Canada's Walk of Fame, in partnership with RBC, announce the return of the 'RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize' valued at over $100,000

- Submissions will be accepted until Wednesday, April 30 -

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the success of last year's inaugural program, Canada's Walk of Fame, in partnership with National Premier Partner RBC, today announced the return of the RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize as part of Canada's Walk of Fame Emerging Artists Programs. Valued at more than $100,000, the initiative aims to support the next generation of gifted Canadian musicians. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11:59 pm ET. The RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize is supported by the RBC Foundation.

The 2014 competition will focus once again on the world of music, calling all aspiring and talented musical superstars to visit www.canadaswalkoffame.com beginning today for details on eligibility and submission requirements.

PRIZE DETAILS
Chosen by a selection committee and announced in late spring 2014, the Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • A cash prize of $25,000
  • Performance opportunities at Canada's Walk of Fame events
  • Twenty hours of private studio time at Metalworks Studio with an appointed producer, periodically mentored by Rik Emmett and Gil Moore from Triumph
  • Ten hours of studio time in The Tragically Hip's private studio, mentored by Gord Sinclair
  • Introductions to agents, managers and music executives
  • Album cover artwork design provided by Eric McBain, Creative Director at Eric McBain Creative

Six additional winners will also be chosen. Their prize will include:

  • A cash prize of $5,000 for the Second Prize winner
  • A cash prize of $1,000 each for five additional winners
  • Performance opportunities at Canada's Walk of Fame events

New this year, all winners will also be invited to participate in a private Music Industry Career Development Mentorship Session with Q&A. The approximate value of the prizing in total is $100,000 CDN.

Visit www.canadaswalkoffame.com to view the complete press release.

SOURCE Canada's Walk of Fame

For further information:

Tran Nguyen
Holmes PR
416-628-5607 / tnguyen@holmespr.com