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The Berklee Groove Contest: Submit your Beats
The Berklee Groove Contest
Presented by Planet MicroJam Institute
Under the Direction of David Fiuczynski
Best Original Beat Wins an iPad
The Planet MicroJam Institute at Berklee aims to innovate new musical ideas through the experimentation and mixing of microtonal and non- Western concepts with new beats and rhythms. Contest Details
Guidelines for Groove:
Groove should be an unusual or unique beat.
Groove can be played, recorded, or programmed on any instrument.
Groove can be in any style and time signature.
If it's a free or ambient groove or vibe, there must be a discernable repetitive pattern.
Guidelines for Submission:
Submissions are due April 1, 2011.
To submit, schedule an appointment with David Fiuczynski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To protect writers, no electronic submissions.
Groove by author is protected; author will receive written confirmation.
Author’s groove is non-exclusive; writers can incorporate their original beats into any other composition.
In addition to an iPad, winner's beats will be incorporated into microtonal compositions performed during a Planet MicroJam Institute concert at the end of April, date TBD.