The overwhelming response highlights the richness and diversity of our local songwriting community. Based on the volume, we are happy to also announce the list of 20 Semi-finalists, their tracks, and a link to where you can hear either the winning track or their music (if available online).
Of these semi-finalists, nine finalists were announced at the 2019 Next Level Music Conference on February 10, 2019. Each finalist will receive songwriting software chosen by songwriter Cliff Goldmacher.
FINALIST: Brittany Aquamarine: “You Are Sold”
SEMI-FINALIST: Chris Le Dieph: “Which Way You Wanna Go”
SEMI-FINALIST: Diego Jameau, the Whistler: “My Reality” (Visit Soundcloud for other tracks)
FINALIST: Frankie Bourne: “Re-Imagine Life” (Visit website for other tracks)
SEMI-FINALIST: Jared Newman: “Something on Your Back” (Visit Soundcloud for other tracks)
FINALIST: John Knutson: “Lowdown Money Blues”
SEMI-FINALIST: Joshua James Jackson: “Livin’ the Dream” (Visit bandcamp for other tracks)
SEMI-FINALIST: Kayatta: “Chop Stix” (Visit Soundcloud for other tracks)
SEMI-FINALIST: KellytheSinger: “Going Insane”
FINALIST: Ken Risling: “Through a Hole in my Heart”
FINALIST: La Reva Myles: “My Oasis”
SEMI-FINALIST: Laura O’Neal: “Rottonwood”
SEMI-FINALIST: Magica Hills: “Too Good to be True Love”
FINALIST: Mandy Brooks: “Good to Be Ya”
FINALIST: Nancy Vogl: “Peace Begins with Me”
FINALIST: Ross Friedman: “The Fragile in You”
FINALIST: Steve Pile: “Starlet” (Visit website for other tracks)
SEMI-FINALIST: Washington Hill: “Connected” (Visit Spotify for other tracks)
SEMI-FINALIST: Zach Hammer: “Ride” (Visit iTunes for other tracks)
Learn more about the Next Level Music Industry Conference, Songwriting Contest and Grant for Musicians HERE.