TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Beginning October 8, 2013, unsigned
Canadian singer-songwriters can enter one original song in the 2014
Singer-Songwriter Mentor Experience, sponsored by Aspiring Canadian
Writers Contests Inc. and supported by Industry Partner, Songwriters
Association of Canada.
Entries will be reviewed by a panel of singer-songwriter judges: Lesley
Pike, Gibson's featured artist, 2013 Sundance London film and music
festival; Luther Mallory, former frontman of Crush Luther, pop-rock
band with two #1 hits on Much More Music; Katie Rox, former lead singer
of Jakalope, industrial-rock band with multiple MMVA nominations;
Melanie Durrant, 2013 Juno Award-nominated artist for Reggae Single of
the Year; and Theo Tams, Gemini Award-nominated artist and 2008
Canadian Idol champion.
The Top 3 Grand Prize Winners will receive private online songwriting
mentoring sessions with multiple Juno Award-winning artist, Luba. "I'm
very proud to be associated with the 2014 Singer-Songwriter Mentor
Experience," says Luba. "I believe it will help foster great, homegrown
talent and I look forward to mentoring the Top 3."
As part of the Top 25 Finalists, the Top 3 Grand Prize Winners will also
receive annual memberships to the Songwriters Association of Canada.
The 2014 Singer-Songwriter Mentor Experience will run for one year only
and is modelled after the Aspiring Canadian Writers Contests Inc.'s
annual poetry contest for unpublished writers (www.aspiringpoetscontest.org) whose Top 3 winners receive private online mentoring sessions with a
Video entries for the singer-songwriter contest can be submitted at www.songwritermentorexperience.org from October 8, 2013 to December 22, 2013, or until 300 eligible
entries are received.
For additional prize information and entry guidelines, visit www.songwritermentorexperience.org.
SOURCE: Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest
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