Groundbreaking THIS IS ME songwriting contest takes off!

Of late there has been a growing conversation and concerns around the state of song writing and compositions. Good news! Covini Music Academy recently came up with a ground breaking and empowering initiative titled This Is Me a songwriting Festival/ TV show for singers and songwriters and is set to premiere on the 9th of July 2021 online.

By Plot Mhako

This Is Me was created with the help of other creatives. It’s a songwriting competition that focuses on the skill of writing and further interpreting a song.

THERESA MUTETA COVINI

Covini Music Academy opened its doors in January 2020 welcoming students of all ages offering individual lessons for various musical instruments every weekend. 

earGROUND caught up with the show director Theresa Muteta Covini a versatile artist and music educator.

Rutendo Magomo _ contestant

Theresa revealed that their goal was to offer safe, professional environments for young artists and helping them as much as possible to have a platform that they can meet like-minded people, grow, discover themselves and do what they love.

This Is Me was created with the help of other creatives. It’s a songwriting competition that focuses on the skill of writing and further interpreting a song.

THERESA MUTETA

The show has 3 episodes which are:


Opening Show – 9th of July
Main Show – 10th of July
Winner Announcement show – 11th July

In this show we carried the Zimbabwean traditional sounds in the entertainment. The 5 songwriters were short listed by various individuals in and outside the country from a total entries of 22.

THERESA MUTETA COVINI
Contestants with the judges

The show will stream live on Youtube and Facebook on the platforms below.

This Is Me Facebook Page / Covini Music Academy