COMPOSER/PERFORMER AND SINGER/SONGWRITER
Composers and Songwriters, perform your own newly composed piece
Solo only (In this category the performer is also the composer of the piece), no duos, no groups in this category.
You may perform your composition with live accompaniment (e.g. singing while you play piano or guitar) or you may perform your original composition with an electronically edited track you composed all the music for and made/edited yourself, e.g. songwriters singing along with a backing track you made yourself.
For example: a pianist playing his/her own composition at the piano; any instrumentalist playing their own composition on their instrument; a pianist singing their own composition while accompanying on the piano, etc.
You may use microphones to pick up your accompaniment instrument, voice or both.
Vocal or Instrumental
Any style, genre of music
You will compete in age categories for 1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes and special awards:
Young Musicians: age 7 and younger
Junior 1: age 8 and 9
Junior 2: ages 10 to 13
Senior: ages 14 to 18
Collegiate: age 19 to 26
Age calculated as on November 1st.
Entry November 1-30, 2021
Entry fee USD40
Results emailed to entrants on December 25-30, published to website by December 31.