Have you ever wanted to start to practice on the organ but found yourself sidetracked after a few days? Apparently your inner motivation wasn't enough.
I know how you feel. I also was stuck many times. What helped me was to find some external motivation as well.
In order for you to advance your organ playing skills and help you motivate to practice, my wife Ausra - @laputis and I invite you to join in a contest to submit your organ music and win some Steem.
Are you an experienced organist? You can participate easily. Are you a beginner? No problem. This contest is open to every organ music loving Steemian.
- It's sort of open mic contest for organ music - no limitation to length, level of difficulty, genre etc.
- It can be any organ piece, any hymn, any improvisation or any organ exercise.
It has to be performed by you without editing.
- Be sure to clearly state Secrets of Organ Playing Contest, the contest week number, your Steem name, and the random contest entry word of the week. This week's password is "A Piglet for Sale".
- Upload your entry to YouTube, DTube or 3Speak.
- Make a post about your entry on Steem.
- Performance on pipe and electronic organs are valid.
- Performance on synthesizers is NOT PERMITTED.
- Use #secretsoforganplaying as your first tag. Optional: use #palnet, #neoxian, #creativecoin, #marlians, #tunes and #sonicgroove tags to earn additional tokens as well.
- Upvote and Resteem this post on Steem.
- Comment this post on Steem with link to your entry and video so people can see and listen to it.
- The contest is open until next Monday 12:00 PM UTC.
Every participating entry will receive a portion of our upvotes (we apologize that we can no longer give 100 percent upvotes with so many participants in our contests). Additionally, the winners will share 20 STEEM prize fund. Also 500 ORGANDUO coins will be sent to every qualified participant.
This week anybody can pick the winners based on what sounded the most interesting and best performed to you. Next Monday simply write your comment under this post with your 3 winning choices. Participants CAN vote for themselves too. I will calculate who received the most number of votes and announce in separate post.
Our goal here is to support the community while motivating you to practice, inspiring to create some amazing music and adding more smiles to everyone's day.
Questions, comments, ideas? Please let us know your feedback about this contest.
Support our fellow contestants - upvote, resteem and comment their entry to let them know specifically what did you appreciate about their music.
Also stay tuned for the post about winners from last week!
If you would like to participate but don't have Steem account, let me know your desired username by contacting me on my blog https://www.organduo.lt/contact.html and I will create an account for you very quickly.
We hope to see even more entries next week!
And remember, when you practice, miracles happen!
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