Hand Me Down Some Silver, Inc., Proudly Announces
HMDSS Young Songwriters 2012
A Songwriting Contest for Gallatin Valley Youth
11 Original Compositions
were selected for recording for
Footnotes* Volume VI:
HMDSS Young Songwriters 2012 Compilation CD
Jackie Wolf, One Life
Diego Rodoni, Vision
Jamie De Enfants, Delusional
Luca Rodoni, Fashion Tip
Seth Francis, Gates of Elysium
Alexis Carrier, Glens of Atrium
Gabe Ballotta, Good Beyond the Bad
Gage Sowell, Under the Water
Caroline Janssen, Waterproof Soul
Annabelle Winking, Come Back
Levi Strickland, Walkaway
Competition is open to contestants ages 18 and under.
Vocal or instrumental pieces welcomed.
Collaborative entries accepted.
Please contact Jake Fleming at 406.548.1985
or email email@example.com for further details.
[CLICK HERE] to enter the 2012 Songwriters Contest
Entries must be postmarked by September 4, 2012
Footnotes 6 Judges
The following 5 judges will choose the winners for Footnotes* Vol. 6.
Concert and CD scheduled for 2013:
- Jesse Barney (Peach Tree Studios)
- Gillian Howe (Tumbledown House)
- CJ Watson (author: "The Everything Songwriting Book")
- Ashley Holland (Little Jane and the Pistol Whips)
- Paul Decker (Music Villa)
[CLICK HERE] to Listen to Previous Contest Winners
Mission & Goals
Mission:To bring professional studio recording experience to aspiring young songwriters in the Gallatin Valley.
Students will learn organizational and communication skills by preparing their entries in audio and written form
Winners will learn organizational and communication skills by preparing their arrangement and and pre-production ideas
While recording with professional musicians, students will learn ways of communication through music
While recording with professional musicians, students will learn the importance of an accurate and energetic performance
Through recording, students will reflect upon their sound and abilities, paving a path for their musical future
HMDSS will facilitate relationships with many private and public school music teachers and students in the Gallatin Valley
HMDSS will produce a compilation CD featuring the songwriting talent of young musicians in the Gallatin Valley
HMDSS will have a compilation CD to raise awareness of the concrete possibilities of its mission(s) and to sell as a fund raising device
HMDSS will forge and maintain relationships with local recording studios and professional musicians in the community