Congratulations RAD Open Mic Singing Songwriting Contest Winners!

The RAD Team proudly announces the winners of the RAD Fall 2017 Open Mic Singing Songwriting Contest held on September 18 at Wicked Willy’S 149 Bleecker Street NYC.

Guest Judges author singer-songwriter Lawrence Daly and RAD Board Member and Composer Drew Hemenger joined RAD Producer Phil Carroll to hear many wonderful singer songwriters perform cover and original songs. Everyone was terrific! We thank all The Contestants For Their Performances! The Award Recipients are as follows:

First Prize: $50 NYC Guitar Center Gift Certificate and $200 Scholarship Award off the price of the RAD Fall 2017 Recording Session. Consult with Producer Phil Carroll.

WINNER: Stephanie Schecter.

First Prize Honorable Mention: $200 Scholarship Award off the price of the RAD Fall 2017 Recording Session. Consult with Producer Phil Carroll.

WINNERS: Merci J (Jonathan Copeland For His Song “Name”), Daniel Palese.

Second Prize: $50 NYC Guitar Center Gift Certificate and $100 Scholarship Award Off The Price of the RAD Fall 2017
Recording Session. Consult with Producer Phil Carroll.

WINNER: Julia Graye.

Second Prize Honorable Mention: $100 Scholarship Award Off The Price of the RAD Fall 2017 Recording Session. Consult with Producer Phil Carroll.

WINNERS: Dan Rogers, Connor Sandstrom, Early.

Third Prize: $100 Scholarship Award Off The Price of the RAD Fall 2017 Recording Session. Consult with Producer Phil Carroll.

WINNERS: Katie Chorao, Gyason Copeland, Danger Dan, Paul Decoster, Pam Drake, Jon Freeman, Jayson Holley, Kt Kelis, Sammie Martin, Tatiana Penagos, Will Richards, Danielle Salomon, Liam “Bill” Wilick, Meryl Williams.

Thank you to Guest Performers Singer-Songwriters: Keter Braun and Hameer Zawawi!

Thank you again to all the contestants, to our audience and to Wicked Willy’s owner and staff! Thank you Evan Ginzburg for promoting this event on villageconnectionradio.com. Thank you Mike McHugh Of New Century Music for supporting and attending this event.

The Fall 2017 Recording Session Begins In September with Pre-production Meetings and Includes Ten Individual Studio Sessions To Arrange, Produce and Record Your Song. Group Industry Feedback Meetings On October 12, October 26, November 9 and November 30, and A Showcase Listening Party On Friday December 8.

Please visit recordingartistsdevelopment.org for more information about RAD and the Fall Recording Session!

Congratulations Everyone!
Phil Carroll
Producer and Creative Director
Recording Artists Development, Inc. RAD
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