Musical competition showcases B.C. talent

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Local musicians will have the opportunity to once again prove themselves this summer in the fifth annual Peak Performance Project.

To take part in the music competition, artists and bands are asked to submit an online application to Music B.C. and the Peak radio station for the chance to win a grand prize of $102,700.

Once the applications have been submitted, then the real work begins - and continues into November.

The top 20 will be announced and asked to attend the mandatory orientation before they perform live at the Khatsahlano Festival, July 13.

Those 20 must complete a musical project proposal and will be granted a $3,000 budget to complete it including recording, marketing, promotion, video production, etc.

Musicians will attend camp and several showcases through early fall before online voting takes place and final reports are submitted.

The top five artists are announced Nov. 5.

First place receives $102,700, second place receives $75,000, third place receives $50,000, fourth place receives $10,000, and fifth places receives $5,000.

Applications must be submited online and are due April 26.Applicants must be 19 year or older on or before June 14 and must be Canadian citizens. All genres of misc apply, however the music is intended to be fitting for Peak radio stations.

For more information visit the Peak Performance Project website.

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