|NewFound Talent Contest 2022|
|CORNER BROOK, NL: Mackenzie Critch takes first, Reagan Holmes takes second and Deah-Lee Robertson places third, in the Equinor NewFound Talent Contest presented by MusicNL and the NL Folk Arts Society.|
Talented young musicians, 19 and under, from across the province performed at the event, in front of a panel of three award-winning judges. Hosted by Sarah Newell, the event was the first of Music Celebration Week 2022, held at the Rotary Arts Centre, Corner Brook.
The winners are:
first place – Mackenzie Critch
second place – Reagan Homes
third place – Deah-Lee Robertson
Aimed at being a catalyst for propelling the careers of young musicians in Newfoundland & Labrador, the purpose of the contest is to discover, develop, encourage, and showcase young entertainers. The competition offers professional development prizes valued at over $6,000 to aid talented young performers so that they can take their songwriting and performing skills to the next level.
Judges: Wendy Woodland, Aley Waterman, Sherman Downey
Come and experience past winners of the NewFound Talent Contest at the Stars of Tomorrow presented by CBDC tonight at 8 PM, October 26, at the Rotary Arts Centre. This show features, Summer Bennett, King Sway, Darcy Scott, and Paige Penney.
MusicNL thanks Equinor, Spartan TV: Atlantic Spotlight ,The Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Arts Society, DC Design House, Atlantic Music, Laughing Heart Music, Tom Cochrane, Citadel House Records, Hurricane Music, and Long & McQuade for their support