MTC Spring 2017 Songwriter’s Contest Rules

  • Open to students who are currently enrolled in private lessons at MTC as of May 2017.  Entries are submitted as YouTube videos of the song as performed by the student.  Videos may be informal (no need for professional production).  One song may be submitted per contest.  The deadline for song submission is Wednesday May 10, 2017.
  • The song composition must be entirely the work of the student and performed solely by the student.  The student may sing and self-accompany on piano, guitar, or other instrument.  Lyrics must be appropriate for all ages.  The student retains all rights to their composition.
  • Semi-finalists and finalists will be selected by Music Training Center. Semi-finalists will be invited to perform at MTC Ensemble Night on Saturday May 20.  A school-wide finalist will be invited to perform at World Café Live Philadelphia on Sunday May 21.
  • Music Training Center may use the video, audio, and photos of the semi-finalist’s and finalist’s performances of the song at MTC and World Café Live, along with the student’s name and the song name, for promotional purposes.

Fill out the form below to enter your song!