Anyone who lives, works or studies in Frankston or the Peninsula can apply, and it’s free – just visit www.funkeymusic.com.au to register and follow the instructions to upload your song. And if you’re unable to film your application, competition organisers can organise to film you.
Applications close on September 8, after which 25 successful entrants will be mentored on song choices, backing tracks, presentation and all other performance elements.
They will then take part in a semi-final concert at Frankston Arts Centre on September 18, from which 10 finalists will be chosen for the grand final on October 9.
Each of the four category winners – Junior (up to 12 years; $200 cash prize), Teen (13-20; $250), Adult (21-49; $500) and Senior (50-plus; $300) – will also win a professionally recorded CD single by PavMusic, a makeup and photoshoot by Studio Glamour Bayside and a video of their CD by MAVideoart.
There is also the opportunity to perform at community events such as Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights and on The Voice of Frankston stage at the Frankston Waterfront Festival.
Tickets for the semi-final will go on sale on September 12 and can be bought from Fun-key Music on 9786 3104 for $15. Children under 13 are admitted free.
A: Shop 2/1 Heversham Drive, Seaford 3198
T: 9786 3104