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Sun, 4 October 2015

Woodford Welcome Orchestra Project Audition Call Out

Filed under: classical music, Auditions, Gigs, General — site admin @ 3:10 pm

Woodford Welcome Orchestra Project
Audition Call Out
Come and join the Woodford Folk Festival as the festival celebrates it’s 30th birthday. You are invited to be part of a 40 piece orchestra and perform with 4 x aria award winner Katie Noonan. Performances will be held on the Sunshine Coast and in the WFF Welcome Ceremony in front of an amphitheatre audience of 10,000.

All are invited to audition for the Welcome Orchestra which will consist of local Sunshine Coast community members of all ages and skill levels. The Welcome Orchestra will perform music composed by Andrew Veivers - acclaimed composer, director, musician. The event will feature a Festival Song composed by Katie Noonan.

Fri, 22 February 2013

Tjapukai Redevelopment & Auditions

Filed under: Auditions — site admin @ 1:59 pm

Dear Performers and Representatives of Australian Indigenous Cultures,
Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park is undergoing a $12 million dollar redevelopment and as part of that process I have been engaged to replace their daytime cultural dance show and then later in the year the night time dinner show experience. As part of that upgrade we are going to be auditioning Indigenous performers and exponents of Indigenous culture to help us fulfill our cultural and performance objectives.
Auditions will be held in:
Kuranda 25th February
Cairns 4th March
Brisbane 5th March
Sydney 6th March
Melbourne 7th March
Adelaide 8th March
Venue details in these cities will be forward to all applicants.


Fri, 25 January 2013


Filed under: performance art, contemporary music, Auditions, Gigs, General — site admin @ 5:13 pm

18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition is now accepting entries. Winning songs will receive radio airplay in United States and Canada along with great prizes such as a Top Prize of over $50,000.
Sponsors of the 2013 Competition are: New Music Weekly, AirplayAccess.com, Loggins Promotion, Sony, Audio-Technica, D’Addario Strings, Presonus, iZotope, Propellerheads, Notion Software, Recording Magazine, Acoustica, Sonoma Wireworks, Acoustic Café Radio Program, LivewireMusician.com, Reverbnation, Broadjam, Sirius XM Radio, Sonicbids, etc.

FREE EARLY ENTRY BONUS: First 1,000 entries will each receive a Recording magazine digital subscription worth $17.99. Hurry, Enter Now online with your MP3, Youtube, Reverbnation, Myspace or Soundcloud files here: https://online.songwriting.net
Or enter by using printing the mail-in entry form found here:

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Push song comp. Mark Seymour,Adalita, Mick Thomas

Filed under: acoustic music, contemporary music, Auditions, Workshops, General — site admin @ 4:06 pm

Attention Victorian songwriters!
A new year, so it’s time for some new songs and here’s the songwriting shot in the arm you need! FREE!
Once again, the innovative and inspiring song writing mentoring program, Push Songs returns mid Feb 2013.
Successful applicants will take part in one on one, 90 minute workshops to develop their song writing skills. One session with Charles Jenkins, as well as sessions with two of the following special guest songwriters: Mark Seymour, Adalita, Mick Thomas and Angie Hart.
Participants from all corners of the state of Victoria, of any age are encouraged to apply for the Brunswick-based program managed by The Push and APRA and supported by the Arts Victoria and the Australia Council.

Push Songs APPLICATIONS CLOSE Friday Feb 1. Fill out the easy application here https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PS2013R1


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