College of the North Atlantic student, alumna, and faculty member nominated for East Coast Music Association awards

College of the North Atlantic

from the press release:

“Three people, three backgrounds, three awards. A College of the North Atlantic (CNA) student, alumna and faculty member will be contending for awards at the East Coast Music Association (ECMA) annual awards presentation, taking place in Saint John, New Brunswick this April.

Leading by example, Sound Recording & Production instructor, Michelle Robertson, has been nominated in the Management/Manager of the Year category as an Associate with Kilbride Music, while Jordan Coaker, currently in his second semester of the Sound Recording & Production program, has been nominated with his Waterfront Fire bandmates for the Rising Star Recording of the Year award. Graphic Design alumna, Tara Thompson, has been nominated for Graphic/Media Artist of the Year. Both Coaker and Thompson were award winners in the similar categories at the MusicNL Awards Gala held in October 2016.

The East Coast Music Association is a regional collaboration of music industry professionals in Atlantic Canada. The primary activity of the association is the annual East Coast Music Week, an event that attracts industry professionals, talent buyers, media, and record labels from around the globe.

Each year the ECMA offers a dynamic array of musical showcases, seminars and industry-centered gatherings. Music Week 2017 will involve an awards show, Song Writers Circle, various showcases, Export Buyers Stage performances and a Big Ticket Show.”

Read more here.