Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC) is a non-profit organization developed to grow and support Cape Breton’s music industry.

CBMIC has distributed over $1 million in funds, hosted countless showcase opportunities and provided industry-related training year in and year out to hard-working and promising musicians from Cape Breton during the last decade.

Mission

To support members of the Cape Breton music industry by providing training, information and resources needed to establish themselves as viable industry professionals and to succeed in business.

Vision

To help create an internationally recognized Cape Breton music industry that is both economically and culturally sustainable.

Values

  • Bring industry together
  • Empower
  • Advocate
  • Train

Partnerships and Industry

CBMIC realizes that the music industry in Cape Breton is a sustainable one. Through partnerships with government agencies, private sector, media, local venues and music-related organizations within Canada and beyond, CBMIC’s goal is to bridge the gap between local musicians and the music industry as a whole.

Mavin Waves Festival

CBMIC Workshops

Each year CBMIC delivers a series of educational workshops that are directly related to the industry and the development of artists. These workshops cover a variety of topics and are a valuable benefit to our members. These workshops are made possible by the following funding partners:

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Protocase

Board of Directors

CBMIC is currently run by a volunteer Board of Directors with a vast amount of knowledge and experience of the current music industry standards and what needs to occur (on both a short-term and long-term basis) to assure this industry continues to strengthen and grow within Cape Breton- and more importantly, expand CBMIC on a national and international scale.

Executive

Nigel Kearns

Nigel Kearns

Chairperson

Debbie Mullins

Debbie Mullins

Vice-Chairperson

Chris McDonald

Chris McDonald

Secretary

Jerry Holland

Jerry Holland

Treasurer

Directors

Eirinn Fraser

Candee McCarthy

John Ellingbo

Joe Sampson

John Aylward

Aaron C. Lewis

Roberta Head

Victor Tomiczek

Staff

Victor Tomiczek

Duane Nardocchio

Operations Manager

CBMIC Office

Suite 128
37 Nepean Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6A7 Canada

(902) 577-2547
info@cbmic.ca