Omar Sosa Named Finalist in the 2005 International Songwriting Competition

San Francisco (California), USA – Cuban pianist
Omar
Sosa
has just been named a finalist in the 2005 International Songwriting
Competition (Instrumental) for his composition "Mis Tres Notas". 1.4% of almost
15,000 entrants were selected as finalists. Winners in 15 categories will be
announced in March 2006. Judges include Sonny Rollins, Macy Gray, Tom Waits, and
John Scofield.

"Mis Tres Notas" first appeared on the
Omar
Sosa
CD

Free Roots
(OTA1003), and was recently re-released on the
Omar
Sosa
compilation,

Ballads 1997-2000
(OTA1015).Songs of the finalists are eligible for the People’s Voice – an online voting
contest that allows the public to listen to all the finalists’ songs and vote
for their favorite. People’s Voice is separate from, and in addition to, the
winners selected by ISC’s panel of judges.

If you would like to review the 2006 ISC finalists and consider a vote for "Mis
Tres Notas", visit:

www.songwritingcompetition.com/pvwelcome_2005.htm
.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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