SLAM style composition competition for cash prize!


Event Details

The Sparks & Wiry Cries songSLAM is a unique opportunity for composer/performer teams to premiere new art songs and compete for cash prizes. 

Each team will present a new song for voice and piano in any language for the voting audience, who—in the poetry slam tradition—will then vote on their favorites and award $2,000 in prize money:

$1,000 for first place, $600 for second place and $400 for third place*

Information about the performance & premieres:
- Tuesday, October 30 at 8:00 pm at the Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI.
- Tickets: $10 for students with ID, $15 general admission.
- Teams are encouraged to bring their friends, as all prizes will be awarded by audience vote!


(*Further prizes may be granted at the discretion of the Co-Artistic Directors of Sparks & Wiry Cries, including but not limited to: professional recording for use by the composer and performers, and online publication and sales of winning songs, hosted through Sparks & Wiry Cries’ website.)