These activities provide community members of all ages the opportunity to express themselves through the performing arts. Creative Learning Projects typically include hands-on learning experiences, interactions with professional artists and performance opportunities. Previous projects include the MEMPHIS Forum in 2013, the WICKED Anti-bullying Summit in 2014 and the ONCE Songwriting Contest in 2015.
BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom as a songwriter and performer. Presented in conjunction with the Broadway hit, the Songwriting Competition gives aspiring songwriters the opportunity to showcase their talent and have their music heard by professionals in the industry. All registrants were invited to participate in a special workshop to help improve their songs before they submitted them for judging. The top 20 performed in a Showcase event at The Waiting Room in Omaha on March 27, 2017.
13-18 Age Division winner: Jaymie Argotsinger with "Inside (Speak Up)"
19+ Age Division winner: Cher Klosner-Lane with "When the Music Isn't Playing"
CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS