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Songbook South invites all talented high school vocalists who are legal residents of the U.S. to apply for our Songbook South Inspiration Weekend High School Vocal Competition:Great American Songbook Edition that will be held in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Please read all the rules and guidelines for the program (also those on our website), carefully, before submitting your application; select your program in the drop down menu on your left, under “Start an Application” to learn more.

You must complete this pre-screening process, fully, in order to be considered as a finalist for the vocal competition. After all applicants have been screened, 10 finalists will be selected to compete live on stage in Shreveport.

For additional questions regarding the program or application requirements:

How to Apply
  1. Film your two contrasting songs (up tempo and ballad) in the genre specified.
  2. Complete the application process on Acceptd and upload your videos.
  3. Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee, which includes the $35 Acceptd platform fee.
  4. Click SUBMIT by July 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CST.
Why Apply
  • Win scholarships
  • Workshops and master classes with entertainment industry luminaries, including Broadway stars and other accomplished performers.
  • Make professional connections.
  • Grow in your artistic journey.
Dates and Deadlines for Applications: Applications open February 1, 2024 at 12 a.m. CST and close July 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

*Songbook South is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Songbook South Vocal Competition is void where prohibited by law.

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