Lismore Young Songwriters Competition

Unveiling extraordinary talent in regional Australia

The Lismore Young Songwriters Competition gives regional young songwriters a chance to kick-start their careers through access to mentors and professional development. Prizes include professional studio recording time, professional film clips and photography, and professional quality equipment. The competition provide professional development workshops in areas including composition, song writing and performance as well as giving young songwriters the chance to meet and engage with other emerging young artists.

A stepping stone for regional young songwriters into the exciting and competitive world of music.

The Competition was established in 2010. During eight iterations, it has created a fervent following with young performers and local established musicians alike; and created strong linkages with local and national organisations to provide opportunities for talented young people in regional Australia.

Entry into this year’s event

Entries are NOW OPEN for the 2018 Young Songwriters Competition. Entry is free and is open to all Northern Rivers residents aged 12-25 years.  Better get cracking with that songwriting though – you have until 5pm on 26th March to submit your entry.

How do I enter?

All you need to do is fill out an Entry Form, along with a Parental Consent Form if you are under 16 years old, and include your song as an MP3, the song lyrics in a Word Doc, a Bio and an artists photo. Be sure to read the Terms and Conditions of Entry too!

Email them off to [email protected] before 5pm on 26th March. We will be in touch within a week to let you know if you made it to the Finals! 

The Finals Showcase

This year, our finalists will battle it out at Southern Cross University’s flagship performance and production facility – Studio One29 on Friday 13th April. Stay tuned for more exciting details! See below to download our awesome new poster.

BIG THANKS to our Sponsors

A free Competition like this wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of sponsors and partners. We’d like to send a HUGE thanks to the following organisations.

Contact

If you have any questions, you can contact Deb Hall on 02 66201800, you can email [email protected] or you can follow us on Facebook.

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