Singer Songwriter Competition

To register for the Singer Songwriter Competition, please fill out and submit the form at the bottom of this page by February 27, 2019.

All registered contestants are invited to attend a special workshop on March 8 to help improve their song before the March 25, 2019 deadline for submission

February 18, 2019 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center

Ready to submit your entry?
All registrants must submit their song by March 25, 2019. Follow these instructions.

  • Upload a current video of the song onto YouTube for review by competition adjudicators. At the beginning of the video, the applicant must state the following: “My name is [name] and my Singer Songwriter Competition song title is [title].” 
  • All videos must be marked as public and shared via YouTube; links to other video sharing sites will not be accepted. Entries received after 5:00 PM on Monday, March 18, 2019 will not be accepted.
  • Submit via email a lyrics sheet and YouTube link of song performance by the registration deadline of 5:00 PM on March 25, 2019.
  • Videos submitted by 5:00 PM on March 25, 2019, will be added to a private playlist to be adjudicated by a team of industry professionals. The top scoring videos will be shared publicly on Omaha Performing Arts’ Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Please email all submission materials (YouTube link and lyrics sheet) by 5:00 PM on March 25, 2019to


Registration form

Deadline to register is February 27, 2019.

Agreement *


  • Deadline to register
    February 27, 2019

  • Songwriting Workshop
    March 8, 2019
    Holland Center
    Scott Recital Hall

  • Deadline to submit entry
    March 25, 2019

  • Showcase
    May 6, 2019

  • Maha Music Festival
    August 17, 2019
    Winners will perform