Wednesday, April 05, 2017
MusicNL BELL MEDIA SONGWRITING CHALLENGE TO BE HELD JUNE 2-4 IN ST JOHN'S
ST JOHN'S, NL- The annual MusicNL/Bell Media Songwriting
Challenge will take place June 2-4, 2017.
The Challenge is an opportunity for songwriters across the
province of Newfoundland and Labrador to hone their skills via a
series of engaging workshops and panels with renowned industry
professionals. The two-day event culminates in a Songwriters'
Circle that is open to the public on Sunday, June 4,
For the 2017 edition of the MusicNL/Bell Media Songwriting
Challenge, MusicNL welcomes Toronto-based
Songwriter/Producer/Musician Rob Wells and Singer/Songwriter
Shobha. MusicNL also welcomes workshop leaders Chris Ledrew and
Mallory Johnson to the challenge.
Marquita Walsh, of Streel, says, "I feel very lucky to
have worked with Rob and Shobha. Their workshop was creative,
supportive, and challenging. I left feeling confident and inspired
about songwriting and with a brand new pop tune that I was super
proud to have worked on. They are wicked!!" Past participants in
the challenge have benefited greatly from the experience. St.
John's singer-songwriter Kellie Loder called the 2015 edition
"life-changing," and says it allowed her to realize her own
potential as a songwriter.
Aspiring songwriters throughout Newfoundland and Labrador are
invited to take part in the 2017 Songwriting Challenge. A panel of
judges will review applications, as space is limited. Applicants
should send an
application form, demo, bio and short essay on why they should
be chosen to email@example.com.
An application fee of $50 should accompany the application.
Deadline to apply is Friday, May 5 at 5:00pm. Please find the
Submissions are open to MusicNL members and the general
public. If chosen, participants will have to be a MusicNL member at
time of the event. Become a member at www.MusicNL.ca.