AWARDS/PRIZES

Get recognized for your artistry, plus a chance to win a nice bit of cash and some pretty cool awards & prizes.

Each year, NESC recognizes one Grand Prize Winner and ten Category winners.

You can’t win if you don’t enter!

Everyone will receive SongU.com 45-day Membership! All New England Songwriting Competition entrants receive a free 45-day membership (no credit card required). You’ll get to pitch songs, check out the virtual campus, and take up to 5 courses from their catalog of over 50 Do-It-Yourself songwriting courses and live Instructor-led courses.


GRAND PRIZE – $500

1st PLACE IN EACH CATEGORY – $100

Judges Choice (Jon Evans) – A full day in the Studio at Brick Hill $500 value

Judges Choice (Jess Phaneuf)-guest co-host spot on MVYRADIO’s Local Music Cafe. $800 value

Judges Choice (Mark Erelli)-SongU Membership & MasterWriter Membership (see below) $400 value

Judges Choice (Monica Rizzio)-Broadjam Membership & Audio Mastering with Jay Sheehan (see below) $425 value

Judges Choice (Sarah Swain) Invitation to play at Cape Cod Women’s Festival, Sept. 2, 2022 – value-priceless!


1 YEAR PRIMO MEMBERSHIP $200 VALUE

Broadjam provides tools and services for the music industry, independent musicians, and music fans from around the world.  The company operates one of the world’s largest web communities for musicians and hosts a massive online database of searchable independent music. 

GUEST CO-HOST SPOT ON WMVYRADIO’S LOCAL MUSIC CAFE $800 VALUE

Winner can choose to curate their own hour of music that has inspired them and/or perform for host Matt Smith who will interview them.

1 YR. PLATINUM MEMBERSHIP $300 Value

Pitch your songs, collaborate, get personal coaching, take courses – you have full access to all of SongU for one year.

SONGWRITING SOFTWARE $100 Value

The most powerful suite of songwriting tools ever assembled in one program.

AUDIO MASTERING WITH JAY SHEEHAN $225 Value

Free Mastering Session for up to 3 songs.

Jay holds a degree in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music. Projects have taken him across North America, Chile, Argentina, as well as to the Falkland Islands and Cape Horn. He splits his time providing sound and video production services in New England with his own company Garrett Audio, Beachpoint Mastering, and Cape Cod Sound School.