Calling All Broadway Songwriters (in High School)

Read all about our new songwriting contest!

  • High school songwriters will have a chance to come to Broadway, too, through a new competition announced by the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • The National Endowment for the Arts is giving high school composers a chance to make it to Broadway.
  • A new national competition, called the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, seeks to find and develop young songwriters from around the country; the finalists will win a trip to New York to work with professionals in theater and compete for the top prize.
  • The competition is a cooperative venture between the national endowment, the American Theater Wing, Playbill and Disney Theatrical Productions.
  • The finalists will receive scholarships and perform their songs in front of a panel to determine the national winner.

The National Endowment for the Arts is giving high school composers a chance to make it to Broadway. A new national competition, called the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, seeks to find and develop young songwriters from around the country; the finalists will win a trip to New York to work with professionals in theater and compete for the top prize.
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Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

  • Blockchain in the music industry is going viral like a hit song and propagates its magic from the artist to the music lover (and back).
  • Some have begun to harness blockchain technology for the music industry.
  • Like any industry that is encumbered by inefficient intermediaries, the music industry will be disrupted by new developments in technology and governance.
  • There is a serious lack of transparency in the music industry.
  • Musicians can now embed their music directly into the blockchain and get paid immediately in any cryptocurrency of their choice.

Almost 100 years later, musicians still must go through this archaic system of intermediaries developed before the advent of the internet, where the arti…
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Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

Could #Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

  • Blockchain in the music industry is going viral like a hit song and propagates its magic from the artist to the music lover (and back).
  • Some have begun to harness blockchain technology for the music industry.
  • Like any industry that is encumbered by inefficient intermediaries, the music industry will be disrupted by new developments in technology and governance.
  • There is a serious lack of transparency in the music industry.
  • Musicians can now embed their music directly into the blockchain and get paid immediately in any cryptocurrency of their choice.

Almost 100 years later, musicians still must go through this archaic system of intermediaries developed before the advent of the internet, where the arti…
Continue reading “Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?”

Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

  • Blockchain in the music industry is going viral like a hit song and propagates its magic from the artist to the music lover (and back).
  • Some have begun to harness blockchain technology for the music industry.
  • There is a serious lack of transparency in the music industry.
  • Like any industry that is encumbered by inefficient intermediaries, the music industry will be disrupted by new developments in technology and governance.
  • According to Benji Rogers , founder of Pledge Music

Almost 100 years later, musicians still must go through this archaic system of intermediaries developed before the advent of the internet, where the arti…
Continue reading “Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?”

Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

  • Blockchain in the music industry is going viral like a hit song and propagates its magic from the artist to the music lover (and back).
  • Some have begun to harness blockchain technology for the music industry.
  • There is a serious lack of transparency in the music industry.
  • Like any industry that is encumbered by inefficient intermediaries, the music industry will be disrupted by new developments in technology and governance.
  • According to Benji Rogers , founder of Pledge Music

Almost 100 years later, musicians still must go through this archaic system of intermediaries developed before the advent of the internet, where the arti…
Continue reading “Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?”