New Zealand Online Songwriting Competition

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The NZ Online Songwriting Competition is launching Peace Song, open to International and New Zealand artists. The theme-based competitions are partnered with humanitarian and other charities to encourage, inspire and empower positivity in songwriting. Prizes are worth over NZ$10,000./n/nThe NZ Online Songwriting Competition is launching 2010 Peace Song. The non-genre, online based songwriting competition provides theme based songwriting competitions which partner with humanitarian and other charities to encourage, inspire and empower positivity in songwriting. There will be prizes awarded for both New Zealand and International artists.

Entrants worldwide are invited to set aside genre and create a single piece of music which best encapsulates an inspired peace message. In the case of 'Peace Song', 30 Human Rights videos form the basis of inspiration for songwriters to write a song which could influence audiences to positive change.

Prizes are targeted at empowering the aspiring singer songwriter at the entry level and include an International prize package and a New Zealand prize package.

The international prize package valued at NZ$10,000 includes a home studio recording package for computer by Jansen Professional Audio & Lighting, A personal vocal coaching with a top 40 singer Yulia, artist brand development by Barach Media and music business coaching with a current commercial artist manager.

The NZ prize package includes a day in the studio with NZ music award winning producer Chris Whyte to produce an acoustic instrument song or instrumental demo. Travel expenses within NZ are part of the NZ prize package. Conditions Apply.

Judges include two times NZ music award winning Yulia, NZ Music Awards winning music Producer Chris Whyte, Classic Hits Commercial Radio breakfast host Rick Watson and artist manager Glyn MacLean, also the competition founder.

All artists will receive song feedback. All artist song submissions will be added to NZ Singer Songwriter 'label' and be promoted on the 'label' widget on Reverbnation.
The competition reaches a crescendo during NZ Music. Month in May 2010.