Cairns Regional Council's International Women's Day Breakfast celebrates women who have made an outstanding contribution to our community.
This year's event will be held at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino and features entertainment by The Ironing Maidens and key speakers discussing current topics for women in all walks of life.
Winners of the Woman of the Year and Young Woman of the Year Awards will b announced along with the scholarship presentation.
Ticket price includes a hot plated breakfast.
Two of the Far North region’s most dynamic music acts will grace the stage for International
Women’s Day events, as part of the Flame arts project.
Award-winning electronic duo, The Ironing Maidens, and sonic neo-futurists Tegan Koster
Project, are joining forces to kick off 2019 in style.
The Composer of the Future workshop has been designed for people who are interested in getting into the music industry as an electronic musician/producer, or for musicians who want to add more to their music and live performance.
Participants will learn the basics in Ableton Live, the foundations of how to use it for writing and arrangement and the endless possibilities for music creation.
The Facilitators Melania Jack and Patty Preece (The Ironing Maidens).
Patty has been the main tech on the Ironing Maidens performance piece, developing MIDI controllers and custom Synthesisers inside domestic irons to use as performance instruments. Patty works as a VET teacher and Lecturer, (Central Queensland Uni, SAE Byron Bay) specialising in studio production and music production for screen, radio and live performance.
Melania has 10 years' education and industry experience in music performance and film production. She has independently released two solo Ep's and has toured nationally and internationally. Melania was awarded Best Emerging Talent at the Byron Bay All Shorts Film Festival and Best Music Film Clip at the NCEIA Dolphin Awards.
Bookings essential as spaces are strictly limited.
The Ironing Maidens will perform at Shivoo Stock. For more information and tickets visit - https://www.facebook.com/theshivooguild/