FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
WHAT: Lee Ritenour's 3rd Annual Yamaha 6 String Theory Guitar Competition and the Lee Ritenour/Dave Grusin Rhythm Section
Competition 2012. 4 Contests/4 Instruments: Guitar, Piano/Keyboards, Bass and Drums
WHEN: Contest Registration Begins January 21- Ends May 1, 2012
Recording Sessions and Workshops start end of May 2012 through August 2012
WHERE: Applicants are required to submit 2 online videos. Register at: www.sixstringtheory.com
WHY: Supporting Aspiring Musicians towards a Professional Music Career through Education, Recording, Performing, Mentoring, Label
Access and Prizes
SPONSORS: Yamaha; Crown of the Continent Guitar Workshop; National Guitar Workshop; Berklee College of Music;
Concord Records; Monster; Premier Guitar; D’Addario String Company; Jazziz Magazine; Music Connection
*Total value of 4 prize packages over $600,000
Guitar Entries will be accepted in the genres of Rock, Blues, Jazz/Fusion, Acoustic, Classical/Flamenco or Country. Rhythm Section Entries will be accepted in the genres of Jazz, Fusion, Rock, Blues or Contemporary. Competitors are required to send an online video submission at www.sixstringtheory.com
LEE RITENOUR & DAVE GRUSIN ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MUSIC COMPETITION in 4 instruments including PIANO/KEYBOARDS!
Call-out to non-professional Pianists and Keyboardists! We want you to submit video at www.sixstringtheory.com
for your chance to play on Lee Ritenour’s 2012 Concord Records album plus Berklee College of Music Scholarship, Yamaha instruments, a shot at a Concord Records deal and more! Amazing opportunities for a professional music career with priceless access and incredible prize package value. Top 6 piano/keyboards applicants will be evaluated and judged by piano greats: Dave Grusin, Patrice Rushen, Alan Pasqua, Daniel Jobim, John Beasley, Larry Goldings and Jesse Milliner.
Register at: www.sixstringtheory.com
by submitting 2 YouTube videos by May 1, 2012. Winner will rehearse and record on Lee’s album in June 2012.
Other instruments in the contest include: guitar, bass (acoustic & electric) and drums. Please share with other musicians you know! Rhythm section players (piano, bass & drums) may apply as solo, duo or trio. See website for details. www.sixstringtheory.com
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Coordinator-2012 Yamaha 6 String Theory Global Music Competition