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Every year the Bugle Boy Foundation works with Songwriter Serenade to provide performing songwriters a platform to showcase their skills before their peers, a panel of esteemed judges and an enthusiastic crowd of music lovers. The contest is held at The Parish Hall in Moravia, Texas and the winners then perform that evening at The Bugle Boy. Past winners include Andrew Delaney (2017), Gabrielle Louise (2016), Gina Chavez (2015), Allie Farris (2014), Frank Gilligan (2013), Phoebe Hunt (2012), Jean Synodinos (2011), Jessica Graves (2010), Bill Passalaqua (2009), and Abi Tapia (2008).

For 2018, fifteen songwriters will be chosen to showcase their original songs, competing for $5,000.00 in prize money!

Song submission opens January 7, 2018!
Entries must be in by midnight(CST) March 28, 2018.
There is no fee to submit your entry.

Please visit Songwriter Serenade for complete rules and additional information.





This below video is about 2017 Songwriter Serenade Contest, that took place at the Parish Hall in Moravia, last year on May 4th. 14 contestants were selected to play their original songs for a packed house and prize money. Here are the samples of their songs, pictures from the event, and all the info on the 2018 contest.

2017 Songwriter Serenade Slideshow from songwriterserenade on Vimeo.