Now Accepting Entries for Music Matters Contest 2017

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Do you know a talented high school musician looking for their big break? Encourage them to enter the 2017 Music Matters Contest!

2017 Music Matters Contest

We’re currently accepting entries from talented solo, duo, or small group musicians who are enrolled in a local high school.

One lucky, talented winner will win the following prize:

  • Open for a national recording artist at RiverFEAST 2017—a benefit concert for the Greater Boston Food Bank, on Saturday November 11, 2017 at the Blue Ocean Music Hall
  • A recording session in 92.5 the River’s legendary River Music Hall
  • A $1,500 grant from the Salem Five Charitable Foundation for their high school’s music department!

Entry period: From Oct 2, 2017 until October 22, 2017.


MUSIC MATTERS is an initiative created in 2012 to help raise much-needed funds for music programs in public school districts throughout the Greater Boston area, with an emphasis in those communities served by Salem Five Bank.