Congratulations to all our Winners and Highly Commended award recipients!
The ACMF would like to congratulate each and every entrant of our National Songwriting Competition. It was an incredibly year of young talent, making it very difficult for our esteemed judging panel to choose a winner.
Please see below the Winners and Highly Commended award recipients from this year’s National Songwriting Competition.
K – 2 Category:
1st Place: Free Range Chicken by Zara White
Year 3 & 4 Category
Year 5 & 6 Category:
Coco and Levi are brother and sister and have been playing together for 2-3 years. The song “Differences” is about people seeing the world in different ways but still trying to get along.
Year 7 & 8 Category
Kaitlyn is a young country singer from Victoria. Kaitlyn felt that a lot of her peers would spend the majority of their days at school, following, caring and practically stalking the boys. Upset with the situation and knowing that there is more to life than boys, she put her feelings down in a song. ‘Aint About Boys’ tells us that life shouldn’t revolve around 1 thing in life.
Alfie Wall is a young singer/songwriter and regular busker from Sydney. He is an only child but the song “Lullaby” is written about a pretend brother or sister.
Year 9 & 10 Category
Caitlin is a Year 10 Student from South Australia. Caitlin is the recipient of the 50 Songs in 5 Days Songwriting Camp prize and will be attending the camp this week.
Frank Dixon is 15 years old and has been writing original songs since the age of 9. He has been recognised internationally for his music.
Year 11 & 12 Category:
Damon Langley is an 18 year old student from South Australia. After playing saxophone for many years, he moved in the realm of guitar and songwriting and found his passion.
Miles’ band ran a competition to have a song written about them. The winner of the competition was the girlfriend of the band’s drummer.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR PLACE AND HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD RECIPIENTS!