22 October 2016Last updated

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ETC contest for upcoming musicians

September 24 is last date for entries

1 Sep 2016 | 03:12 pm

The 2016 edition of the Emerging Talent Competition (ETC) will be judged by multi award-winning Hollaphonic’s Olly Wood; songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and orchestral composer Reiner Erlings; and prominent live music programmer Bill Bragin.

Aspiring artists in the UAE may submit their creative entries before September 24.

This year’s winner will be awarded a headlining spot at ‘Beats on the Beach’, as well as a house band residency in The Village at du Arena. The top ten finalists selected will also receive weeks of hands-on training, expert guidance and mentoring from industry leaders as well as first-hand insights from ETC 2015 winners S.O.S. (Secrecy over Supremacy) and ambassador DJ Saif and Sound at bespoke workshops.

To enter, aspiring artists must submit their music recordings, videos and answer a few simple questions about their participation on the website by September 24, 2016.