Venus Fest 2021 Mentorship Program

Developing artists and emerging music industry professionals: You’re invited to apply to Venus Fest’s new summer mentorship programRARELING founder, Tasha Schumann (Tasha the Amazon), will be 1 of 8 mentors in this 2-month, one-on-one opportunity.

APPLY BY: June 21, 2021 @ 5pm EST


About the Program:

Selected participants will receive an honorarium and the opportunity to attend ongoing one-on-one sessions with mentors one hour per week for eight weeks through July and August. Participants will also have the opportunity to connect with each other through peer sessions and hear special presentations from three keynote speakers throughout the program.

The Venus Fest Mentorship Program will take place July 4th – August 27th, 2021.


We strongly encourage individuals who have faced systemic barriers in music to apply for the program. All mentees will receive a paid honorarium upon completing the program. We encourage developing/emerging music industry professionals to participate and apply as well as musicians/artists.

Mentees need to be available one hour each week during the program dates to meet with mentors and need to be available for keynote talks and peer-to-peer sessions periodically.

About Venus Fest

Venus Fest is a Toronto not-for-profit music festival and concert series. The festival is a new kind of space within music that addresses historical industry challenges from the past while looking to the future.

We represent fresh and clear voices that are pushing for change and looking ahead within our communities. We are creating the future today, and our organizing team, artists, funders, and partners stand in support of this work.

Thank you for you interest in the Venus Fest 2021 Mentorship program!

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