Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Launch Your Lyrics competition opens!

Are you a budding songwriter? Bring your hidden talent into the light and be in to win one of our fantastic prizes! Enter our Launch Your Lyrics competition with your original song and be in with the chance to win some fantastic prizes.

Launch your Lyrics has been run out west for several years. This year it is open to all Auckland Library members between 11 and 18 years of age. There is a Launch your Lyrics page on our website, but here are the brief details.

There are two categories for entry, 11 - 14 years and 15 - 18 years.

We have fantastic prizes up for grabs in each category:
First prize in each category is a recording session at Zeal Music Studios to record your winning lyrics
One runner-up will receive a $200 music voucher
Two highly commended winners will receive a $100 music voucher

You do have to be a member of Auckland Libraries to take part. If you haven't already registered with us, what are you waiting for? It's really easy to join the library and doesn't cost you anything if you live or go to school somewhere in Auckland. Go to our Join Up page.

The competition runs from March 12 to May 16 2012. Our celebrity judge, Rodney Fisher of awesome Kiwi band Goodshirt (pictured), will select the winners! Rodney is a singer/songwriter - the lead singer in Goodshirt, he also has a solo career and is well known in New Zealand and the UK. As well as presenting the prizes at our Launch Your Lyrics Prizegiving on May 31 at the Zeal Music Studios, he will also be performing. There will also be plenty of spot prizes on the night so make sure you keep it free.

For all the information on how to enter and full conditions of entry head to our Launch Your Lyrics page on the Auckland Libraries website.

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