Do you know a talented\, young musician who is dedicated to
leading a healthy lifestyle?
The Partnership at Drugfree.org\, in conjunction with the GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares®\, is kicking off the back-to-school season in search of young musicians (ages 14-18) to compose or create an original song and/or music video that promotes and c elebrates healthy living and/or appropriately depicts a story about drug a buse. In our efforts to raise awareness of addiction and recovery\, we enc ourage teens to submit their powerful messages of struggle\, hope and triu mphant healing.
The first\, second and third place winners wil l each receive:
A trip to Los Angeles to attend the 55th annual GRAMMY Awards® Backstage Experience\, a unique backstage tour taking pla ce as artists rehearse live for the GRAMMY awards\;
Placement and ex posure of their musical entries on the GRAMMY365® website\, MTV Act Blog\ , and the Above the Influence campaign website\;
An iPad\, equipped with the GarageBand app\;
The opportunity to release a record with I ron Ridge Road Recordings\, courtesy of Clarity Way of Hanover\, PA\; and
A certificate from the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares in acknowledg ment of each winner’s activism in disseminating of health information on substance abuse.
A cash award of $500 will go to the first place wi nner\; $250 to the second prize winner\; and $100 to the third place winne r courtesy of the Visions Adolescent Treatment Center in Malibu\, Californ ia.
Submit a musical entry now at drugfree.org/teensmakemusicco ntest.
Be part of the Teens! Make Music Contest today!
Submissions postmarks must read between
August 15th\, 2012 + December 3rd\, 2012
Participants will submit their creative Music Video OR original Music/Lyrics composition that celebrate healthy and creative living or music that accurately portrays the dangers of drug abuse. The contest winners’ names will be announced publicly d uring the National Institute on Drug Abuse National Drug Facts Week which is January 28 – February 3\, 2013.\n
For more information on GRAM
MY Foundation or MusiCares go to www.musicares.org or www.grammyfoundation
The Museum invites visitors and members to attend an opening reception celebrating a new exhibition on view in the Museum's North Wing . 'The Philadelphia Story' features contemporary figurative works from art ist-alumni of The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. This reception is free with membership or Museum admission. More information on the exhibit ion is available at www.ashevilleart.org.\n
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