Canada’s Walk of Fame Announces the Return of the ‘Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program

CanadaWOF - Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program

 

Canada’s Walk of Fame has announced that the Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC, will be returning for 2015! The complete prize is valued at over $100,000 – including cash prizes, performance opportunities, and a private Music Industry Career Development Information Session, private studio time, and much, much more!

Starting today, interested and qualified applicants can submit a video or audio performance to the selection committee, which is comprised of music and industry experts. The application deadline is: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 11:59 pm ET.

Whose eligible?

  • Candidate must be between the ages of 10-35. Anyone under the age of 18 must have consent by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate, should they be selected.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited Canadian school or institution at the time of entry, or provide a resume which demonstrates a continuing commitment to developing a career in music.
  • Must submit a maximum 60-second video or audio file, of a solo or group musical or vocal performance via the entry form on canadaswalkoffame.com in one of the following formats: WebM files, .MPEG4, 3GPP, MOV files, .AVI, .MPEGPS, .WMV, .FLV, MP3
  • Only one submission per applicant will be accepted.

What are the prizes?

Grand Prize:

  • A cash prize of $25,000
  • Performance opportunities at Canada’s Walk of Fame events
  • Twenty (25) hours of private recording studio time with a producer, periodically mentored by established Canadian music talent
  • Introductions to music industry executives
  • Album cover artwork design

Six additional winners will receive:

  • A cash prize of $7,000 for a Second Prize winner
  • A cash prize of $1,200 each for five additional winners
  • Performance opportunities at Canada’s Walk of Fame events

 

For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.canadaswalkoffame.com/programs/2015-emerging-artist-music-mentorship-program