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2014 RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize

2014 RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize

Designed to inspire and support the next generation of young, gifted Canadians.

Calling all aspiring and talented musical superstars - submit a video or audio performance to Canada’s Walk of Fame for your chance to win the RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize.

Chosen by a selection committee and announced late spring 2014, the Grand Prize winner will receive:

-       A cash prize of $25,000 CDN.

-       Twenty (20) hours of private studio time at Metalworks Studio with an appointed producer, periodically mentored by Rik Emmett and Gil Moore from Triumph.

-       Ten (10) hours of studio time in The Tragically Hip's private studio, mentored by Gord Sinclair.

-       Music Industry Career Development Mentorship Session with Q & A. 

-       Introductions to agents, managers, music executives.

-       A minimum of one public performance at a CWOF event.

-       Album cover artwork design provided by Eric McBain, Creative Director.

Six additional prizes will also be awarded:

-       A Second Place cash prize of $5,000 CDN

-       Five additional finalist cash prizes of $1,000 CDN.

-       Music Industry Career Development Information Session with Q & A.

The approximate value of the prize is $100,000 CDN.

Entrants should be enrolled in an accredited Canadian school or institution at the time of entry. Applicants aged 18 to 35 that are not currently enrolled in school who wish to apply can submit a resume which illustrates their continuing commitment to developing a career in music. 

The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2014.

Click here to submit your entry.

Don’t forget to check out the competitions official rules here.

Click here to download a toolkit that includes all the program information.

Click here view the video submissions from the 2013 RBC Emerging Artists Music Mentorship Prize finalists.

The RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize is supported by the RBC Foundation.