08. November 2019 - 19:00 till 22:00
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2019 Discovered registration | The Hub Erina Youth Entertainment Venue | Friday, 08. November 2019

It’s that time of year again when Central Coast Council have registrations open for this year’s Discovered program.
 
We are really excited to work with our music community again in 2019 in delivering opportunities for young people.
 
We welcome all singers and singer/songwriters aged 7 – 24 years to enter this event series that is a part of the Creative Engineers project that recently was awarded a Highly Commended award at the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards.
 
Discovered is a vocal professional development program series which consists of a contest and a professional development program.
 
With three heats open:
-      Friday 12 July
-      Friday 09 August
-      Friday 13 September
 
There are two categories for participants:
-      KIDS 7-12 years
-      OPEN 13-24 years
 
Solo performers and duets may enter.
 
 
Participants receive an invitation to return to the semi-finals, participate in professional development workshops and have a chance to perform in the Grand Final in December.
 
Professional development partners and sponsors:
-    Musicians Making a Difference (MMAD)
-    Gina Jeffreys Workshops
-    Rod McCormack, the Music Cellar Studio
-    Macron Music
-    Central Coast Council Youth Services
 
AWARDS:
DISCOVERED WINNER | $2500 Macron Music Money + 
1 x song recorded in The Music Cellar Studio with Producer Rod McCormack
1 x track professionally mixed, mastered and ready for release ($3,300)
2nd Place | $1000 Macron Music Money
3rd Place | $750 Macron Music Money
KIDS WINNER | $500 Macron Music Money
INSPIRATION AWARD | $250 Macron Music Money
GINA JEFFREYS AWARD | 1 x term (10 weeks) scholarship with Gina Jeffreys Workshops ($400 value)
MMAD AWARD | 1 song recorded in The MMAD Loungeroom Studio ($250 value)