A popular NETFLIX movie has recently called attention to the Eurovision Song Contest - an international song competition held annually by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Each participating country submits an original song to be performed and votes are cast to determine the winner. In the not too distant future, we may see an American version of the contest established.In the meantime, there are several American songwriting contests listed online that offer prestigious awards and big cash prizes. A full list of songwriting contests can be found on the ASCAP website (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) at https://www.ascap.com/help/music-business-101/songwriting-competitions.
Now is the time for all aspiring songwriters to take advantage of the library's eSource called Lynda.com.Here you will find many FREE courses on songwriting.They contain a wealth of information for both the beginner and the advanced songwriter.You say you don't play an instrument? No problem! Lynda.com has courses available on how to play the piano, guitar, and ukulele!
Empower yourself with the knowledge you will acquire through this wonderful eSource and watch the doors of opportunity start swinging open! And don't forget to check out our collection of library materials on songwriting, singing, learning to play musical instruments, and getting to know the music industry. Log in to your library account at https://www.aclib.us or call us at 352.495.3367 to request the books below or any other titles, which can be retrieved using the library's Curbside service.