Game of Chords is the contest created by Saint Louis to promote and raise awareness of new songwriting talents.

After the great success of the last edition of 2022, the opportunity for young songwriters to perform live is finally back.

For this edition the format is renewed, the bar is raised and the challenge is getting harder and more interesting. The songwriters selected in the first phase will access a second fundamental step of the contest, that of training.

In fact, the chosen candidates will be prepared by some docent Saint Louis, participating in ensemble music workshops, deepening notions of arrangement, songwriting and production, thus immersing oneself in a period of artistic growth aimed at facing the challenges that will decide the winner of the contest.

Following the training phase, which will begin in October 2022, the Game of Chords 2022-23 edition will take place in several live evenings, from January to May 2023, at a famous Roman restaurant.

The collaboration with Webnotte. The transmission of Repubblica.it conducted by Ernesto Assante will devote ample space to contestants.

Evening after evening, the songwriters compete on stage with original songs, offering their repertoire in front of a large audience and a jury of "experts", established songwriters, composers, journalists and music critics, record producers.

Playings is not game

The competing songwriters of the contest will participate in an intense program of live concerts, from January to May, which will take them up to the Final of the Contest, during which the winner of the first prize up for grabs will be proclaimed by the Jury, i.e. the production, promotion and distribution. digital including:

  • recording, mixing & mastering of 2 tracks at the Saint Louis studio

  • creation of 1 video clip

  • publication and distribution on streaming platforms

  • promotion of songs with ADV and social campaigns

  • live performance during Saint Louis festivals, reviews and events

Other prizes will be offered by the Contest partners and awarded by the jury and the public during the contest final.

HOW TO APPLY

Individuals can participate songwriters under 30 that have an original repertoire of at least two pieces.

To participate in the selections, fill out the following form, attaching the link to two songs, of which at least one is original and unpublished, by 15 September 2022.

For further updated details on the Regulations, please refer to August 24.

For information on the Game of Chords contest, write to livia@slmc.it

2022/09/15 23:59:59

at the close of the nominations

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