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Jury announced for Serj Tankian’s $5,000 music challenge

Jury announced for Serj Tankian’s $5,000 music challenge

PanARMENIAN.Net - System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian will lead a world-renowned jury for his 7 Notes music challenge whose deadline is December 15.

Submissions will be evaluated and the $5,000 prize awarded by: System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian; Capital Cities star Sebu Simonian; jazz phenom and composer Tigran Hamasyan; Honored Artist of Armenia Vahagn Hayrapetyan; professor and Founding Dean of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Judith Smith; and the iconic rock star and challenger himself - Tankian.

The challenge, which went live in October, has a simple premise: Tankian has written the first 7 notes of a new song that the participants need to finish. The deadline for the 7 Notes music challenge is December 15.

The creative challenge series is initiated by Creative Armenia, a non-profit organization with a global mandate to discover, develop, and produce talent in the digital age.

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