YOUTH & ADULTS in the MUSIC INDUSTRY

May 11 & 12, 2019, Lake Wanaka Centre

Email info@yami.nz for information on Day Passes

YAMI is a weekend of music industry workshops, panels, and showcases for anyone aged from 10 to 110 years. Summit places for the weekend are now sold out although some Day Passes are available. Email us at info@yami.nz

It is abundantly clear that the musical world is constantly changing, and these workshops will prepare you for jobs in the industry that don’t even exist yet!

Our stunning array of talented and wondrous tutors and speakers are courageous, honest and generous in the sharing of their processes, and can steer you away from potential pitfalls.

YAMI 2019 participants will be lucky enough to work alongside the likes of Tiki Taane, Bella Kalolo, Kings, Lee Prebble, Barnaby Weir, P Digsss, Warren Maxwell, Lisa Tomlins, Martine Harding, Sam Trevethick, Danny Fairley and more.

Would you like to SPONSOR A STUDENT? Find out more HERE

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@yami.nz

Latest News from YAMI

6 days ago

YAMI Sounz Summit

Today we're profiling two totally different legends coming to Wanaka in May: P Digsss and Nicky Harrop...

Lead singer of Shapeshifter, MC of The Peacekeepers and all-round legend...we salute you P Digsss

Nicky is GM at Rhythmethod, NZ largest independent music distributor, with background in labels, events and marketing. Genius!
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Today were profiling two totally different legends coming to Wanaka in May: P Digsss and Nicky Harrop...

Lead singer of Shapeshifter, MC of The Peacekeepers and all-round legend...we salute you P Digsss 

Nicky is GM at  Rhythmethod, NZ largest independent music distributor, with background in labels, events and marketing. Genius!Image attachment

2 weeks ago

YAMI Sounz Summit

Each week leading up to May 11 & 12 we'll profile some of the astounding talent that will join us at YAMI in Wanaka. This week it's a fabulous diva, and a remarkable festival director. Brilliant #Bellakalolo (Happy Belated Birthday Bella Kalolo) and Slave to the #Rhythmandalps Alexander Turnbull . Can't wait to see you at www.yami.nz/ ... See MoreSee Less

Each week leading up to May 11 & 12 well profile some of the astounding talent that will join us at YAMI in Wanaka. This week its a fabulous diva, and a remarkable festival director. Brilliant #Bellakalolo (Happy Belated Birthday Bella Kalolo) and Slave to the #Rhythmandalps Alexander Turnbull . Cant wait to see you at www.yami.nz/Image attachment

 

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Olly Thomas this might help with your singing. Thankfully you’re signed up!

1 month ago

YAMI Sounz Summit

Youth & Adults in the Music Industry Summit, 2017. Thanks to all who were a part of it, and thanks to all who are to be a part of 2019! www.yami.nz ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Such an amazing thing to be part of. Always grateful to be able to experience something like this :)

2 months ago

YAMI Sounz Summit

Can't wait to see you all from near and far! Thanks Fast Mind Limited for the clip... full length video up next week. Watch with sound on!
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3 months ago

YAMI Sounz Summit

Only 8 Youth places left for next year's summit! Could be a great Christmas present for that music-loving teen...
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Only 8 Youth places left for next years summit! Could be a great Christmas present for that music-loving teen...
http://www.yami.nz/registration

 

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Got a Huge Amount Out Of It

“It was an awesome event on every level. I thought you mixed the creative, performance and business sides of things up beautifully.
That’s not easy! Everyone who attended got a huge amount out of it.” - Anthony Healey (APRA/AMCOS)
2016-11-29T09:35:16+12:00
“It was an awesome event on every level. I thought you mixed the creative, performance and business sides of things up beautifully. That’s not easy! Everyone who attended got a huge amount out of it.” - Anthony Healey (APRA/AMCOS)

Dave Dobbyn’s Manager

"What a great contribution you have made to the future of music. Upskilling, education, business are so needed in the industry, for it to thrive locally and spread its wings internationally.
You are helping to raise the bar. We all took part because we believed your event would have relevance.
You proved us all right."  Lorraine Barry (Manager, Dave Dobbyn)
2016-11-22T15:12:57+12:00
"What a great contribution you have made to the future of music. Upskilling, education, business are so needed in the industry, for it to thrive locally and spread its wings internationally. You are helping to raise the bar. We all took part because we believed your event would have relevance. You proved us all right."  Lorraine Barry (Manager, Dave Dobbyn)

Something Really Special & Unique

“This Summit is the beginning of something really special and unique. Wanaka is really lucky to have so many fabulous talented and knowlegeable people living here.” – H. Bell
2016-11-29T09:33:34+12:00
“This Summit is the beginning of something really special and unique. Wanaka is really lucky to have so many fabulous talented and knowlegeable people living here.” – H. Bell

Barnaby Weir (The Black Seeds)

"I would just like to say that once again Yami surpassed all expectations in providing a short term hub of musical inspirations. I think I can speak for the rest of the collab team that as tutors we also learn and grow meaningfully over the weekend. In sharing our knowledge about the process of creating a piece of work we also become inspired by the students and the reminder that making music is a very special thing to be a part of." - Barnaby Weir (The Black Seeds)
2016-12-01T10:13:04+12:00
"I would just like to say that once again Yami surpassed all expectations in providing a short term hub of musical inspirations. I think I can speak for the rest of the collab team that as tutors we also learn and grow meaningfully over the weekend. In sharing our knowledge about the process of creating a piece of work we also become inspired by the students and the reminder that making music is a very special thing to be a part of." - Barnaby Weir (The Black Seeds)

Absolutely Fantastic Event

“Absolutely fantastic event. Huge thanks to Lynne and all the team.” – Nicky Harrop (Massey College of Creative Arts)
2016-11-29T09:32:32+12:00
“Absolutely fantastic event. Huge thanks to Lynne and all the team.” – Nicky Harrop (Massey College of Creative Arts)

Devin Abrams (Pacific Heights)

"Thank you Thank you Thank you Lynne and Team! What a wonderful weekend with you all and the students and my fellow tutors! Same as last year, left with huge smile on face." – Devin Abrams (Shapeshifter)
2016-12-01T10:14:04+12:00
"Thank you Thank you Thank you Lynne and Team! What a wonderful weekend with you all and the students and my fellow tutors! Same as last year, left with huge smile on face." – Devin Abrams (Shapeshifter)

My Students Are Still Buzzing

“Such a great opportunity. My students are still buzzing!!!!!” – Mat D
2016-11-29T09:31:26+12:00
“Such a great opportunity. My students are still buzzing!!!!!” – Mat D

Jon Toogood (Shihad)

"What an awesome occasion in one of the most beautiful places in the World. And with some of my most favourite people too! What a privilege it was to be part of it. My family and I loved every minute. Wanna do it again now!" – Jon Toogood (Shihad)
2016-12-01T10:14:46+12:00
"What an awesome occasion in one of the most beautiful places in the World. And with some of my most favourite people too! What a privilege it was to be part of it. My family and I loved every minute. Wanna do it again now!" – Jon Toogood (Shihad)

High Quality Event

“Well done, what a wonderful success and a privilege to have such a high quality event in Wanaka!” – Sarah P
2016-11-29T09:30:31+12:00
“Well done, what a wonderful success and a privilege to have such a high quality event in Wanaka!” – Sarah P

Joyous, Inspirational, Exhausting

“Thank you … for one of the most joyous, inspirational, exhausting weekends of my life! It was such an amazing whanau to be a part of, crew, tutors and students alike.” - MC Tali
2016-11-29T09:29:12+12:00
“Thank you … for one of the most joyous, inspirational, exhausting weekends of my life! It was such an amazing whanau to be a part of, crew, tutors and students alike.” - MC Tali

Julia Deans

"If the support and encouragement and pure passion shown this weekend can be carried forward into the lives of everyone who attended this weekend, then the future of not only the music industry, but NZ in general, looks warm & bright indeed." – Julia Deans
2016-12-01T10:17:46+12:00
"If the support and encouragement and pure passion shown this weekend can be carried forward into the lives of everyone who attended this weekend, then the future of not only the music industry, but NZ in general, looks warm & bright indeed." – Julia Deans

I was blown away

“I just bow down to you! The summit was just absolutely amazing and I was blown away by what you and your team have achieved.
The showcase was full of very special moments which I will not forget!” - Michelle Williams (NZ Music Commission)
2016-11-29T09:26:17+12:00
“I just bow down to you! The summit was just absolutely amazing and I was blown away by what you and your team have achieved. The showcase was full of very special moments which I will not forget!” - Michelle Williams (NZ Music Commission)

Very well organised

"Very well organised. Staff all very helpful and friendly. Brilliant venue, easy to get around. Lots of good cafes handy. Communication excellent. Great concept." - Steve W.
2016-11-22T14:07:36+12:00
"Very well organised. Staff all very helpful and friendly. Brilliant venue, easy to get around. Lots of good cafes handy. Communication excellent. Great concept." - Steve W.

I’m still buzzing

"I'm still buzzing, re-living all of the beautiful moments. What a great example of collaboration at its best. Very inspiring. Here's to many more." - A.Shaw
2015-05-25T15:01:21+12:00
"I'm still buzzing, re-living all of the beautiful moments. What a great example of collaboration at its best. Very inspiring. Here's to many more." - A.Shaw