Singer Songwriter Competition


Calling all songwriters!  

Omaha Performing Arts is proud to present the 2019 Singer-Songwriter Competition! The competition gives aspiring songwriters the opportunity to showcase their talent and have their music heard by professionals in the industry.  Participants can be solo acts or groups of up to 4 musicians performing an original song.  All registered participants are also invited to attend a special workshop. The age divisions will be 15-18 & 19+.  

Want to be a part of the competition?

  • To participate, click on the purple registration box to your right - but read below first!
  • Attend the optional Songwriting Workshop available to registrants at the Holland Center  
  • Follow the instructions on the registration form to:  
  • Upload your original composition to YouTube 
  • Send in a lyrics sheet as a PDF or Word document 
  • Top 10 in each division will perform in a live showcase 

Registration will be live January 11, 2019  

Questions? Contact Linda Sanabria at or 402.661.8426 









  • Deadline to register
    February 11, 2019
  • Songwriting Workshop
    February 18, 2019 
    6:00 to 9:00 PM
    Holland Center
  • Deadline to submit entry
    March 18, 2019
  • Showcase
    May 6, 2019
    Location TBD
  • Maha Music Festival
    August 17, 2019
    Winners will perform