Southwest Virginia Traditional Music Contest 2021

Contest Video Submission

  • Upload your video to Youtube and email your submission to: info@handmademusicschool.com.
  • Put “Handmade Music School Contestant Video – Category” (e.g. “Instrumental”, “Dance”, “Youth”, “Folk Song”) in the email subject line
  • Include the (a) Tune/Song title, (b) Video link, (c) Full name, (d) Mailing address, (e) Email address.
  • The deadline to submit videos is Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 8pm.
  • The contest ceremony will be held via Zoom on Saturday, March 27th, 2021 at 5:00pm.  All contestants will receive a Zoom link to attend the ceremony after registering.
  • Winners’ videos will be posted on our official Youtube channel and on our site and played during our ceremony. (If you are a winner, we will ask you to send us a downloadable link to your video for posting on our site.)

Awards

Adult Prizes (Dance, Instrumental, Folk Song)

  • 1st Place: $200 plus a County Legends of Old Time Music Box Set ($40 value) and a HMS Gift Bundle
  • 2nd Place: $100 plus a $25 County Sales Gift Certificate and a HMS Gift Bundle
  • 3rd Place: $50 plus a County Sales Hat ($20 value) and a HMS Gift Bundle

Youth Prizes

  • 1st Place: Full Scholarship to the 2022 Old Time Music Get Together plus a County Legends of Old Time Music Box Set and a HMS Gift Bundle
  • 2nd Place: 1-hour private lesson at the Handmade Music School plus a $25 County Sales Gift Certificate and a HMS Gift Bundle
  • 3rd Place: 30-minute private lesson at the Handmade Music School plus a County Sales hat ($20 value) and a HMS Gift Bundle

*Youth may enter both youth and adult categories if they wish to compete for a cash prize.

Contact andrew@handmademusicschool.com with contest questions.

Here’s some local inspiration for your Southwest Virginia contest entry! For more information about Southwest Virginia Music Sources, visit the main contest page.
Main Contest Page