♫ Spring 2013 competition ♫

Congratulations to all of our winners!

1ST PLACE - POP

Mikaela Kahn

Song Title: Fall With You

Song Writer: Mikaela Kahn

Mikaela is a soulful 23-year old singer-songwriter and pianist originally from Seattle, Washington. She draws audiences in to her performances with her commanding voice, engaging personality and imaginative song interpretations combining po...

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1ST PLACE - INSTRUMENTAL

Gene Mills

Song Title: Dying Fire

Song Writer: Gene Mills

Gene Mills is a songwriter, guitarist, and singer based in Richmond, Virginia. He plays acoustic Americana—folk tinged with bluegrass and country. After making a living as a solo and ensemble musician in and around Charlottesville, Virginia...

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1ST PLACE - ROCK

JoJo Worthington

Song Title: Beautiful Thing

Song Writer: JoJo Worthington

JoJo Worthington's vocalizations, ingenuity with looping techniques, and completely refreshing take on the ukulele are all pushing this Canadian experimental-folk musician to create some of the most forward-thinking folk music of her genera...

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1ST PLACE - FOLK

Tracy Newman

Song Title: I Just See You

Song Writer: Tracy Newman

TRACY NEWMAN (AND THE REINFORCEMENTS) Tracy started playing guitar at 14, primarily influenced by the Kingston Trio, about which she says, “I could actually play their songs, especially Tom Dooley which had, and still has only two chords.”...

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1ST PLACE - AMERICANA/COUNTRY

Tim Settle

Song Title: I'm Still Here

Song Writer: Tim Settle

"Music is as much a part of me as my blood, and my bones". Tim Settle is a Christian Singer/songwriter from Sandy Ridge, NC. He began writing songs 10 years ago, and started preforming them live shortly after. He has released two albu...

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2ND PLACE - ROCK

Song Title: I Hate Birds

Song Writer: Dave Tough, DeAnna Moore, Sarah Majors

Dave Tough (www.taxi.com/davetough) is a Nashville-based songwriter and producer/engineer. He has written and produced songs in major motion pictures, most recently Seth Rogen's mall cop comedy "Observe and Report", and training films and c...

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2ND PLACE - INSTRUMENTAL

Song Title: Le Carrousel

Song Writer: Reentko

Reentko, born in 1979 is a guitarist, composer and multi-instrumentalist. His music is a distinctive blend of unorthodox, self-developed percussive playing techniques covering a wide range of styles. He also features as a percussionist in s...

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2ND PLACE - FOLK

Song Title: Leaving Familiar

Song Writer: Michael Theodore

Michael Theodore is a singer/songwriter/musician who has been working in and around the Toronto area for several years. He has established a reputation for himself as a hard working, crowd pleasing, energetic performer, much in the ilk of B...

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2ND PLACE - POP

Song Title: Made of Stars

Song Writer: Dave Tough, DeAnna Moore, Aaron Krause

Dave Tough (www.taxi.com/davetough) is a Nashville-based songwriter and producer/engineer. He has written and produced songs in major motion pictures, most recently Seth Rogen's mall cop comedy "Observe and Report", and training films and c...

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2ND PLACE - AMERICANA/COUNTRY

Song Title: You Got The Heat

Song Writer: Blankley/Wainright

Terry is a Canadian Roots Musician,Producer and Writer.He has received multiple award nominations as a Singer/Keyboardist ,played on countless recordings and is the current DRMS Male Vocalist of the year. Keys,Blues,Jazz, Vocal, Rock, Adul...

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TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), americana/country category

3
Song Title: Johnny Song Writer: Julie Kathryn, Felix McTeigue
4
Song Title: It's Snowin' Song Writer: Lenny Solomon
5
Song Title: Hey There Romeo Song Writer: Elizabeth Feins

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), instrumental category

3
Song Title: Like Autumn Rain Song Writer: Reentko
4
Song Title: Steam Song Writer: Jamie Ousley
5
Song Title: 296.2 Song Writer: Alfred Henderson III

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), pop category

3
Song Title: Cosmology Song Writer: Capers Simmons
4
Song Title: Daydreaming Song Writer: CHAN CHUN YIN
5
Song Title: I've Moved On Song Writer: Darren Ockert

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), rock category

3
Song Title: Let It Go (The Jam Song) Song Writer: Dave Tough, DeAnna Moore, Cameron Morgan
4
Song Title: It Turns Song Writer: Dave Tough, Adam Crossley, Bill Dilugi
5
Song Title: Already After Song Writer: drumfish

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), folk category

3
Song Title: Leave No Trace Song Writer: Hillary Reynolds, Trevor Jarvis, Jeff Hale, Benjamin Kopf
4
Song Title: Hearts Song Writer: JoJo Worthington
5
Song Title: You Don't Know My Heart Song Writer: Aaron Gabriel

HONORABLE MENTION - 6th-10th place

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Placement: folk Song Title: Happy Song Writer: Janelle MacKay
6
Placement: instrumental Song Title: A LOVE SONG TO MY SAILOR Song Writer: Ann Mayo Muir
6
Placement: pop Song Title: The Rain From London Song Writer: Darren Ockert
6
Placement: americana/country Song Title: Whiskey In Winter Song Writer: Hillary Reynolds
7
Placement: pop Song Title: I'm Still Wishing Song Writer: Sophie Morgan Howarth
7
Placement: rock Song Title: I Am Song Writer: drumfish
7
Placement: folk Song Title: Light A Candle Angelina Song Writer: Patrice Webb
7
Placement: instrumental Song Title: What I Want Not Song Writer: Jane Miller
7
Placement: americana/country Song Title: Thriving Song Writer: Gene Mills
8
Placement: instrumental Song Title: RATHBONES TWO STEP Song Writer: JOHN O'CONNELL
8
Placement: pop Song Title: What Does It Take? Song Writer: Rebecca McGarry
8
Placement: folk Song Title: White Stallion Song Writer: Michael Theodore
8
Placement: americana/country Song Title: Table Nine Song Writer: Tracy Newman
9
Placement: instrumental Song Title: Egberto and Sonia Song Writer: Jane Miller
9
Placement: americana/country Song Title: Intoxicated Song Writer: Donovan Tucker
9
Placement: folk Song Title: Amadeus Song Writer: JoJo Worthington
9
Placement: pop Song Title: The Energy's good Song Writer: Jillian Strauss
9
Placement: rock Song Title: In God We Trust (live version) Song Writer: Jessica Kion, Courtney Swain
10
Placement: instrumental Song Title: Dogs In Paradise Song Writer: Charlie Hill
10
Placement: rock Song Title: Red Giant Song Writer: Billy Frank, Russ Frank, Geoff LaForge, Yousaf Mir, Frank Mauro
10
Placement: americana/country Song Title: Pick Up the Pieces Song Writer: Sydney Cubit
10
Placement: folk Song Title: Wind of Fairy Song Writer: Andreas Jordan
10
Placement: pop Song Title: Forget You Song Writer: Michael Anzilotti