We're here to help you navigate Northern Ontario’s music scene, communities, resources, and opportunities to get your musical career to the next level. We offer opportunities to be featured in showcases at the provincial, national and international level, run workshops and retreats throughout the year, and provide insight into how to access funding opportunities. Most importantly, we work one-on-one with artists to help them explore successful career paths. 

The costs that come with starting a career in music can present significant barriers that keep musicians from realizing their passions. CION has put together a list of funding entities that offer financial support to emerging and established artists who have their sights set on achieving new music milestones: 

Northern Ontario's seasonal music festivals make for action-packed Summer months in beautiful communities. From folk to rock, country to jazz, and everything in between, you'll find your sound here.

Navigating the music industry landscape can be both a harrowing and humbling experience – understanding your rights is an important step that all musicians must take before their careers can take flight. The following organizations will set you on the right path:

Stuck on a snag that’s keeping you from realizing your full potential? We're here to help. Reach out to CION's Lead of Music Sector Development to book a complimentary consultation! 

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