George Rodrigue Foundation’s Inaugural Songwriting Competition deadline soon

George Rodrigue Foundation’s Inaugural Songwriting Competition deadline soon
George Rodrigue Foundation’s (Source: George Rodrigue Foundation)

NORTHWEST LOUISIANA (KSLA) - Young musicians looking for their possible big break should apply soon for the George Rodrigue Foundation’s Inaugural Songwriting Competition.

The deadline for songwriting is set for Jan. 17.

The competition is open for all Louisiana high school juniors and seniors.

Three young songwriters will be awarded $10,000 in college scholarships (art contest will have 15 finalists to win over $45,000 in college scholarships.
Three young songwriters will be awarded $10,000 in college scholarships (art contest will have 15 finalists to win over $45,000 in college scholarships. (Source: George Rodrigue Foundation)

Three young songwriters will be awarded $10,000 in college scholarships, a chance for some studio time with Grammy-winning producers and an opportunity to perform at Trombone Shorty Foundation’s annual “Shorty Fest” benefit concert during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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