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Member Focus - Cheyanna Kootenhayoo (DJ Kookum)

Posted July 13, 2020 by

Kookum is an Indigenous DJ and videographer from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, and Cold Lake First Nations, their maternal Denesuline traditional territory. Based out of Vancouver BC, Kookum has been making a name for their self across the country and is no stranger in the community. Kookum is ...

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Member Focus - Marc LaFrance

Posted June 25, 2020 by

With over 40 years experience in the music industry, VMA Life Member Marc LaFrance boasts an impressive musical résumé. Aside from touring with his bands Cease and Desist and Atlantic Crossing, as well as with Randy Bachman, Marc has also done a considerable amount of recording work as a drummer ...

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Congratulations to the 2020 Juno Award Nominees!

Posted January 31, 2020 by

Congratulations to the following VMA 145 members, who have been nominated for this year's Juno Awards! Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Chor Leoni Men's Choir - "When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio (along with VMA members Martin Fisk, Robin Reid, and the Borealis String Quart...

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Member Focus - Emily Chambers

Posted November 01, 2019 by

What a journey it has been for Emily Chambers so far!  Since moving to Nashville, Emily has been making lifetime memories wherever she goes, whether it’s performing in the “Music City,” or fulfilling her dream of touring in her own camper van.  In this interview, you’ll learn more about her intro...

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