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Knox Factor 2022

Knox Factor is a talent competition for aspiring vocalists from 5 to 25 years of age, who either live, study, work or play within Knox.

About

Knox Factor is an annual talent competition, open to singers of all skill levels and vocal styles.

Applicants must be aged between 5 and 25 and either live, study, work or play in Knox.

The Knox Factor grand final will take place at Knox Carols by Candlelight on Saturday 10 December 2022.

Prizes

The winners of Knox Factor 2022 will receive:

  • professional mentor support and training in vocal techniques, song-writing and performance
  • public performance opportunities including the Knox Factor grand final at Knox Carols by Candlelight 2022
  • studio recording time 
  • musical equipment
  • exposure to the music industry
  • local music and arts networking opportunities.

How to apply

To apply, please submit an audition video and/or audio recording online by 11:59 pm on Thursday 4 August 2022.

Apply now

Download the Knox Factor 2022 terms and conditions.

Choosing what to sing

Sing any style that you are most comfortable with. From contemporary to musical theatre, the choice is yours. Original work is allowed.

Choose a song that:

  • will entertain an audience
  • does not contain explicit language
  • is appropriate for your age division.

Recording your audition 

Audition recordings must:

  • be a video and/or audio recording of yourself singing
  • be raw with no editing, backup vocals or microphones
  • be no more than 4 minutes 30 seconds long
  • not contain explicit language.

Uploading your audition recording

To upload your audition video:

  1. upload your audition video to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo or any social media account
  2. Make sure privacy is set to public or unlisted
  3. Click share 
  4. Copy the URL link and paste it into your Knox Factor online application form.

Key dates

Stage Details

Stage 1
 

Thursday 4 August 2022

Online applications close at 11:59 pm.

Friday 12 August 2022

Successful candidates will be notified.

Stage 2

 

Wednesday 21 September 2022
6 pm to 9 pm

Live heats

Successful singers will perform live at the Knox Community Arts Centre to an audience and panel of judges.

Stage 3
 

Wednesday 26 October 2022
6pm to 8 pm

Semi final

Successful singers will perform live at the Knox Community Arts Centre to an audience and panel of judges.

Stage 4
 

Saturday 10 December 2022
5 pm to 8 pm

Grand final

Successful singers will perform live at the Knox Carols by Candlelight event to an audience and panel of judges.

Please follow Knox Arts and Events on Facebook for the latest announcements.

Program partner

Box Hill Institute logo

Prize sponsors

Soggy Dog Recording

KC logo

ASV academy logo

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