NASHVILLE, TN–FEBRUARY 15, 2010–INSPIRESONG ANNOUNCES FINALISTS AND WINNER OF THE INSPIRESONG SONG SEARCH
“Finalists and winner receives valuable services from former VP of WORD Publishing, Cindy Wilt Colville”
After reviewing hundreds of songs submitted by Christian independent songwriters worldwide, INSPIRESONG is excited to announce the 10 finalists and the winner of the INSPIRESONG Song Search.
Keith Mohr (president of Indieheaven.com) and Cindy Wilt Colville created the InspireSong Song Search and songwriter retreat. The song search was free to enter for Indieheaven members, and over 300 responded by submitting their best song.
Keith Mohr states, “InspireSong is a great way to us to discover and recognize songwriters who are pursuing excellence in their craft, and helping them improve their songwriting skills. The prizes awarded to our finalists and winner by Cindy Wilt Colville are sure to help songwriters define and refine their unique and diverse gifts and talents.” Finalists are awarded a personal 3 song evaluation, (valued at $500 each), and the winner receives a songwriter development package from Cindy valued at $1500.00
Mohr and Colville are also producing the first annual INSPIRESONG Songwriter Retreat, being held March 19-21, 2010 in near Nashville, TN. Limited to just 30 songwriters, the retreat will feature Colville, Dove Award winner Robert Sterling, Sam and Becky Mizell, Staci Frenes, and several other clinicians. As of February 15, 2010, there are 3 open registration spots left.
The 10 Final Songwriters are:
Gabriel, Donna Kay, Mark Stuckey, Brandon Scott Smith, Hannah Ford, Tricia Zody, Angela Donadio, Gene Ezell, Keith Elgin, Jamie (Howe) Wolf.
The Grand Prize Winning Songwriter is: Tricia Zody. Congrats to Tricia on her excellent song, “You Are My God.”
Mohr adds, “We congratulate our finalists and winner, and all who entered the contest. All are worthy of the gift given to them by the master creator. We encourage all to create for the love of co-creating with the creator and to enjoy the process!”
InspireSong is a songwriter/songsearch contest for Christian independent songwriters, and a songwriter retreat being held near Nashville, TN March 19-21, 2010. For more information, visit InspireSong.com
Indieheaven is a resource for independent songwriters, artists, musicians, and worship leaders. Indieheaven provides distribution of CDs and digital downloads to consumers, marketing, promotion and strong online community. For more information, visit Indieheaven.com
About Cindy Wilt Colville
Cindy Wilt Colville is a twenty-three year veteran of the Christian music business. She began her career in production management working on gold and platinum projects including Steven Curtis Chapman’s first four records, spent 16 years in publishing, most recently as Vice President with Word Music Publishing signing and developing some of the top writers today including Matthew West, Jason Ingram, Cindy Morgan, Clint Lagerberg, Sam Mizell and many others. She spent two years managing the artist career of Matthew West. Visit Cindy’s Website to learn more.