Rockingham: Breakthrough Music Comp showcases musical talents

Sally Jane performing at last year's competition.
Sally Jane performing at last year's competition.

THE annual Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition is coming soon, with young musicians encouraged to sign up for the competition before registrations close on Sunday, August 26.

The Breakthrough Music Competition offers young people the chance to showcase their talents and open up potential pathways in the music industry and is open to residents aged 12 to 24.

Entrants have the chance to win from a pool of $10,000 worth of cash and prizes, with heats to be hosted at shopping centres across the City in September.

City of Rockingham Mayor Barry Sammels said the competition offered young people the chance to share their work and gain exposure in front of larger crowds.

“The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to show the City just how talented they are,” he said.

“Since the competition started in 2012 it has continued to grow each year, with musicians from many musical backgrounds seizing the opportunity to showcase their talents.

Live performances for heats will take place at the following venues:

-Heat 1 – September 2, Secret Harbour Square from 12pm – 3pm.

-Heat 2 – September 9, Warnbro Centre from 12pm – 3pm.

-Heat 3 – September 16, Rockingham Centre from 12pm – 3pm.

The grand final will be combined with the Upcycle Art Project Exhibition on September 23 at the Rockingham Arts Centre from 11am to 1pm.

The City is proud to present the competition with support from Act-Belong-Commit Mentally Healthy WA, Healthway, Warnbro Centre, Stockland Baldivis, Rockingham Centre, Secret Harbour Square (Charter Hall) and Take Eight Productions.

For more information or to apply call 9529 2021 or visit www.take8.com.au/breakthrough.