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Event Date(s) and Time(s)

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 (All day)


Event Type: 
Target Audience: 
Young People Aged Between 12-18
Expected Numbers: 


Merrijig Lodge
10 McCormack's Road
Merrijig VIC 3723

Contact Details

Event Organising Body: 
Mansfield FReeZA Committee
Event Organiser: 
Kylie Peel
03 5775 8619


Event Fees: 
Free for successful applicants



Due to unforseen circumstances, this event has been postponed until early 2020. More details to come when new dates are confirmed. We apologise for any inconvenince.



The Mansfield FReeZA team is hosting ‘Emerging Sounds’, a weekend songwriting and producers camp designed specifically for 12-18 year olds with creative minds and experience with either an instrument, vocals, producing or interest in songwriting.

Places are limited to 20 and will be allocated by an application process.

Weekend workshops include:

• Writing and performing a song within a band 

• Creating lyrics, melodies and enhancing your chords. 

• Specialised training on producing, mixing, sampling and recording, from a certified Ableton trainer on software Ableton Live 

Participants will have the opportunity to experience a Q&A session with industry professionals and mentors, covering topics such as creating songs, recording, approaching labels, booking venues, and future opportunities within the music industry. 

They will also be given a timeslot at the ‘Rock Out’ stage, the gig renowned for giving a rockin’ start to the High Country Festival. ‘Rock Out’ is held in High St, Friday the 1st of November, 2019. 

Applications close Monday September 23


What is Ableton Live?

Ableton Live lets you easily create, produce and perform music within one intuitive interface. Live keeps everything in sync and works in real-time, so you can play and modify your musical ideas without interrupting the creative flow.

Live comes with a versatile collection of instruments, sounds, kits and loops for creating any kind of music and provides a full complement of effects to tweak and process your sound. -


*Mansfield Steiner School and Mansfield FReeZA are working together to extend the opportunity for all emerging artists aged 12-18 to enter both the Steiner School Song Writing Competition (Oct 26th) and 'Emerging Sounds’ Youth Songwriting Camp. Anyone who is successful in both applications will not miss out on either event! 


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Last Updated: Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 - 09:44