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Media Release - Time to shine at Knox Factor 2019

If you’re a singer aged from 5 to 25 who lives, studies, works or plays in Knox, then Council’s Knox Factor 2019 may be your opportunity to shine.

Solo, non-professional vocalists in the following age groups are invited to apply:

  • 5 years – 11 years
  • 12 years – 15 years
  • 16 years – 25 years

The grand final performance will be held at the Carols by Candlelight pre-show on Saturday 7 December where finalists will have the opportunity to performing to a huge audience at one of Knox’s biggest community events.

Winners will get a professional YouTube video clip, performance and music mentoring, and the opportunity to perform at other Knox City Council festivals and events. Prizes are proudly supplied by Oaklands Productions Recording Studio, KC’s Rockshop and Sound of Melbourne Records.

Contestants must register online before midnight on Sunday 15 August, 2019 and include an audition video as part of their application – this can be as simple as recording yourself on a smart phone. Heats and semi-finals will take place in September and October at the Knox Community Arts Centre.

For more information visit knox.vic.gov.au/knoxfactor

Quotes attributable to Mayor, Cr Jake Keogh:

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for new and emerging local vocalists to showcase their talent, gain valuable experience performing in front of a wider audience, meet other local performers and learn from skilled mentors.
  • Knowing how fantastic the competition has been in previous years, I’m really looking forward to seeing the talented artists that take the stage this year.

Issued: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Knox Community and Council Plan 2017-2021

Knox Community and Council Plan 2017-2021 Reference:

Goal 6. We are healthy, happy and well

Strategy 6.2 - Support the community to enable positive physical and mental health.

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