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Adult Music Co-ops support adult musicians in Louisiana

From the Tipitina's Foundation newsletter: Tipitina's Music Office Co-ops offer musicians and those interested in digital media a place where they can work on their craft. Recently, we asked Co-op members to share with us their experiences utilizing the Co-ops throughout Louisiana.  "I came to the Co-Op a few months ago searching for help deciding the best plan of action for my band's debut record. After some additional fine-tuning and planning I began an 8-week radio campaign peaking at #207 on the Weighted College Radio Charts. My band has now signed a number of licensing deals, and booked an upcoming Austin City Limits afterparty show. I can be found most days at the Co-op collaborating with other members." – Fred...

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Tipitina’s Internship Program sends interns to Berklee College of Music in Boston

On August 9, Berklee City Music wrapped up the 5-week summer session with the annual scholarship concert!  The concert featured performances by Tipitina’s Interns Revon Andrews and Orlando Gilbert whose ensembles were selected to perform.  Berklee City Music represents a collection of 44 music organizations across North America that provide music education to underserved youth. Each year, Berklee City Music awards four-year full tuition scholarships to students from City Music Network Sites who demonstrate outstanding music capabilities and potential to excel at Berklee College of Music.  These scholarships are awarded on stage at the 5-week finale concert.  This year we are proud to announce that two of eight scholarships were awarded to Tipitina’s Foundation Interns.  Orlando Gilbert and Ariyan Brister...

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