Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge

Musical Theater Songwritting Challenge

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Washington, DC —The public is invited to the 198th meeting of the National Council on the Arts , which takes place on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 9:30 AM to noon ET at the Phillips Collection, located at 1600 21st St NW in Washington, DC. The meeting includes agency business...
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Washington, DC —The six winners of the 2019 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge will be at New York City’s Reservoir studios for the recording of their final, original song on October 20 and 21, 2019. The Songwriting Challenge is a program of the National Endowment for the...
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Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts announced today the regional winners of the 2019 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge . A partnership with the the American Theatre Wing, the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge seeks to cultivate the next generation of...
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Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts is supporting the next generation of American songwriters. For the second year and in collaboration with the American Theatre Wing, the Arts Endowment is calling for applications from high school students to the agency’s...
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A song about the zombie apocalypse won first place in the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge final competition . Junior high school student David Volpini from Macomb, Michigan is the national songwriting champion, receiving the top prize of a $25,000 school scholarship—...
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Washington, DC —Please join the National Endowment for the Arts and its partners for a live webcast of the 2018 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge national competition. Watch the six finalists—one duo and five individuals--put their music and lyrics to the test and vie for...
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Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) along with its partner the American Theatre Wing and collaborators Playbill, Inc., Disney Theatrical Productions, and Samuel French announce the finalists of the NEA’s Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge . Six finalists...
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Washington, DC —High school students have the chance to win a music publishing deal and $25,000 scholarship as part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge . The NEA confirmed details of the competition’s prizes; all six finalists will...
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Washington, DC —American musical theater is burgeoning with new musical styles, stories, and audiences, offering a world of possibility for young artists, especially songwriters. To encourage young artists to enter musical theater, the National Endowment for the Arts is...
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New York, New York (Monday, July 25, 2016) – Angel Rodriguez from Puget Sound Adventist Academy High School in Seattle, Washington was named National Champion of The Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students on July 24 th in New York City. Along with the...

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