50 Songs in 5 Days Songwriting CampIf you have been a participant in a 2 day SongMakers workshop at your school and you want to step up your skills even further, this is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

You will join more than 60 Australian songwriters and producers and four special international guests at Australia’s biggest songwriting camp, 50 Songs in 5 Days. The camp’s mission? To create 50 market-ready pop songs in just five days.

We are offering ONE SongMakers student an all-expenses ticket to the camp, from anywhere in Australia. If you’re under 18 we’ll pay for your parent or teacher to travel with you, too.

Previous 50 Songs in 5 Days participants include Jarryd James, Joel Little, Rai Thistlethwayte, Jon Hume, Ilan Kidron, 5SOS, Lisa Mitchell, Timomatic, Justice Crew and Josh Pyke.

IMPORTANT: Only students who have completed a SongMakers workshop are eligible to enter this competition.

About the camp

When: 16-20 November 2015, 10am to 6pm each day
Where: Studios 301, Alexandria, Sydney and various studios around Sydney
You must be able to attend the camp every day from 10am – 6pm, 16-20 November

How to apply:

  • Complete the online form and attach a two minute mp3 showcase of your songs.
  • Tell us about your songwriting/producing experience (200 words max) and write a 100 word pitch on why you should get the place (MAKE SURE YOU WRITE THESE BEFOREHAND SO YOU CAN PASTE THEM IN WHEN YOU GET TO THAT BIT OF THE FORM!).

Please note your parent/carer must approve your application if you will be under 18 at the time of the camp.

Closing date: 2 OCTOBER 2015 If you have any questions, please call us on 0439 022 257 or email tina@songmakers.com.au.
Judging: Entries will be shortlisted by the APRA AMCOS SongMakers project team. The final choice will be made by SongMakers mentor and 50 Songs in 5 Days co-founder, Robert Conley.

All decisions are FINAL. No correspondence will be entered into.

The online submission form is now available – View form

Sonia Pellegrin

“It was an amazing experience. Everything I had ever wanted to do, I got the opportunity to do it. I worked every day with different groups and to work with people who are so good at their craft was amazing talent development. I’m now working on my EP with one of the producers I met on the camp and two of the songs I co-wrote got picked up, including ‘The Alley’ released by EAST. It has definitely changed the way I approach things. I hadn’t done a lot of co-writing or writing for other artists before and now I’m really motivated by seeing how well it worked and what came out of it.”
LAST YEAR’S WINNER: Sonia De Pellegrin


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