Songwriting Competition for MacEwan Students in the Music Department

Bent River Records is pleased to announce the first edition of our Songwriting Competition, open to all students in the Department of Music at MacEwan University. The contest was conceived as a way to honour the generous and ongoing support of one of the label’s major donors, Dr. Craig Monk, the Provost & Vice-President, Academic at MacEwan. The call for entries is now open!

DEADLINE for Submissions: 4:00 PM MST on January 31, 2021

ABOUT THE COMPETITION: This contest is open to all current students in the Department of Music at MacEwan. The task is to compose a song based on a set of parameters that will be shared once the candidates have contacted us to express interest in participating in the contest. 

Email us at with “Songwriting Competition 2021” as the subject line, to express interest and receive the secret guidelines.

PRIZE: The winning composer will receive $750, and the song may be recorded for inclusion on the upcoming 2021 music department CD. 

Please see the attached document below for more information and entry details.