ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO ENTER
THE INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION!
ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30!
A total of $65,000 in prizes will be shared by 27 winners. All musicians, bands, songwriters, and solo artists are invited to participate!
ISC is a new annual songwriting competition that provides the
opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have
their songs heard in a professional, international arena and gain
the kind of exposure needed to further their careers.
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:-:-:-:-:-: THE JUDGES :-:-:-:-:-:
ISC judges include some of the most high-profile, influential members of the music industry. Here's your chance to get your music heard by these industry movers and shakers (as well as win fantastic prizes and cash)!
ISC judges include:
- Monte Lipman (President, Universal Records)
- Rob Thomas (Lead Singer/Songwriter, Matchbox 20)
- Jeff Fenster (SR VP and Head of A&R, Island/Def Jam Music Group) - Arif Mardin (VP/GM, Manhattan Records)
- Andy Summers (Performer and former member of The Police) - Kim Stephens (VP A&R, Atlantic Records),
- Eddie Kramer (Producer/Engineer, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, etc.)
- David Bendeth (SR VP A&R, RCA Records)
ISC accepts online electronic submissions (MP3 files) as well as postal
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Circle of Songs
Builds careers in music by providing artists with up-to-date information, workshops, performance showcases, discounts on top merchandise and much, much moreŠ To become an official member go to
The Songsalive! Expo 2002 - Saturday September 28, 2002
UCLA, Young Hall, Westwood Village, Los Angeles
Register now for the hottest songwriters and musicians Expo of the year! http://www.songsalive.org/expo
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Your songwriting community in cyberspace including songwriting tips, tools, interactivities and many ways to connect with songwriters from all around the world.
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