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SIX STEPS TO ENTER TWIN PORTS IDOL:
1. READ THIS PAGE
2. READ POLICIES
3. PRINT OUT REGISTRATION
4. FILL OUT & SIGN REGISTRATION
5. MAIL IN COMPLETE REGISTRATION
6. AUDITION (LIVE AT RADISSON OR TAPE/DVD)
Our First "Twin Ports Idol" will be crowned on Thursday May 12th, 2005 at Grandma's Sports Garden in Duluth Minnesota's Canal Park. "Twin Ports Idol" is the premier singing competition in the Midwest.
CREATED BY CRAIG LIABRAATEN
FOUNDED BY LIVING WATER MUSIC
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ALL CD DEMO AWARDS, RECORDING CONTRACTS
AND SPECIAL MUSIC AWARDS ARE SPONSORED BY:
Co-Sponsors of "Twin Ports Idol"TM include:
$18,000 IN PRIZESOver $18,000 in "Twin Ports Idol 2005" Music Scholarships, Trophies and CD Recording Awards will be sponsored and presented to young vocalists by:
PRIZES SPONSORED BY LIVING WATER MUSIC
AND THE LIABRAATEN TEACHING STUDIOS
$172,000 IN PRIZESSince 1994 Living Water Music, Inc.TM and the LiaBraaten Teaching StudiosTM have given more than $172,000 in Music Scholarhips, Trophies & CD Recording Awards to kids and adults from Northern Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin
AWARDED SINCE 1994
ANTICIPATED MEDIA COVERAGE
The buzz: Internet Coverage, Television Coverage, Radio Coverage, and Newspaper Coverage are anticipated and will showcase the auditions and elimination process during the audition and competition phases. KDLH TV is the official television media partner of "Twin Ports Idol"TM Clear Channel Radio, Mix 108 is the official radio media partner of "Twin Ports Idol"TM
Preliminary auditions will be held at the Radisson in Duluth, MN on five Thursdays beginning on Thursday, March 3rd and continuing weekly until Thursday, March 31st. Contestants choose one Thursday in March for their preliminary audition. All auditions are first come first served between the hours of 3 pm and 9 pm on March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st.
Radisson live auditions will be held in the Duluth Room on Superior Street. More than 500 entrants are anticipated. As soon as the Semi-Finalists are chosen, their names will be posted here at www.livingwatermusic.com. NOTE: Results will NOT be given at or from the Radisson, nor by telephone, fax nor other means. Entrants who do not see their names posted as semi-finalists have the option to reapply and reaudition on another date. Entrants who reside more than 100 miles from Duluth may submit an unedited videotaped audition by March 15th (see Policies).
For Registration Form CLICK HERE.
The semi-finals will be held at Grandma's Sports Garden in Duluth, MN on five Thursdays, beginning Thursday, April 7th, 2005 to Thursday, May 5th, 2005 from 6pm to 9pm each night.
As soon as the Semi-Finalists are chosen, their names will be posted here at www.livingwatermusic.com. NOTE: Results will NOT be given at or from Grandma's Sports Garden, nor by telephone, fax nor other means (see Policies). From an anticipated pool of over 500 entrants, 100 Semi-Finalists will be chosen.
The Finale will be held at Grandma's Sports Garden in Duluth, MN on Thursday May 12th from 6pm to 9pm. From 100 Semi-Finalists, 12 Finalists will be selected by professional judges. For the Finale, these 12 Finalists will compete live at Grandma's Sports Garden on Thursday, May 12th for more than $18,000 in music scholarships and recording awards. Selection for the Finalists will be by Judges' Decision, with Audience Applause being a major component and influence. Tiebreakers are decided by Living Water Music, Inc. Owner, Craig LiaBraaten. For details, see Policies. Finalists compete for the following two "TWIN PORTS IDOL" Titles and other prizes listed below:
"Twin Ports Idol"TM 2005
$5000 CD Demo and "Twin Ports Idol"TM Trophy
~ this is the "Grand Prize" for all ages 14 to 26 ~
Second Prize: $2,000 CD Demo Third Prize: 1,000 CD Demo
"Twin Ports Teen Idol"TM 2005
$1,000 CD Demo and the "Twin Ports Teen Idol"TM Trophy
~ best teen singer ages 14 to 17 who does not capture Grand Prize ~
There are TWO PREMIER awards because we have been told the best talent in the area
may be in the adults, and we do not want teens to miss out on a very prestigious award.
OTHER PRIZES INCLUDE:
Vocal Coaching Scholarships ~ Voice Lessons Scholarships
Other Special Awards & Recognition
IMPORTANT: ALL RESULTS of Preliminaries, Semi-Finals, and Finale
will be promptly posted here on "Twin Ports Idol" webpages
NO results will be available from any other source:
Not by telephone, fax, email or through any sponsor, venue or media partner
Check here frequently for important changes/updates
POLICIES & GUIDELINES FOR TWIN PORTS IDOL
TO ENTER: CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION
Criteria for Judging:
Stage Presence, Star Quality, Talent Level, Attitude, Professionalism, Memory, Vocal Skill & Technique,
Personal Hygiene, Charisma, Marketing Potential, Projection, Communication to the Audience,
Stage Etiquette, Courtesy, Politeness, Choice of Songs, Choice of Dress
Microphone Technique, Overall Presentation
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***For an added fee, Living Water Music, Inc. can assist all entrants
who wish to purchase karaoke CDs or record unique & original backgrounds
for cover songs, for new arrangements, for remixes, for original songs provided by for entrant by Living Water Music, Inc. and for originals written by entrant(s) and recorded for the contest by Living Water Music, Inc.***
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RECORDINGS OF YOUR AUDITIONS AVAILABLE
*****For an added fee to all Semi-Finalists, Finalists and
Award Winners (including CD Demo Winners):
CD mixes and/or DVD videos of your Live Auditions at Grandma's*****
$150 for a CD or DVD of up to 2 unedited, live songs
$200 for a CD or DVD of up to 4 unedited, live songs
$250 for both a CD and a DVD of up to 2 unedited, live songs
$350 for both a CD and a DVD of up to 4 unedited, live songs
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Note: NO audio recorders, cameras or videocameras are permitted at any level of the competition, so if you would like a professional memento of the occasion (which could be a great promotional tool) then consider reserving yours today. Note: Entrants are not required to purchase CDs and/or DVDs. This service is provided as a courtesy and a way for all participants to come away from this premier event with a professional recording of your voice. Orders may be placed now or at any time during the contest. All orders need to be paid in full at the time the order is placed.
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LIABRAATEN'S VOICE & PIANO STUDENTS & PROTEGES
HAVE BEEN FEATURED ON:
GARRISON KEILLOR'S "PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION"
CHARLES KURALT'S "ON THE ROAD"
JERRY LEWIS LABOR DAY TELETHON
DONNIE & MARIE TELEVISION SHOW
NATIONAL TV & NATIONAL RADIO
SYNDICATED RADIO SHOWS
MINNESOTA STATE FAIR
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