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.

YWIM BLOG

JamFest 2020 - Postponed until further notice

YWIM sadly announces that JamFest 2020, planned for May 29 - 31 at Marsh Lake, has been postponed indefinitely, due to COVID-19. We'll be sure to post new information when we can reschedule this much-loved musical retreat.  Please visit our…

YWIM Fundraising Concert, April 4th - Cancelled

YWIM Fundraising Concert, April 4th - Cancelled until further notice 

YWIM regrets the cancellation of our Spring Fundraising Concert, but we feel this decision is in the best interests of everyone,

given the quickly evolving nature of…

YWIM Spring Fundraising Concert


 

This is a call out for performers for YWIM's fundraising concert on Saturday April 4. This will take place in the Whitehorse United Church Sanctuary, in the evening. 

The theme this year is GROWING TOGETHER. As this…

YWIM Fundraising Bottle Drive

Have you enjoyed the COOK SHACK SESSIONS? 

Please help support this program for summer 2020 by donating your bottles and cans to the 

Yukon Women in Music (YWIM) account at Raven Recycling. 

If you need us to…

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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!

JamFest 2019

D'you want to jam this summer? Are you looking for ways to learn and develop your playing and singing? Want to experience new music and people to start your summer off? 

In conjunction with Cosco Yukon Outfitting Ltd…

YWIM Calendar of Events 2020

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JamFest 2020

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Old Constabulary, Marsh Lake

JAMFEST is happening in 2020!! IT’S always good and we mean to have fun again ~ May 29,30,31 at our usual Marsh Lake location.

D'you want to participate in jams this summer? Are you looking for ways to learn and develop your playing and singing? Want to experience new music and people or maybe a new instrument to start your summer off?

In conjunction with Cosco Yukon Outfitting Ltd., Yukon Women in Music (YWIM) will hold a music retreat at Marsh Lake’s Old Constabulary subdivision from Friday evening, May 29, until 4:00 on Sunday, May 31. There will be instruction in guitar, mandolin, harmonies, fiddle, and other instruments, on how to jam, and more - for both beginner and intermediate players.

Classes are during the day, with jamming on Friday and Saturday evenings around the bonfire, culminating in a performance at the Jackalope in the Marsh Lake Community Centre on Sunday afternoon.

Cost: $150 for YWIM members; $175 for non-members; snacks throughout, and meals provided on Saturday and Sunday.

Not a member of YWIM? Go to ywim.ca and become one!

Bring your own tent, trailer or RV… there will be lots of camping spots available onsite, all included in the cost. There will also be a few beds available in the home onsite as well as the opportunity to “camp out” in the basement

Please email bcyukon@mac.com to put yourself on the list. This is not a firm commitment, but will put you on a list that I will send more information and registration details out to as soon as teachers are hired and the registration is on the website. The retreat is limited to 25 participants…and registrations will be on a first come first served basis when it all happens!

Thanks and hope to jam with you this May!

Barbara, Project Manager, & the YWIM Board

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