Combining my love for music and its power to connect (with) people, I am working on various projects worldwide.
These are a few of my current involvements.
Canada’s Largest South Asian Festival | +40,000 audience
Building Canada’s largest South Asian festival in Mississauga, Ontario (a part of Toronto’s 6ix), this Bollywood Monster Mashup festival is one of four programs from the organization operating under the
Focusing on spreading South Asian lifestyle, music and culture, MonstrARTity & Monster Creative Collective has four programs, all building innovative, original, world-class experiences:
- Bollywood Monster Mashup – a +40,000 audience festival on music & arts for all age groups
- Monster World Mashup – a two-day festival focusing on world music, dance & arts
- Monster Artist Development – helping young South Asian musicians building their career by focusing on press & media support
- Monster Arts for Youth – providing workshops and educational programs for Canadian high schools – stating that South Asian music & arts are for everyone! Lately, also a seniors program pivoting around mental health.
As Programming Lead, I am responsible for programming, scheduling and liaising with artists, vendors and stakeholders in MonstrARTity/MCC’s four programs – whilst creating innovative cross-over cultural experiences.
ORIGINAL. INNOVATIVE. WORLD-CLASS. MONSTROUS.
Beats Across Borders
Denmark & Canada
With previous projects in Tanzania,
The Beats Across Borders mission is to re-enable music by guiding young and untrained music talents through music production and storytelling workshops.
At the moment we’re developing a concept aiming to launch a project in Canada’s indigenous communities!
Stay tuned for updates on the launch of this project in Canada!
Therapeutic Power of Music
Africa, Turkey, Canada, etc.
Responsible for the Retention Programme for the affiliated Music Producers worldwide, communicating the progress and impact of Make Music Matter Inc. – a project helping rape victims in various parts of the world to recover from their traumas through music.
Counting in producers from Toronto, Canada to New Jersey, Las Vegas, Memphis, Chicago, Oakland, New York, USA and Wales, UK, including producers in South Africa, Egypt and Buenos Aires, etc., the interest and outreach of Make Music Matter is global.
First launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, with more sites in Africa, Eurasia and Canada opening as we speak.
Music is released in collaboration with Warner Music Canada.
Follow the organization on SoMe to stay updated on the launch of new sites worldwide!
I’m always looking for new exciting projects on connecting music and people! Please don’t hesitate to reach out.
Thank you!– Heine Nielsen (Founder, Sound of Innovation)