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Applications Open for Young, Black & Deadly Youth Mentorship Program

Applications for the YOUNG, BLACK & DEADLY Indigenous youth music mentorship program for 2018 are now open.
Young Black & Deadly (YBD) is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fast track youth music program run by Gadigal Information Service (Koori Radio) and located in Redfern, Sydney. Young Indigenous musicians between the ages of 12 and 18 looking to gain quality music industry experience are encouraged to apply.
The program is free and features a series of music and songwriting development workshops run by experienced Indigenous musicians and performers. There are also opportunities for budding young artists to collaborate with other young Indigenous musicians, free time recording in a fully equipped professional studio as well as opportunities to perform on the YBD stage at Yabun 2019 and some future Klub Koori events.
The program concludes with the release of a music compilation (EP) featuring all of the participants and a professionally produced music video.
Applications close on Friday March 9th. All participants must be between the ages of 12 and 18 and live within the greater Sydney region. The online application form is located at
All applicants will need permission from a parent or guardian and are also required to upload a short sample of their music along with their application. It could be a video, voice recording off a phone, a link to Soundcloud, a Youtube clip, etc.
For more information please email or ring Gadigal Information Service at (02) 9384 4000.