DO YOU LIVE IN NYC?
ARE YOU A TEEN?
DO YOU HAVE A SONG IN YOU INSPIRED BY THIS AMAZING CITY?
What You Need To Know
- You must be 13-19 years old at time of entry and reside in New York City
- Entries must be received no later than October 5, 2017 @ 11:59pm (EST)
- This registration form (click here) must be completed and submitted along with your entry
- Winners will be announced on or around October 23, 2017
- Recorded entry must
- must include a guitar or ukulele, and your voice and can feature up to two people
- be no longer than five minutes in length
- be submitted as an mp3 file along with a PDF of song lyrics via the entry form
- be an original song about or inspired by NYC (neighborhoods, communities, etc)
Songs Will Be Judged on the Following Criteria
- Appeal of the song concept and subject matter
- Overall quality of the song
- Interpretation of the New York City theme
- Grand Prize Winner and 2 Finalists will receive:
- Professional recording session that will result in a digital recording of the winner’s song
- 2 VIP tickets to Guitar Mash at City Winery on November 19th, 2017
- One-on-one mentoring session with Ben Lovett, co-founder and musician of Grammy award-winning band Mumford & Sons, and co-founder of Communion Music.
- In addition the Grand Prize Winner will receive a performance spot at Guitar Mash at City Winery on November 19th, 2017 working in collaboration with Guitar Mash Artistic Director Mark Stewart.