Posted in Festivals/Tours/Events, Organizations, tagged Adrien Reju, Ali Brustofski, Aubrey Caswell, Barnaby Bright, Bobby Smith, Caleb Hawley, Chloe Temtchine, Clara Oman, Company of Thieves, Gordon Chambers, Ida Østergaard, Janet Onyenucheya, John Oates, Jonathan Clarke, Justin Tracy, Kate Branagh, Kate Voegele, Maddie Georgi, Martin Rivas, Mieka Pauley, New York Songwriters Circle, Reed Waddle, Russ Titelman, Siedah Garret, The Sweet Remains, Tina Shafer on November 12, 2009 |
The New York Songwriter’s Circle today announced the names of the 12 finalists for its fourth annual “Songwriting Contest” and the three finalists for its “Young Songwriters Award.” The NYSC is also proud to announce that Ida Østergaard from Copenhagen, Denmark, is the 2009 recipient of its prestigious “International Writers Award.” The Grand Prize winner will be determined by an esteemed panel of judges at live performances on November 18 and the 19 (8 p.m.) at the legendary Bitter End in New York City. Tickets for both performances can be obtained by going to: http://www.theatermania.com/new-york/shows/ny-songwriters-circle-contest-finals_161221/
The twelve Songwriting Contest finalists are: Barnaby Bright – “Gravity,” Kate Branagh – “Tether,” Caleb Hawley – “Other Side Of It All,” Clara Oman – “Song for Ruthie,” Janet Onyenucheya – “The Element,” Adrien Reju – “When The Curtain Falls,” Martin Rivas – “North,” Bobby Smith – “The Breakup Song,” Chloe Temtchine – “Four Letter Fever,” Justin Tracy – “Secrets,” The Sweet Remains — “Easy,” Reed Waddle – “Piece By Piece.” (more…)
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Mieka Pauley, Caleb Hawley, Seth Glier, Liz Longley, Will Knox, Jesse Ruben and Tina Shafer to Perform
New York – June 9, 2009 – The New York Songwriters’ Circle is proud to announce that on Wednesday, July 15th it will host its first “Loft Series” for aspiring musicians in the Boston area at the Berklee College of Music (1 pm) and an 8 pm concert at Café 939 with performances by Boston-native and New York Songwriters Circle 2008 songwriting contest winner Mieka Pauley and Berklee alumni Seth Glier, Caleb Hawley, Will Knox, Liz Longley, Jesse Ruben and NYSC Artistic Director Tina Shafer. Tickets for students and the general public are $10 and can be purchased at the BPC box office (located at 136 Mass Ave.) up until the day of the show and at www.ticketmaster.com or at any ticketmaster outlet.
The New York Songwriters Circle “Loft Series” is a grassroots community/movement whose purpose is to create a real change in how the music industry deals with artists and talent. The NYSC “Loft Series” meets the last Tuesday of every month in New York and brings together musicians of all levels and abilities to educate and share real-life experiences in a caring and supportive environment.
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