ANNUAL SONGWRITING CONTEST AIMED AT ENCOURAGING AND UNCOVERING FRESH CREATIVE TALENT FROM YOUNG ARTISTS AGED 14 TO 19. http://www.makeitbreakit.org
• All expenses paid 5-Day Industry Academy
• Recording session at EMI Studios and personal consultation with A&R.
• £500 worth of Yamaha equipment for your school/college.
• Showcase gig for press, industry professionals and your friends/family in Paul McCartney Auditorium at LIPA.
• Promotion through HMV
The Make it Break it Awards is a unique opportunity for young songwriters to showcase and develop their music to get to the next step. The judging panel includes Chris Martin (Coldplay), Mark Radcliffe (Radio 2), Melanie Armstrong (HMV Rock and Pop Manager), Steve Levine (producer), Dawn Joseph (songwriter), Guy Moot (EMI) and other industry officials.
The 2009 competition has evolved to give you more opportunities to develop your skills as a songwriter. The prize includes an all expenses paid 5-Day Industry Academy at the famous Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). You will be working with professional musicians and get tailored master classes and one to one sessions from industry officials on how to excel in the music business..
You also get the opportunity to have a private consultation and a recording session at EMI Studios with an A&R present. Your school, rehearsal studios or youth club will also get £500 worth of Yamaha equipment. Then ending the stay with a showcase for press, industry professionals and your friends and family in the fabulous Paul McCartney Auditorium at LIPA.