The John Lennon Songwriting Contest is an international songwriting contest that began in 1997. The Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters who submit entries in any one of 12 categories. The JLSC is open year-round and features two Sessions — with 72 Finalists, 24 Grand Prize Winners, 12 Lennon Award Winners and 1 “Song of the Year.” All entry fees from the contest help support the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus mobile recording studio. (more…)
The UK Songwriting Contest 2017 is now open and accepting entries. The UKSC is often described as the most respected and highly regarded songwriting contest in the world and it is certainly a very popular event attracting entries each year from many different countries – from aspiring beginner songwriters entering their first song and also from experienced and published songwriters.
The rather useful SING&SEE vocal training software has a great Cyber Monday discount so if you have students who might like a copy of SING&SEE for themselves, please feel free to share the discount code CYBER14 or forward them the link below. It will be valid until Monday December 8, and will give 40% discount off the regular prices of SING&SEE software.
SING&SEE provides amateur to professional singers, singing teachers and vocal coaches with tools to help train the voice with visual displays pitch, loudness and timbre. This direct visual feedback enhances the spoken feedback that teachers give their students, and allows singers to see patterns in their voices that they might otherwise miss out on hearing. There is a FREE TRIAL which can be downloaded from the site to evaluate it’s features and functions, but those of you who already use the software in their lessons can enhance their regular practice sessions by purchasing a copy for use at home!