Budding George Ezras from Hertfordshire invited to star in live music videos

Published: 13 Jan 2020

A live performance video series has been launched by Hertfordshire Music Service to give young people a chance to showcase their talents on You Tube.

Songwriter Originals is all part of the service’s renewed commitment to enable young people in the county to find and develop their unique musical voices.

The music video showcase is open for young people who live or go to school in Hertfordshire to share their own music on YouTube. Songwriter will film the successful young musicians performing their own songs live at exciting venues across Hertfordshire.

The video series launched with young songwriters performing within St Albans South Signal Box, a unique venue located next to the city’s train station.

Cabinet Member for Education, Libraries and Localism, Councillor Terry Douris said: “Songwriter has been running in Hertfordshire since 2002 and has put the county on the map as a place that develops talented, original musicians.

“The launch of this new series of music videos is a very exciting new venture and we are sure the standard of the songs performed will be just as impressive.

“We are delighted to help them perform their own music on such a global platform and look forward to seeing their songs on You Tube. Who knows, there could be some future George Ezras or Victoria Beckhams, both of whom come from Hertfordshire!”

Young people can apply to perform now by submitting their audition videos to songwriteronline.co.uk/originals The deadline to apply to perform in the first series is 6 April 2020, and the deadline for the following series is 27 July 2020.