YUKON WOMEN IN MUSIC - (YWIM) is a non-profit organization for women musicians in the Yukon

 

Yukon Women in Music (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.

YWIM provides resources for women musicians in Yukon including:

• workshops
• songwriting circles
• performance opportunities
• mentorship opportunities

Music Skills Training Series

Workshops are filling up fast! Reserve your spot and take advantage of this great opportunity. There are still a couple of spots left for Saturday. 

Yukon Women in Music and the Cultural Industries Training Fund present the Music Skills Training Series 
Open to everyone. 
To register for any of these workshops and more information go to our Workshops page.

YWIM AGM on Friday, September 30th at the Westmark at 5:30pm

Are you interested in Yukon Women in Music? 

Do you sing or play an instrument or just want to support the organization? 

Would you like to learn about our upcoming workshops and performance opportunities? 

Would you like to join YWIM/update your membership (it's only $20)? 

Would you like to find out what we are up to? Send an email to yukonwomeninmusic@gamil.com to get on the email list, or send a request here on our website. 

Would you like to get involved? 

We are holding out Annual General…

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Last Cook Shack Session of the season at Million Dollar Falls

YWIM would like to thank BJ McLean for organizing these events. Please see a message from BJ, below. 

"Wow! What a way to end the Cook Shack season! Million Dollar Falls campground is stunning. Our Cook Shack "karma" held. Rained buckets on Friday, and Sat. but we woke to sunshine and mountain views all around us on Saturday! YES! Such a beautiful camp! Large, private sites. Clean and well stocked. Mountain views from most sites, or sites right on the river. Totally worth the extra 70km (?)...less than an…

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Come Spend the Week Being Creative! Music And Art - Workshop - Keno City

Keno City is at the end of the road about 285 km southeast of Dawson City and 465 KM north of Whitehorse, but it is an amazing little town full of history and colourful people. The population is about 14 give or take. 

It will be an amazing place to spend the week of Aug 1-7 getting outside of your head. Putting your eyes, hands and heart to work making art. Or putting your ears, voice and heart to work making music. And even share it with others if you are so inclined at the nightly performances and art…

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Folk Society Coffee House February 6

Open stage sign up is at 6:00pm to perform at the Folk Society Coffee House.  This month features YWIM as the guest performer! Come on out for an evening of singing and songwriting inspiration. Saturday, February 6, 2016.
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THE BAKERS DOZEN 3RD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT & Bake Sale

YWIM 2015
Yukon Women In Music Presents
The Bakers Dozen 3rd Annual CHRISTMAS CONCERT & Bake Sale  Saturday, December 12th  Doors @ 7:30 Concert @ 8:00  Tickets $15 or $10 for members, seniors and youth.  Donatios for the Food Bank Accepted.

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Previous events

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

Jun17

YWIM Cook Shack Sessions 2017

Lapie Canyon Campground, Yukon

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

Dec10

Annual Christmas Concert & Bake Sale

United Church

Baker's Dozen Annual Christmas Concert and Bake Sale - featuring 13 YWIM performers. Tickets. 15$

Dec3

Guitar Maintenance And Set Up Workshop with Erica Heyligers

Woodshine Finishing, 104 Tungsten Road, Whitehorse

Guitar Maintenance And Set Up Workshop with Erica Heyligers December 3rd, 2016 from 2:00-5:00 pm Description: Students come with their own guitar and learn hands on how to care and properly set up their instrument. They learn about all the parts of the guitar, what their functions are, about intonation, fret wear and how to trouble shoot problems like buzzing. They will then adjust their own guitar for optimum playability by learning to adjust the truss rod and adjust the saddle height. Strings available for purchase. Location: Woodshine Finishing 104 Tungsten road Whitehorse 668-3408

Nov27

Songwriting Workshop with Kim Beggs and BJ MacLean

TBA

Songwriting Workshop with Kim Beggs and BJ MacLean Sunday, November 27th, from 12-5:00pm (location TBA) Come work with Kim and BJ as they walk us through their song-writing methods. They will work with participants as a group and on a one-on-one basis. Come prepared to write. Pen and paper supplied. Bring songs or poems you have started if you would like some feedback.

Sep30

YWIM AGM

Westmark Hotel, Wood Street , Whitehorse

We are holding out Annual General Meeting Friday, September 30th at 5:30 at the Westmark.

This year, we are looking for 3 new board members. If you would like to be involved with the board, please join us or let us know beforehand. We need some new energy and ideas to carry us through the next few years. The commitment would be no more than a meeting a month, and committee meetings for our events. Your help means we can continue to offer the same great services and performance opportunities to the women, and young women of the Yukon. We hope to see you there.

YWIM COOK SHACK SESSIONS 2016

Teslin Campground, Teslin, Yukon

Acoustic music in the campgrounds. Performances by local YWIM musicians. FREE! Family Friendly! Door Prizes! Music jam after concert. CD's for sale!

YUKON WOMEN IN MUSIC Coffee House Concert

RecPlex, Whitehorse

Saturday, November 21st, 8:00PM Lots of talent! Meagan Haddock BJ McLean Kate Weekes Selina Hayligers-Hare Kendra Hotson

10$ Admission

Sep25

YWIM AGM

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Westmark (Tagish Room)

Yukon Women in Music AGM is this Friday, September 25th, at 5:30 at the Westmark (Tagish Room). Come join us to hear what Yukon Women in Music has been up to for the last year, and what our plans are for the upcoming year and how you can get involved