Fusicology.com on February 24, 2012with 0 comments
Lee Ritenour’s 3rd Annual Global Music Competition is now accepting entries in Guitar, Piano, Bass or Drums! Winning musicians of the Rhythm Section will record a track on Lee Ritenour’s 2012 Concord Records album starring a ‘who’s who’ of greats such as: Dave Grusin, Nathan East, Will Kennedy, Dave Weckl, George Duke, John Beasley, Sonny Emory, Larry Goldings, John Beasley, George Duke, Stanley Clarke and many more. Guitar & Rhythm player winners will also win Berklee College of Music Scholarships, Yamaha instruments & endorsements, Crown of the Continent & National Guitar Workshop scholarships for guitar finalists + various other prizes. The 4 winners will have a shot at a Concord Records deal plus professional mentoring. Submit 2 YouTube videos online for your chance to win!
For registration, info & prize details: www.sixstringhteory.com until May 1, 2012
Sponsors of the competition: 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
PAST WINNERS & FINALISTS’ UPDATES
*Shon Boublil was the 2010 6 String Theory Guitar Grand Prize winner. Shon played a track on Lee Ritneour’s 2010 album “6 String Theory.” Shon won a 4 year scholarship to Berklee College of Music and is in his 2nd year.
*David Brown Murray was the 2011 6 String Theory Guitar Grand Prize winner. David won a Yamaha endorsement; the feature player at the 2012 National Guitar Workshop; professional mentoring from Lee Ritenour; a week vacation for 4 at Flathead Lake Lodge in MT ($8,000 value) as well as the publicity & promotion from his winning performance at Crown of the Continents Guitar Workshop & Festival 2011.
*This is the first year of the Rhythm Section competition in piano, bass & drums so we’ll have updates on their success next year!
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