Canada's Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program

Discovery Category: Call for Submissions
Start Date: Jul 13, 2020
End Date: Aug 23, 2020
Format: Online
Venue Name: Canada
Cost: Free
Provider: Canada's Walk of Fame
WebSite Address: https://www.canadaswalkoffame.com/program/2020-rbc-emerging-musician-program

Description:

Canada’s Walk of Fame is looking for the country’s best young musicians – the RBC Emerging Musician Program is back for its 8th and biggest year yet! Submit a video or audio performance between July 13, 2020 and August 23, 2020 for your chance to win!


The Emerging Musician Program will select and support 5 winners aged (solo artists or groups) from across the country and provide them with tangible real-world experiences designed to help elevate their music and careers in a meaningful and sustainable way.


Eligible participants must be between the ages of 15 – 35 at the time of submission and demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in music. (Please read rules and regulations)


The Program is open to residents of Quebec, making it a truly national initiative.


One (1) Grand Prize consisting of:
- A Twenty Thousand Dollar ($20,000 CAN) cash prize.
- A performance opportunity and mentorship session at an entertainment facility in Toronto.
Mentorship Session with:
A&R executives
A music lawyer
An established recording artist.
An experienced music industry agent.
- A creative workshop at ARTHAUS in Toronto (A multi-purpose creative working space where professionals and artists in the arts industry can collaborate and connect)
- Festival Access Pass to Canadian Music Week 2021
- A performance opportunity at Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, Manitoba in February 2021.
- Private studio recording time to record submitted song at Metalworks Studios.
- Performance opportunities at CWOF events (to be determined by CWOF).
- Album cover artwork design.


One (1) Secondary Prize consisting of:
- A Six Thousand Dollar ($6,000 CAN) cash prize.
- A performance opportunity and mentorship session at an entertainment facility in Toronto.
Mentorship Session with:
A&R executives
A music lawyer
An established recording artist.
An experienced music industry agent.
- A creative workshop at ARTHAUS in Toronto (A multi-purpose creative working space where professionals and artists in the arts industry can collaborate and connect)
- Festival Access Pass to Canadian Music Week 2021
- A performance opportunity at Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, Manitoba in February 2021.


Three Additional Finalist Prizes consisting of:
- A Four Thousand Dollar ($4,000 CAN) cash prize
- A performance opportunity and mentorship session at an entertainment facility in Toronto.
Mentorship Session with:
A&R executives
A music lawyer
An established recording artist.
An experienced music industry agent.
- A creative workshop at ARTHAUS in Toronto (A multi-purpose creative working space where professionals and artists in the arts industry can collaborate and connect)
- Festival Access Pass to Canadian Music Week 2021
- A performance opportunity at Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, Manitoba in February 2021.

In addition, the Winners will be announced via media release and profiled on the Canada’s Walk of Fame website.


Winners will be announced in the fall.



How to Register:

Between Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 10:00 am ET until Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET (“Submission Entry Period”), eligible Participants may enter the Program by visiting https://www.canadaswalkoffame.com/program/2020-rbc-emerging-musician-program and submitting:
i. An accepted Participant’s Release (to be accepted by parent or legal guardian of eligible Participant if eligible Participant is below the age of 18 years as of the Submission Commencement Date);
ii. A completed Program Submission Form which must contain the following two (2) elements:
1. Completed contact information for the eligible Participant;
2. One (1) video or audio file submission, that should be no longer than five (5) minutes, of a musical or vocal performance via the entry form on canadaswalkoffame.com in one of the following formats: .MP3, .WAV, .WMA, .MOV, .MPEG4, .AVI, .WMV, .MPEGPS, .FLV, .3GPP, .WebM. Submissions may not show clothing items bearing business, designer or sports logos or design. Submissions must be the original work of you or your band members and must not infringe the rights of any third party including, but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy and personality rights. You must have consent from any people appearing and/or performing in the submissions. Submissions must not: (i) contain threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind; (ii) violate or encourage anyone to violate any law or regulation; (iii) contain advertising or commercial messages. Submissions should consist of a solo or group vocal performance, instrumental performance or a combination thereof. (the “Online Submission”).
iii. Applicants may also upload a resume that highlights a continuing commitment to a career in music. Such qualifications include: professional training (school/private lessons), musical appearances, membership in professional associations or musical groups, awards,
bursaries and/or grants. (Not a requirement of the submission process.)
(b) The Online Submission is MANDATORY for an eligible Participant to enter the Program. However, CWOF and its associates and/or affiliates assume no liability whatsoever with respect to any failure to receive or review any Online Submission(s).
(b) PLEASE NOTE: Only ONE (1) Online Submission may be submitted per eligible Participant. Multiple Participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any Participant to obtain more than one entry by using different email addresses, identities, registrations, or through any other method, will void a Participant’s entries. Entries received shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. For the purpose of these Rules, “authorized account holder” of an email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. CWOF may require eligible Participant to provide proof he/she is the authorized account holder if required.

Contact Info:

Email: contactus@canadaswalkoffame.com