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ABOUT US

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The Kamloops Music Collective (KMC) is a registered charitable organization that works to support the music ecosystem in our community.  We offer year round music programming, and encourage participation in music making opportunities in Kamloops. Additionally, we work in partnership with local music educators and other arts organizations to help build strong programs that contribute to musical vibrancy of Kamloops. The Kamloops Music Collective works year round to build partnerships that support the music community in Kamloops and simultaneously works to develop and deliver unique, grassroots programs which meet the needs of our community. 

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Our Vision

The Kamloops Music Collective is a grassroots organization that is able to design and deliver innovative programming that specifically meets the needs of our region. Our unique programs provide youth with an opportunity to connect with their peers, while giving them an outlet for their creative expression.  

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Our Mission

The Kamloops Music Collective (KMC) is a leader in designing and delivering innovative music education programs for youth in Kamloops and the surrounding areas. Our work ensures that all young musicians have the opportunity to learn, play and perform music under the guidance of professional music educators.

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our community

the Kamloops Music Collective is uniquely positioned as the largest non-profit music education organization in our region, which allows us to identify and fill gaps in local music programming and services. Four decades of experience and an in-depth understanding of the needs in our region allows our organization to ensure the delivery of the highest quality programs for youth in the Interior of BC.

Meet The Team

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Kim Mangan
 

Executive Director

​Kim’s passion for music education has been a guiding force in her leadership and management role as Executive Director of the Kamloops Music Collective for the past 15 years.  While overseeing the day-to-day operations of the program, Kim has also successfully implemented the strategic vision and goals of the Kamloops Music Collective as set out by its Board of Directors. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University.  Her service-oriented approach and drive to create new music opportunities and experiences will benefit youth in the community and beyond for years to come. 

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Megan Alpaugh

Director of Operations

As a Program Coordinator at the Kamloops Music Collective (KMC), Megan Alpaugh has been working to help create, organize and facilitate events and programs for nearly 4 years now. Prior to beginning at the Kamloops Music Collective, Megan went to Thompson Rivers University and got her Bachelor of Business Administration, and then went on to Georgian College to get her graduate certificate in Event Management. Her position with the KMC allows her to combine her passions of helping to organize and run events, with her other passion; office administration.