Can you answer “YES!” to these questions??
1. Are you a musician between the ages of 14-22?
2. Do you write and play original music?
3. Do you perform traditional or world music?
4. Do you play inspired covers?
5. Do you wish to play at a Music Festival but aren’t sure how to make it happen?
Well …. Youth Discoveries – The Road To Summerfolk is exactly what you’re looking for! Time to get on the road to Summerfolk! This is an amazing opportunity to be heard and seen by an international crowd.
What is Youth Discoveries – The Road to Summerfolk?
The Youth Discoveries Program was created to give musicians between the ages of 14- 22 the experience of playing a major folk festival. It also helps to foster a sense of community amongst the up and coming!
Each performer/group has 12-15 minutes to highlight the following:
• Songwriting/compositional originality or repertoire choice/musical proficiency
• Musical ability – including lyrical content
• On-Stage presence
• Interaction with the audience
Winners from preliminary rounds advance to the Discoveries Finale showcase in Owen Sound.
Judges’ feedback regarding your performance will be available should you be interested.
Up to five acts are selected from the Finale Showcase to perform at the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival…
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THE PRELIMINARY COMPETITION AT SUMMERFOLK.ORG/YOUTH TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT!