Perform at Yamaha NAMM 2019
The 9 Winners will be flown to Los Angeles for the 2019 NAMM Show and represent Yamaha as Clinicians for 4 days at NAMM 2019. Prize Package includes travel, lodging, food/per diem, ground transportation and NAMM passes. During the day, winners would be at the Yamaha booth to perform & demo. One of the nights, the winners will perform with Lee at a live Yamaha event.
Berklee College of Music will offer Winners 4 Scholarships including 1 full scholarship to Berklee College of Music, 1 Advanced Professional Certificate from Berklee Online and 2 Online Courses from Berklee Online. *see Rules for criteria, eligibility and further details.
Peform at Blue Note Tokyo
The 9 Winners will be flown to Tokyo and perform for one night with Lee Ritenour at the legendary Blue Note Tokyo. Prize package includes international travel, ground transportation, hotel accommodations for 3 nights and per diem. This concert will be in January 2019.
Perform at Festival da Jazz
St. Moritz, Switzerland
The 9 Winners will be flown to St. Moritz, Switzerland to perform at the St. Moritz Jazz Festival. This prize package includes international travel, ground transportation, hotel accommodations for 4 nights. This event August 3, 2018.
Record with Lee Ritenour at Woodshed Recording Studio
While in LA for NAMM 2019 in January, the winners will record a track with Lee Ritenour at the beautiful Woodshed Recording Studio in Malibu, California. Prize package includes travel, lodging, ground transport and food/per diem.
Perform Live at LA Showcase Gig
Winners will be flown to LA and provided lodging, ground transportation in January 2019 and will perform together at a renowned club in LA.
One Guitar Winner will get a Helix and the other 5 Guitarists plus the Piano, Bass and Drum winners will each receive 1 Amplify 76 and 1 Sonic Port VX.
Crown Guitar Festival & Workshop Master Class
One guitar winner (selected by Lee and COC) wins a full fellowship to the Crown Guitar Workshop & Festival which includes travel, lodging, food, ground transportation and all classes, performances, etc. The guitar winner will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, teaching & performances. Scheduled for the last week of August 2018.
One Guitar Winner gets 50 sets of strings, 3 accessories of their choice, 1 string wonder and a cinch bag. The other 5 Guitar Winners and Bass Winner get 30 sets of strings, 1 accessory of choice, 1 string wonder and a cinch bag. The Drum Winner will get 6 drum heads of their choice, 6 pairs of sticks of their choice, 1 drum key and 1 stick bag. The Piano Winner will get 3 accessories of choice (cables, manuscript paper, metronomes, etc.), 1 tote bag and 1 mug.
Pedals for 6 Guitar Winners: Acoustic /Country Guitar Winner: RC Booster. Jazz/Fusion Guitar Winner: SP Compressor. Rhythm/Accompaniment Guitar Winner: SL Drive. Rock/Metal Guitar Winner: BB Pre. Blues Guitar Winner: AC Booster. Classical Guitar Winner: EP Booster