Aspiring Christian Artists Head For The Mountains
August 2, 2006 at 11:06 AM (PT)
Christian/Gospel music’s longest-running talent competition is underway at the GMA MUSIC IN THE ROCKIES in ESTES PARK, CO. The event began SUNDAY, JULY 30, and runs to FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, and features six days of educational/professional development seminars and music concerts, alongside the GMA ACADEMY ARTIST & SONG OF 2006 COMPETITION, the official GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION (GMA) talent competition for unsigned artists and songwriters.
The ACADEMY SONG OF 2006 NATIONAL FINALS takes place on THURSDAY afternoon, with awards for all categories presented at the end of the competition. The ACADEMY ARTIST 2006 NATIONAL FINALS takes place on FRIDAY evening on the main stage, as part of the evening’s MUSIC IN THE ROCKIES concert series. Awards for all artist categories, including the grand prizes totaling more than $50,000, will be presented at the close of the concert. In addition to the national competition prize packages, there are a number of unique prizes awarded by event sponsors and chosen independently of the GMA ACADEMY competition. A full list of prizes can be found here.