my united way voice
Singers, rappers and spoken word artists, the time has come to share your voice against poverty through the power of music with My United Way Voice!
Write a song about poverty, and submit an acoustic performance version of your song for a chance at a fully-sponsored prize package of $5,000 cash going towards your music career, a $15,000 professional music video and song production of your submission song, mentorship from industry professionals and a chance to perform your winning song on the main stage of Edmonton’s sold-out Soundtrack Music Festival presented by Kinsmen Club of Edmonton in front of thousands of music fans. Soundtrack Music Festival takes place at Kinsmen Park in Edmonton’s beautiful River Valley, the one-day multi-genre festival featured performances from some of the music industry’s hottest talent like multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls and TLC.
Building off the success and growth over the last three seasons, no other contest of its kind exists within our region. My United Way Voice has the unique ability to connect the power of music with local poverty elimination, through a vibrant arts community of talented, engaged youth influencers. Led by United Way of the Alberta Capital Region and PlanIt Sound Inc., we are working to increase awareness of local poverty issues, connect youth to the cause and inspire change.
We cannot wait to hear more from our ever-talented community of change makers in the Alberta Capital Region. Good luck to you all!
the grand prize
Winner will receive a fully-sponsored grand prize over $20,000 value and showcase at Soundtrack Music Festival presented by Kinsmen Club of Edmonton.
$5,000 Cash going towards your musical career
$15,000 Professional music video and song production with PlanIt Sound Inc.
Winner showcase on main stage of Soundtrack Music Festival presented by Kinsmen Club of Edmonton
Red Carpet Styling gift certificates by Shades of Grey and Mr. Derk
$500 Innovations music gear package
Professional Top 10 Photo Shoot with Nancy Critchley Photography