YWIM is a volunteer run organization that meets regularly to organize concerts, workshops and fund raising events, as well as to provide networking opportunities for women in Whitehorse  and Yukon communities. Resources include concerts, workshops, song writing, performance & mentorship.

 

First Cook Shack Session...Drury Creek Campground, May 18th!

First Cook Shack Session...Drury Creek Campground, May 18th!

 

 

 

YWIM Calendar Events 2019

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AGM - Yukon Women in Music

Westmark Whitehorse, , 601 Wood Street, Whitehorse

It's that time of year again...!! 

What: Yukon Women in Music AGM  When: Friday, September 27th,  Social time: 5:30pm (Complimentary appies!)  Business meeting: 6pm  Where: Westmark, 201 Wood Street - Bennett Post Room 

This is the meeting where we'll share all about what YWIM's been up to over the past year, and encourage you to become even more involved!  As an organization, we're as strong as our membership is strong and active...and it's been a great year! Some stuff we've done this year: Cook Shack Sessions, mentorships, musical collaborations, JamFest...  Several people are stepping down from the executive to make room for some new folks! We're looking to fill the following positions this year:  President  Vice-president  Secretary  Treasurer 

In addition to these positions, we have committee leads who'd love to have members join them to move various projects forward over the year:  Grant writing  Mentorship development  Membership and Volunteer engagement  Event planning 

If you have questions or suggestions prior to the AGM, please share them with us via this email. Otherwise, we hope to see you on September 27th at the Westmark!! 

The awesome YWIM Board of Directors 2018-19

Cook Shack Session

Marsh Lake Campground, Army Beach Subdivision, Marsh Lake

Free family-friendly acoustic concert and art workshop in lovely Marsh Lake Campground. Art workshop with featured visual artist Nicole Bauberger at 1pm; Featured musicians: Karina Howard; Barbara Chamberlin; Brenda-Lee Katerenchuk and Andrea McColeman, and BJ MacLean. Concert at 7pm in the Cook shack. All welcome ~ and bring your instruments for the post-concert jam!

YWIM Cook Shack Concert & Art Workshop

Nunatuk Campground

Located 16 km on Frenchman Lake loop off Campbell hwy. (Can also be accessed via Klondike hwy, Tatchun Lake turn off...longer route) Concert at 7:00 ...followed by community jam session. Art Workshop at 1:00: Cai Krikorian will be offering a free needle felting workshop. You're welcome to bring your own hoodie or jeans to felt on, or use materials provided by artist. As always these are FREE, FAMILY - FRIENDLY events. All ages and skill levels welcome for workshop and community jam session!

May24

JamFest

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Old Constabulary Subdivision, Marsh Lake

We invite YWIM members to participate in a musical retreat May 24 - 26, at Old Constabulary, Marsh Lake. There will be instruction in guitar, mandolin, violin, bass guitar, harmonies, and other instruments, on how to jam, and more - for both beginner and intermediate players. $150 - YWIM members (Not a member? Join on this website, under Products and Services) More info in the Workshop section of our website!

COOK SHACK CONCERT

DRURY CREEK CAMPGROUND

Free, family-friendly acoustic music concert in the Cook Shack! Saturday evening, 6:30pm. Members of 'Yukon Women in Music' and their accompanists will perform a range of original and well-loved music, followed by an open Jam! Bring your instrument on down to the Cook Shack and join in!

YWIM Board Meeting

Westmark Whitehorse, Whitehorse

Find out what's happening at YWIM - Attend our next board meeting !!! The Yukon Women in Music board holds meetings every month or so, but this next one is extra special. We thought this would be a great time to invite our membership to an open meeting of the board, to get to know your board members, learn more about upcoming projects, bring your ideas to the table, and find out how to become more involved.  Our next meeting is Wednesday May 9th, at the Westmark Whitehorse.  We'll start with some socializing with a 'meet & greet' at 530 pm, followed by the business meeting itself at 6 pm. Appies will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Your Yukon Women in Music Board

Chair: Shirley Watts-Haase Vice Chair: Barb Chamberlin Secretary: Elaine Schiman Treasurer: Darlene Easton Board members: BJ MacLean, Lindy Jo Aston, Krysta Easton, Mireille Labbe, Tannis Falkenberg

Mar24

Class #2. Performance Skills – Plugged in

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United Church , Whitehorse

Performance workshops for vocalists on Saturday, March 24 at the United Church This is a hands-on 3-hour class with 2 instructors and a band, consisting of drums/bass/guitar. Each of the participants will get half an hour to perform a song and receive feedback. The final student concert will be held that evening, from 7-8 PM.

Mar24

Class #1. Performance Skills - unplugged

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United Church

performance workshops for vocalists on Saturday, March 24 at the United Church Class #1. Performance Skills - unplugged from 11-2. This is a hands on 3-hour class that focuses on acoustic performance values.

SOUND TECH Workshop with Marshall Charlebois

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United Church, Main Street, Whitehorse

On March 24th, at the United Church on Main Street, there will be a 1 hour orientation class from 10 - 11am, followed by 3 hours of hands-on practice with participants in the "Performance – Plugged in" workshop taking place that same day from 3 - 6pm. You will then have even more hands-on mentoring and experience, assisting with the evening concert...7 - 8:30pm, to really get you going!

Learn how to set up a basic PA and get a hands-on opportunity to work the board!

Chart Writing with Annie Avery

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90753 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse

Learn how to write a chart so that you can easily work with a band. This is for those who want to learn how to give their song to a band and have them be able to play it The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 17, from 11-1 at her studio at 90753 Alaska Highway, just south of the golf course. The cost is $25 for YWIM members and $35 for non-YWIM members. Bring a lunch if needed. Class limit is 7 people. Please contact Barbara at bcyukon@mac.cm for information or questions.

Sound Level 1 with Erica Heyligers

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104 Tungsten Road, Whitehorse, YT

Sound Level 1 with Erica Heyligers. Come learn how to set up a basic PA, work the board, handle effects, take care of your PA, and much more!This workshop will be held on March 10 at 104 Tungsten Road from 11:00-2:00. The cost is $25 for YWIM members and $35 for non-YWIM members. Bring a lunch if needed. Class limit is 5 people. Please contact: Barbara at bcyukon@mac.cm to reserve a place in the class.

Sep16

YWIM Cook Shack Sessions 2017

Pine Lake Campground, Yukon

Acoustic music in the campgrounds! Concert - 6:30 pm...Door prizes! Open Jam 8 - 9:30pm. Daytime events 10am - 4pm. FREE Family - Friendly activities in celebration of the Canadian Heritage River - Alsek River. #OurRivers#Canada150

Aug12

YWIM Cook Shack Sessions 2017

Million Dollar Falls Campground, Yukon

Acoustic music in the campgrounds! Concert - 7:30 pm open Jam 9-10pm Door prizes! FREE Family - Friendly Concerts added daytimes music and activities for Canadian Heritage River Celebrations

Jul15

YWIM Cook Shack Sessions 2017

NUNATUK CAMPGROUND, Yukon

Acoustic music in the campgrounds! Concert - 7:30 pm open Jam 9-10pm Door prizes! FREE Family - Friendly Concerts

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YWIM AGM - September 27, 2019

It's that time of year again...!! 

What: Yukon Women in Music AGM 
When: Friday, September 27th, 
Social time: 5:30pm (Complimentary appies!) 
Business meeting: 6pm 
Where: Westmark, 201 Wood Street - Bennett Post Room 

This is the meeting where…

September 21 - Marsh Lake Cook Shack Session ~ Season Finale!

SEASON FINALE! Cook Shack Session at Marsh Lake Campground - Saturday, September 21.  

Located 40 km southwest of Whitehorse on lovely Marsh Lake, in the Marsh Lake Subdivision 

At 1:00pm, featured visual artist, Nicole Bauberger will be offering…

August 17th - Nunatuk Campground Cook Shack Session!

Next Cook Shack Session at Nunatuk campground - Saturday, August 17. 

Located 16 km on Frenchman Lake loop off Campbell hwy. (Can also be accessed via Klondike hwy, Tatchun Lake turn off...longer route) 

Concert at 7:00 ...followed by…

Teslin Lake Cook Shack Session - July 20, 2019

Free, family-friendly and fun music in Yukon Parks Campground - this time at Teslin Lake, just off the Alaska Highway.  Saturday evening, July 20th, at 7pm...join us for another of the outdoor concerts in one of the Yukon's most beautiful…

Drury Creek Cook Shack Session: Music and Visual Art!

Our first Cook Shack Session of summer, 2019...you may not want to miss this! Performers are the lovely Tania Gosselin, Lindy-Jo Aston, Kim Beggs and BJ MacLean in concert, with visual artist Janice Brodie. 

Cook Shack Sessions 2019 - Locations and Dates!!

Here they are, folks!  Once again, Yukon campgrounds will be filled with live, acoustic music the third Saturday of each month from May to September.  This map shows the dates and locations; more details to come soon!

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