NAMM’s Annual SchoolJam USA to Award More Than $50,000 in Cash and Prizes to Teen Bands and Local School Music Programs
Carlsbad, CA, August 1, 2012—Just in time for back-to-school, teen bands have the chance to showcase their talent by entering NAMM’s fourth annual SchoolJam USA, a national teen battle of the bands. Starting today, middle and high school teens with a passion for music can help promote their schools’ music education programs, by entering the SchoolJam USA competition at www.schooljamusa.com.
The competition highlights teen music talent, gathers students in support of the arts, provides funding for school music programs and promotes active participation in school music programs.
Unsigned teen musicians between the ages of 13 and 19, with the majority of band members registered in a U.S. middle or high school, are eligible to participate. Online entry for bands is open from Aug. 1 to Oct. 26, 2012. Bands can perform any genre of music. Song selections must be original content or designated as “public domain.”