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Schellenberg snags more award nominations

By: Jordan Ross

Posted: 05/8/2017 10:55 AM

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Award nominations for musician, songwriter, and Kleefeld native Matt Schellenberg keep rolling in.

Schellenberg, a member of Winnipeg-based alternative rock band Royal Canoe, has received two Western Canadian Music Award (WCMA) nominations, in recognition of solo and collaborative compositions.

Earlier this year, Schellenberg released a full-length original soundtrack for Lovesick, a film shot in Winnipeg. Lead single Draw Blood promptly garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination.

At the WCMAs, the Lovesick soundtrack will compete in the Visual Media Composer of the Year category. In addition, Juniper, a song Schellenberg co-wrote with Winnipeg musician Alexa Dirks (Begonia), was nominated in the Songwriter(s) of the Year category.

If Juniper wins, it will not be the song’s first accolade. In March, Schellenberg received an award from the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) after the song reached the number one spot on CBC Radio Two’s Top 20 in October.

The WCMAs will be handed out in Edmonton in September during BreakOut West, an annual conference, festival, and gala spread over four days. Distributed by the Western Canadian Music Alliance, the awards honour musicians from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and Northwest and Yukon territories.

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