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Young Songwriters LAB 2020

Opening: 14/04/20 – 17/04/20 | Free

OPEN CALL for Young Musicians aged 12 – 18.
APPLY HERE!


Deadline to apply : 2nd March 2020, 5pm.

Dates: 10am – 5pm each day, Tues 14- Sat 18 April 2020

Venue: Chalkwell Hall (in Chalkwell Park), Chalkwell Avenue, Southend SS0 8NB.

 

The Project

SoSlam are working with Metal to run a FREE Culture LAB for young singer / songwriters from across the Borough of Southend-on-Sea.

Up to 14 young musicians who create their own original material will be given the opportunity to work with each other alongside industry professionals for 5 days at Chalkwell Hall in Chalkwell Park. Over the 5 days you will get the chance to play existing work, workshop with producers, musicians and promoters, and have the time to experiment with different ways of creating and writing new music for live performance and studio recording.

The week will include:-

– Vocal coaching – Performance technique (on stage and on video) – working in a recording studio – improv / jam sessions – writing new material – learning alongside peer group.

Benefits to young songwriters / musicians:

– Working together with other like minded young people
– Support network of peers
– Input from professionals
– Opportunity to learn new skills
– Inspiration for new ideas
– Opportunity for experience (recorded and live)

Criteria for Application:-

This FREE opportunity is aimed at young people who are:
– aged between 12 – 18 years.
– creating their own original material
– living in the Borough of Southend-on-Sea

How to Apply:

– Complete the simple application form (link above)
– The form asks you to please write 150 words on how you think a LAB like this will help you as a musician / songwriter / performer
– The form asks you to send links of examples of your songs / performance to date if available (live gig filmed? / soundcloud / youtube / or other)
– Signed permission from a parent / guardian will be required from those under the age of 16.

Application Deadline: Monday 2nd March 2020
Successful musicians notified: by Monday 9th March 2020

Representatives from Soslam and Metal will select the winners based on the potential and promise shown and enthusiasm for what the opportunity offers you.

All selected musicians MUST be able to attend every day (10-5, Tues 14 – Sat 18 April 2020)

For more information:

chalkwell@metalculture.com / 01702 470700
soslam@btinternet.com

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