2023 ASPIRE SONG COMPETITION

ASPIRE 2023, Pirates, Power and Adventure.  The Song Competition will be broken into 3 categories - Primary School (K-6), Year 7, 8 and  9 and  Year 10, 11 and 12.  Using the story for the production, the themes below will be the song writing focus for these allocated year groups.

 PRIMARY SCHOOL (K-6): PIRATE LIFE

A day in the life of a pirate, tells the story of a famous pirate.  What kind of things to pirates get up to?

YEARS 7, 8 AND 9: OPPRESSION

Oppression is when there is injusticeand discrimination, usually against a specific group of people.  It is the malicious use of power where poeple are prevented from having the same opportunties, freedom, and benefits as others are treated unfairly.

YEARS 10, 11 AND 12: ADVENTURE

An adventure is an exciting experience that is bold, remarkable, and sometimes risky. 

Your song maybe about:

  • A narrative of an adventure story
  • Exploration, travel and adventure
  • Themes of excitement, hope, courage, or risk.

Once entries close, shortlisted finalists will have the opportunity to workshop their song with professional musicians and ASPIRE Musical Director Jessica Lopez. The winner for each category will be decided at a live concert where a guest panel will judge the songs. This year there will be 3 winners, one for each category (Primary K-6, Years 7-9 and Years 10-12).  Prize is a $300 Musos Corner voucher and have their song professionally recorded at Tommirock Studios.

 HOW TO ENTER

1. Video or record yourself singing or playing your song. 
     File formats: MP3, MP4 or MOV
2.  A copy of your lyrics File format:  Word document (NOT PDF or a photo)
3.  If you can, include the chords or notation.  This is not compulsory.
4.  Your song must be no longer then 3 minutes 30 seconds
5.  You will be able to upload via the ASPIRE website from Week 10, Term 4 2022
6.  Entries close:  Friday 31 March 2023

For further information please contact Anne Atkins (02) 4979-1331 or anne.atkins@mn.catholic.edu.au

 

Student Details
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Your Song
Please attach lyrics here (as Word, TXT or PDF).
Please attach/upload recording here (as mp3 file - max 6MB)
Paste or enter your composer’s brief (a statement describing your song and its themes and ideas) here.