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Music and Recording Internship with Purly Gates

Monday, March 16th, 2015 from 8:30am to Friday, March 20th, 2015 2:00pm
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PositionsMany Remaining
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Age Limit18 and up
Description
Music and Recording Internship with Purly Gates.VSA Texas Music and Recording interns with developmental disabilities will work with professional artists in the music industry through classroom settings, hands-on experience, field trips and performance events.

Purly Gates will be the internship instructor. She is a singer, songwriter and educator. She is a uniquely energetic performer with experience as a professional live musician and commercial recording artist. She has worked for over 10 years as a teaching artist with VSA and has specifically worked with the Internship project for the past four years.

As a volunteer your job will be a ‘general assistant’ to the teaching artist, helping with class management, assisting the interns as they learn music recording on Garage Band, providing one to one support to the interns and other duties as required.

Schedule:
• Date: Monday-Friday, March 16-20, 2015
• Volunteers are asked to come at 8:30am-4:30PM
• All classes held in Room 101 of the AGE Building, 3710 Cedar St., Austin, TX
• Includes a field trip to SXSW.
• No experience necessary, ideal for college students needing field hours for their course studies.
• Volunteers will be asked to come in for a brief orientation
• Morning and Afternoon shifts available:8:30am-12:30pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm

If anyone is interested you can email me at lynn@vsatx.org or call me at 512-454-9912.Thanks so much.

Lynn Johnson
Community Relations and Outreach Services
VSA Texas
3710 Cedar St., #7
Austin, TX 78705
Requirements
As a volunteer your job will be a ‘general assistant’ to the teaching artist, helping with class management, assisting the interns as they learn music recording on Garage Band, providing one to one support to the interns and other duties as required. Helpful if you know Garage Band or Audacity. Must be comfortable assisting folks with disabilities. Must be reliable as the interns need continuity in who they deal with everyday. It is difficult to have to keep learning about a new person, so we request as many hours as possible. Bring your own lunch.

Schedule:
• Date: Monday-Friday, March 16-20, 2015
• Volunteers are asked to come at 8:30am-4:30PM
• All classes held in Room 101 of the AGE Building, 3710 Cedar St., Austin, TX
• Includes a field trip to SXSW.
• No experience necessary, ideal for college students needing field hours for their course studies.
• Volunteers will be asked to come in for a brief orientation
• Morning and Afternoon shifts available:
8:30am-12:30pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm


If anyone is interested you can email me at lynn@vsatx.org or call me at 512-454-9912.
Thanks so much.


Lynn Johnson
Community Relations and Outreach Services
VSA Texas
3710 Cedar St., #7
Austin, TX 78705
PerksYou get to be on a float during HONK Texas which will be sometime between March 27-29th. http://www.honktx.org/. Street Bands and we have been given a float for our interns to play their mu7sic
Parking DetailsYou can park in the back parking lot of the AGE (Austin Groups for the Elderly) Building which is on Home Street or street parking but make sure you don't park where there is residential area parking signs or you will be ticketed. Buses run a block from the building.
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Location: off of 38th and Guadalupe, AGE Building, 3710 Cedar St. Room 101, Austin, TX 78705

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