Wordsmiths Wonders – Local songwriters advance to competition final

August 20, 2009 by Kathleen Hay, Cornwall Standard Freeholder

GrahamGreer_NancyBeaudetteCORNWALL – The community’s talent pool has just got even deeper.

Singer-songwriters Nancy Beaudetteand Graham Greer are no strangers to garnering accolades for their wordsmithing abilities, but both are now finalists in the Mountain Stage NewSong Canadian regional song competition.

Now in its eighth year, the contest is one of North America’s premier showcases of emerging performing songwriters across an array of genres.

In total, there are six regions – West, Midwest, Southwest, Southeast, Northeast and Canada – with 10 songwriters advancing to represent each region. One is the n selected from each region to perform in the international contest finals Oct 10 in Charleston, West Virginia, home of the Mountain Stage radio and television show.

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