ASC Commissions Birmingham
New Orleans, Chicago, New York … every great city has music written in its honor. This year, the ASC wants YOU to write a song or compose a piece of music about living in Birmingham! Your work could be one of 12 selected to be performed at an all-day music festival at the ASC on June 21, 2014. Three performers – selected by audience members and a panel of judges – will win $1,000 and studio time at UAB to record their songs. Share your talent with the world and help us celebrate the Magic City with the first annual Make Music Birmingham Day!
BEGINNING JANUARY 21, 2014
IT’S all ABOUT BIRMINGHAM. IT’S all ABOUT THE MUSIC
The Top 12 Finalists are...
Chris Copeland - "Find My Way"
Joshua Vasa - "City of Steel"
India Ramey – "Rusty City"
Raquel Lily – "Birmingham"
Wilder Adkins – "Side By Side"
Wisdom Bibbs - "Birmingham, Alabama (Home of the Magic Land)"
Jason Brouwer – "Magic City Mines"
Mandi Mapes – "Birmingham"
The Southern Lights – "Rainey Day in Birmingham"
Eric Latham and David Bibbs – "Abracadabra (Magic City At Night)"
A.D. Howard – "Birmingham Keeps Calling Me Home"
Bob Marston - "Real Magic, Good People"
THE IMPORTANT DATES:
LOCAL » JUNE 21
LOCAL will showcase the finalists in a FREE, all-day, outdoor event at the ASC where the three winners will be announced.
UAB Department Of Music Instructor
Essix Music Group/Essential Recordings President
Composer, director of MATA Festival
Musical historian, composer
Reg’s Coffeehouse host, Birmingham Mountain Radio
Owner, Artistic Endeavors, LLC.
Resident Conductor, Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Carla Jean Whitley
Managing Editor, Birmingham magazine
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