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07/11/2014

WebPanel_Music Contest

Prize!

Contest Entry

Guidelines

Timeline  

Suggestions

About the FPA Podcast 

Are you a music maker?
Want to get your name/work out there to a wider audience?
Want to win some prize money?

First Person Arts (FPA) is kicking off the second year of our newest program, the First Person Arts Podcast, with a music contest to create a fresh sound for the weekly storytelling broadcast.

Prize!

The creator(s) of the winning submission will receive:

  • $250 prize
  • Text recognition and link to website on firstpersonarts.org
  • Crediting on each FPA Podcast episode
  • One year worth of free StorySlam entry
  • Recognition on all FPA Podcast-related press releases

Guidelines

  1. Submissions must be in the form of a .mp3 file (However, the winner will be asked to submit the final file for use in the FPA Podcast as a .wav file)
  2. Submissions must be 2-5 mins. in length (looping is okay)
  3. Submissions should be instrumental (no words)
  4. Contestants are encouraged to submit up to three variations of their work per submission. (Multiple files are not required, but will be considered for interludes.)
  5. Music track should be able to be looped
  6. Submissions must be comprised of the participant’s original material (i.e. the participant cannot use or incorporate third-party copyright protected content/material(s), or any other content/material that infringes on the rights of any third-party, in whole or in part, in their submission.)
  7. Entries can be pre-existing material created by the contestant
  8. Inappropriate or offensive submissions will not be considered
  9. By submitting work for consideration you agree to: Let FPA use the submitted music for any/all FPA Podcasts, agree to allow FPA to make minor edits to the track as needed
  10. All contestants, including the winner, will still hold copyrights to their music

Contest Entry | Download Entry Form

Please include the following with your submission:

  1. 1-3 .mp3 files (If selected as the winner, we will ask for the final file in a .wav format)
  2. Names of all musicians and group name if applicable
  3. Primary contact mailing address
  4. Primary contact phone number
  5. Bios for all musicians and group if applicable
  6. Twitter handle
  7. Facebook page link
  8. Two high res. images
  9. Permission to be featured via our social media outlets as a contestant

Send complete application to bjennings@firstpersonarts.org for contest entry.

Timeline

Monday, August 25 | Deadline For All Submissions
Monday, September 8 | Winner(s) Announced

Suggestions

  • Use major keys
  • Tone should be upbeat, fun, cool, and edgy
  • Entry should be able to fit with many different story themes
  • Contestants should listen to the FPA Podcast to get a feel for the host and story content

About the FPA Podcast

Launched in April 2013 thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, the First Person Arts Podcast features 1-2 personal stories each episode from our live events plus stories submitted by our listeners. Click here to listen.

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Questions / Comments? Contact Marketing and Communications Coordinator Becca Jennings at bjennings@firstpersonarts.org or 267-402-2055.

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  • Time: 8 PM
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