to think ‘outside the box’ while staying ‘hands on’ with every undertaking. She has a knack for overseeing the biggest of pictures, while keeping an eye on the smallest of details.
A frequent freelance writer, RoseAnna's work has been published in dozens of magazines and newspapers. She is regularly called upon to write bios, press kits, profiles, website content, video scripts, and other materials. RoseAnna was proud to win the 2011 Women of Distinction Awards for her work in Public Awareness and Communications, and was nominated in 2007 for the Manitoba Women Entrepreneurs of the Year Awards. Other nominations include Outstanding Manager of the year at the 2001 Prairie Music Awards for working with Winnipeg rock band Pushing Daisies, and three Best Music Video nods for producing Pushing Daisies' debut video Disagree.
Active in her communities, RoseAnna’s involvement included a two-year term as Executive Director of the Manitoba Motion Picture Industry Association (now known as On Screen Manitoba), where she was responsible for overseeing Manitoba’s film and television industry. She spent three years on the Board of Directors for the Manitoba Audio Recording Industry Association (now known as Manitoba Music), during which time she co-lead the association in an entire board redevelopment process, and was a founding member of the Prairie Music Alliance (now known as the Western Canadian Music Alliance).
RoseAnna’s unique experiences and expertise have allowed her to become an accomplished speaker, and she is called upon often to create and deliver workshops, make presentations, moderate panels and inspire students. She is passionate about life-long learning, and signs up for sessions, classes and courses to continue her own pursuit of professional and personal development, while staying up-to-date on ever-changing trends and practices.
ABOUT THE AMP MENTORS IN RESIDENCE:
The AMP Mentors in Residence will be available to answer questions about the business side of the music industry, equipment and instruments, recording, performing, songwriting, and musicianship for the months of September, November, December, and February.
The AMP Mentors:
September 2011 - Tracy Bone (country)
November 2011 - Vince Fontaine (rock)
December 2011 - Don Amero (folk)
February 2012 - RoseAnna Schick (marketing and publicity)