Aplaud

Join Original Music Contests, Workshops in Production & Career Branding

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Be first to receive alerts, enter new music contests, get tips and  engage with industry mentors 

enter Music Contests - Book a workshop WITH APLAUD MENTORS

HOW IT WORKS

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  • Browse current Aplaud Contests
  • Book an Aplaud Workshop to get pro feedback on your music skills & career goals
  • Enter a Contest by submitting a url, mp3, mp4 or video  of your original music 
  • Share your music entries with your social network to win Aplaud's Popular Vote Prizes
  • Win Aplaud Grand Prize money to support your music career
  • Aplaud will promote and stream your music on the Winners Playlist. 

Music Composition Workshops

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 From Beginner to Seasoned Composer 

Music Production Workshops

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Learn Music Production, Post Production & Mastering Online 

APLAUD 60 Sec CONTESTS - DEADLINE DECEMBER 15, 2019

ORIGINAL 60 Sec HIP-HOP TRACK

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Compose an Original Hip Hop Track

Duration up to 60 seconds

Submissions start on November 17, 2019

Deadline December 15, 2019

@ 11:59pm EST

Winner Announced on January 1, 2019

NO ENTRY FEE

Award Winner Receives: $100 

ORIGINAL 60 Sec GUITAR SOLO

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Compose an Original Guitar Solo

Duration up to 60 seconds

Submissions start on November 17, 2019

Deadline December 15, 2019

@ 11:59pm EST

Winner Announced on January 1, 2019

NO ENTRY FEE

Award Winner Receives: $100 

APLAUD CONTESTS - DEADLINE DECEMBER 15, 2019

ORIGINAL JAZZ FUSION

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Compose an Jazz Fusion Track

Open  Instrumentation, 

Duration up to 5  minutes

Submissions start on November 17, 2019

Deadline December 15, 2019

@ 11:59pm EST

Winner Announced on January 1, 2019

NO ENTRY FEE

Award Winner Receives: $200 

ORIGINAL EDM CONTEST

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Compose an Original EDM track

Any EDM Genre 

Duration up to 5  minutes

Submissions start on November 17, 2019

Deadline December 15, 2019

@ 11:59pm EST

Winner Announced on January 1, 2019

NO ENTRY FEE

Award Winner Receives: $200 

About Us

Sophia Serghi - Composer, Performer & CEO

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Sophia has been composing music since she was five years old. Her music has been performed around the globe, she is an accomplished pianist and a Professor of Music Composition  at William & Mary. Her mission is to promote creativity as a means for innovation in industries of the future.

Ivan Drucker - Composer, Performer & CTO

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Ivan is a composer, drummer and singer who masters a sound whirlpool for the senses. He is a wizard of technology and innovation.

Aplaud Mentors

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Meet our Aplaud Mentors ! We collaborate with a professional roster of accomplished composers, performers and producers who serve as judges, career mentors, and developers of the Aplaud Contests. Become a Mentor ?

Jeffrey Rich - CMO

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Jeff is the Chief Marketing Strategist for Aplaud & Chief Marketing Officer at William & Mary's Mason School of Business.  With over 20 years experience in the Marketing Industry he leads our team in: Advertising & Branding, Public & Media Relations, Content Marketing and Sales & Sales Management.

Irene McLaughlin - VP Business Development

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Psychology and Marketing major from William & Mary – Raymond A. Mason School of Business. Currently serving as Aplaud's VP for Business Development  under the direction of Mason School of Business's Chief Marketing Officer. 

June Hodges - VP for Social Media & Digital Content

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June is a senior at the William & Mary pursuing a degree in accounting and art history.  She is Aplaud's VP of Social Media & Digital Content under the direction of Mason School of Business's Chief Marketing Officer. 

APLAUD PARTNERS

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