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CaPS and your Music Career Advisor are here to help!
Jan Bottomer | jan.bottomer@mcgill.ca 514 398-3304 x0768

Call or email Jan to make an appointment to:

  • Have a candid conversation about your career ideas/concerns
  • Learn about resources and ideas both inside and outside the music industry
  • Have your CV, bio or other promotional materials reviewed
  • Discuss job search strategies, and much more!

Can't make it to the Brown Building?
Stop by room A-601 in the New Music Building for Music Career drop-in hours

  • Wednesday November 13th, 1:30 – 3:00
  • Wednesday, November 27th, 1:30 – 3:00

Upcoming Events

Arts Leadership Workshop, Beyond the Concert Hall: Musicians for the 21st Century
Saturday November 16th, 2-5pm. Room A-832, New Music Building
With Linda Gerstle, Director of Education & Community Partnerships, From the Top

In this hands-on workshop, participants will be introduced to examples of musicians preparing for multi-faceted careers in the arts, inspiring and building new audiences for classical music, and using their talents to make a difference in the lives of others. Participants will explore their potential as artists and leaders in identifying opportunities in their own communities for using music to empower, inspire, and create change.

Workshop is free with registration. Snacks will be provided.
To register, please visit:

Legal information night, Montreal Artists Legal Clinic
Monday November 18th, 7:30-8:15pm
Conseil des arts de Montreal (CAM), 1210 Sherbrooke Est.

Wondering about copyright and licensing laws? Have questions about contracts? CJAM was founded with the goal of providing free legal information to artists and arts organizations lacking means to acquire the services of a lawyer.

Moment Factory Presentation: Meet Matei Paquin, Project Development Director
Thursday November 21st, 12:00-1:00pm
Frank Dawson Adams Building, Room 5

Moment Factory’s mission is WE DO IT IN PUBLIC. A new media and entertainment studio specialized in the conception and production of multimedia environments, Moment Factory combines video, lighting, architecture, sound and special effects to create remarkable experiences.

WE DO IT ON STAGE - renowned for their work on Madonna’s Background Effects at the SuperBowl and for other well-known artists such as Jay-Z, Bon Jovi, Usher, DJ Tiesto and many more! For more information: www.momentfactory.com/en/about

Job Listings & Resources

Check out myFuture for job and internship opportunities!

New this week:
Job 56067 – Musicians/Writers/Composers/Producers at Grayson Matthews
Job 54940 – Music Teachers at Musicircle School of Music

Opportunities in Music: Bridge Worldwide Music Connection

Maintained by the New England Conservatory, this database provides access to over 2,800 opportunities in music and arts administration. New listings for auditions, teaching jobs, grants, festivals and competitions are posted every day... and McGill CaPS has a subscription! *Contact Jan for the login information.

Let the Kid Study Music, Already!

This uplifting article discusses the skills and other benefits accrued by studying music.