Canada’s Walk of Fame has announced that their Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC, has returned for a fourth year. The program invites aspiring Canadian musicians, aged 15-35, to submit a video or audio performance for a chance to win a Grand Prize consisting of industry mentorship opportunities, private studio recording time, and a $25,000 cash prize.
Six additional winners will be chose for finalist prizes, including cash prizes, mentorship opportunities, and a performance opportunity at the Canada’s Walk of Fame event.
“This program has proven that, by bringing together our music industry connections and offering aspiring Canadian musicians opportunities for mentorship, exposure and funding, we can make a considerable difference to their careers and further influence our cultural landscape for generations to come,” said Melanie Hurley, CEO, Canada’s Walk of Fame, in a release
. “We are proud that this program continues to help musicians flourish.”
Applications for the program are open now. The deadline for submission is April 30, 2016, at 11:59 PM ET.
To enter, or to view full contest details, visit www.canadaswalkoffame.com/programs/emerging-artist-music-mentorship-program.
Canada’s Walk Of Fame has announced the return of the successful Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC, as part of Canada’s Walk Of Fame Emerging Artists Programs and Scholarships. Now in its third year, the program calls for submissions from aspiring Canadian musicians (ages 10-35) for a chance at the Grand Prize consisting of private recording studio time, industry mentorship opportunities and a $25,000 cash prize. Six additional winners will also be chosen for a smaller cash prize and performance opportunities of Canada’s Walk Of Fame Events.
All winners will also be invited to participate in a private Music Industry Career Development Information Session with Q&A. The approximate value of the prizing in total is more than $100,000.00 CDN.
“Canada’s Walk of Fame is a celebration of everything that makes our nation great, and the mentorship program ensures that the next generation of artists achieve this greatness,“ said Randy Lennox, President/CEO of Universal Music Canada. “Universal is honoured to be attached to such a wonderful mentorship program with RBC, and we look forward helping the next bumper crop of talented Canadians reach their goals both at home and abroad. As we have seen with last year’s winner NEFE, who signed with Universal Music for the world, the campaign is helping Canadian artists grow into the stars of the future.”
The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2015.
For more information, see the program’s tool kit on the Canada’s Walk of Fame website.