FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saint James, New York – April 26th, 2016. Long Island singer/songwriter Julia Graye, whose song Labyrinth was recently named as a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, has been awarded first place. Julia is one of 15 finalists in the Teen Category out of a field of over 16,000 total entries in this prestigious competition. Her First Place award includes a 5 week full scholarship to the Berklee College of Music Music Summer Performance Program.
“I am so honored by this and have no words to describe how happy I am to have been given this award”, said Julia Graye.
"Labyrinth" was produced at Bloom Music NYC in Manhattan and inspired by John Green's 2005 novel, "Looking for Alaska."
About Julia Graye
Julia is a 16-year old singer/songwriter living in Long Island, NY. Julia began piano lessons when she was 7 followed by guitar lessons at age 8, which really sparked her passion for singing and songwriting. She wrote her first song at age 10 and continues to write and perform both her originals and her favorite covers.
In January, 2016 Julia was selected as one of only 16 high school students to attend the prestigious Future Music Moguls program at the Clive Davis School at NYU.
When she was only 14, Julia attended the School of Creative and Performing Arts in New York City (SOCAPA.org) where she recorded her first music video (Sinister Mister) which was also recognized by the International Songwriting Competition in 2014.
About The International Songwriting Competition (ISC)
The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. ISC is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. Amateur and professional songwriters and musicians are invited to participate. ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and music contests in the world, offering exposure and the opportunity to have your songs heard by the most influential decision-makers in the music industry. (http://www.songwritingcompetition.com/)
For more information please see Julia’s website at http://www.juliagraye.com