Nov. 15, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Amidst a sea of noise about improving access to music education, a new non-profit is taking a different tack to promote music education. Pavoh, Inc. is connecting directly with young, aspiring musicians and creating access through a new online "Zine,"
. Today they announced the
Pavoh Featured Artist Contest
for New England musicians aged 19 and under to showcase the work of young artists representing each of 10 genres from hip-hop to opera. Winners will appear on the website and a Pavoh.org CD. Deadline for entries is
Nov. 30, 2012
This "Zine" which encourages users to "Make Your Music" has been gaining momentum since its launch in September, and is a resource to help young musicians make music or play at a higher level– in any music genre.
"These days, all music is crossover. That's what is so exciting about being a musician today," said
, singer songwriter and editor for
. "This is the kind of site I would have used as a young musician. It's smart and easy to use."
homepage features music news geared to a young audience, a Twitter feed, and two choices: Learn or Play? Depending on your interest, you can choose to:
about music genres, styles, and fundamentals; or find new ways to
, market, or advance your music through schools, opportunities and gigs. It's the kind of site to bookmark and re-visit for updated information such as contest and scholarship deadlines.
"Our goal is to make
the go-to music news source for young people, creating value with original content and community," said Pavoh Founder, Blogger and mom of three,
. "Created for children and teens, the site is just as helpful for parents, music teachers, and other educators -- it can help start a conversation or advance a career."
Pavoh.org is a creation of Pavoh, Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on improving access to music education. The name Pavoh comes from the constellation 'Pavo' and symbolizes its "connect-the-dots" mission. Founder, Laura Lamere is a parent without a music background who needed to educate herself about what was available for her children. Her research became Pavoh. Complete contest details are available on
. Contest Email:
. General inquiries:
SOURCE Pavoh, Inc.