TDSF Songwriting Competition Application Form TDSF Songwriting Competition Entry (2018) The K-12 Songwriting Competition offers southern Arizona students in grades K-12 the unique opportunity to write and submit original songs as they compete for a chance to perform their songs during the Tucson Desert Song Festival. Students submit their lyrics and a recording of their piece below. After submissions close, a panel of judges selects finalists to perform at the annual “Songwriting Showcase” where they compete for cash prizes and scholarship opportunities. For complete details, click here. Applications Due: Monday, November 27, 2017 before midnight Songwriting Showcase: Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Fred Fox School of Music Questions? Call 1-888-546-3305 and ask for info on Songwriting Competition or write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students's name*Age*School*Grade*Parent/legal guardian name*Parent/legal guardian email address*Parent/legal guardian phone number*Student email address* School music teacher name and email address, if applicablePrivate music teacher name and email address, if applicableSong title*Instrumentation (e.g., solo unaccompanied voice; voice and piano; voice and guitar; vocal duet and guitar; violin, cello, piano, and voice; etc.)*Should you be chosen as a finalist, will you be performing your own work or will you need musicians? (If musicians are needed, we can provide a list of available musicians from the Fred Fox School of Music, or you can arrange for your own musicians; just let us know your plan here.)*Attach Word Doc with your lyrics [acceptable format: .doc, .docx, .pdf]*Accepted file types: doc, docx.Attach a word doc with only your song title and lyrics only (NO student name should be included in the document or the file name). Title your word document file with your SONG TITLE only so that students are anonymous to judges.Attach an MP3 file of your original piece*Accepted file types: mp3.(singer does not need to be the singer who would compete in the showcase recital). Title your MP3 with your SONG TITLE only (no student names). Please only send it as an MP3 format: • One method: Record your song as an audio file from a smart phone recording app. • Second method: If you record off of your phone or a camera as a video, you can upload your video file to YouTube and then use a free YouTube to MP3 Converter [link to: http://www.youtube-mp3.org/] to create and download your MP3. • Third method: Record directly onto your computer using a microphone and audio software; here are some instructions and free resources. CaptchaNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.