Regional finals in Languedoc-Roussillon, Nord-Pas de Calais and France Compté.
Imagine is a different music competition. It's pop, heavy metal, electro, jazz, hip-hop, classical, world music, ska, punk... It is music for all ears! Imagine 2015, that will be held the last weekend of June in Brussels, wants to encourage very young musicians by providing professional conditions in order to express their talent, inviting them to play before a large audience and boosting their capabilities and their creativity music through workshops, classes, jam sessions and all a series of activities organized within the framework of the contest.
Imagine is aimed at all participants aged between 12 and 20 years. Over the competition, they will be not only judged on their musical qualities, but also on their originality, the proper preparation of their performance, their ability to communicate with the public and their stage presence.
Imagine France is organising the regional finals for young musicians from Languedoc-Roussillon, Nord-Pas de Calais and France Compté.
In Languedoc-Roussillon, the large number of participants every year is an indication of the strong implantation in the regional music scene and its recognition by the young musicians.
For the Languedoc-Roussillon pre-selection, only young musicians from the 5 departments of the region will be accepted: Pyrénées Orientales, Aude, Herault, Gard and Lozère. The regional final will be held the 11th of May 2015 and the deadline for application is the 17th of January 2015. These pre-selections will gave the opportunity to a group or a soloist to participate in the national finals on the 6th of June 6 2015 in Paris, and meet the finalists from other regions!
For further information visit the site or contact Andrée Perez (JM France Languedoc-Roussillon) firstname.lastname@example.org T. +04 67 30 08 91
The regional finals date is the 19th April 2015 in Echo System (Scey-sur-Saône, 70). The deadline for applications for Imagine in Franche-Comte is the 31st of December 2014.
To encourage young amateur musicians to practice in group music of their choice, to show them how to act on stage before an audience and professional technical conditions and to advise or even to be accompanied by professionals. The selected groups of this region will benefit of:
- A discovery of the music industry workshop.
- A workshop to learn how to manage its scales.
- 3 hours in stage with the company of a musician and a consulting technician.
-Assistance with the realization of technical documents.
Visit the site for further information or contact Clementine MORE ( email@example.com ) T: +03 81 53 17 15
For the 2015 edition, pre-selections for Imagine in the region of Nord-Pas de Calais will be held in Roubaix l’ARA (14th March 2015) and in the Bethune au poche (28th March 2015). The 6 winners will play in the regional final at being held at Salle 4Ecluses the 30th May 2015.
After this final, two winning-bands will have the chance to benefit of accompaniment custom, offered in partnership with l’ARA. In addition, they will participate in the Imagine national final in Paris and one of them will take part of the International Imagine Festival, organised by Jeunesses Musicales International, that brings together musicians of various countries!
Call for applicants is launched to all young musicians residing in the Nord-Pas de Calais, and aged between 13 to 21. Registrations are open until the 1st of March 2015. Visit the site for more information.