We’re pleased to welcome Alex Sannie to the Manitoba Music team as Industry Development Coordinator! In his new position Alex will be helming our professional and industry development program, including workshops, conferences, mentor sessions, and more.
Alex Sannie is an accomplished and award-winning music producer, performer, and presenter with 20 years of experience creating music. He’s most well known as the producer and member of the hip hop group The Lytics. Performing all over the world, The Lytics have played major music festivals and countless concerts. As the producer of The Lytics, his music has been featured in major Hollywood films, television shows, and ad campaigns. Along with the other members of the group, Alex has worked in the studio or shared the stage with industry heavyweights like Nas, Jurassic 5, Sam Kuti, Childish Gambino, A Tribe Called Red, Shad, Kevin Hearn (of The Barenaked Ladies), and Mike D of the Beastie Boys. Alex was also recently the education program coordinator and head instructor at The Indigenous Family Centre.
“We’re very excited to work with Alex and we know our members will be as well. Alex brings years of music industry experience and expertise, a fresh perspective, and new connections to local and international music communities. He has a great understanding of the needs and realities of artists and music companies, and a deep knowledge of the importance and impact of training and education. We’re looking forward to learning from Alex and working with him to continue offering leading edge music business training and development ," says Sean McManus, executive director of Manitoba Music.
“I love opportunities to connect with artists and to learn together and grow ideas,” says Alex. “My career has taught me a lot about how to navigate the music industry and I’m looking forward to working with Manitoba Music members and the community to help careers burn even brighter.”
Manitoba Music's professional development program provides industry knowledge and skills development for emerging and established artists and music industry professionals. Manitoba Music teams up with music industry experts to provide informative professional development seminars for the music industry. The program is a leading source of information and training for musicians and music industry in Manitoba.
Alex can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.