The holiday season is undoubtedly a special time. We spend time with the ones we love and remember those who are no longer with us. During this time, we experience a wide range of emotions: gratitude, love, nostalgia, happiness, and even sadness.

The challenge

In this challenge, share with the world what this season means to you in a song.

Instructions

  • It must be an original song specially created for this challenge.
  • The genre has to be jazz.
  • Collaborations are allowed (max. 3 composers).
  • Use at least one wind instrument.
  • The duration of the song must be between 1 to 3 minutes. Scores longer than 3 minutes will not be considered.
  • You can only submit one score.
  • External audio sources can be used (it will not influence the results).
  • Deadline: 19th December. No late submissions!

Scoring system

✅ Accuracy (25)

How well your song embodies Christmas. Use the description of your score to help us understand what you wanted to transmit.

✅ Engagement (25)

How well your song captures one's attention for its entire duration.

✅ Transitions (25)

How smooth and well-designed the song's transitions are (e.g. modulations).

✅ Founder Enjoyment (10)

How the founders of Tutteo, the company behind Flat, like your piece.

✅ November's winner enjoyment (15)

Bonus points

  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel (1 point).
  • Send us a video of you wishing happy holidays to the Flat’s community that we can share on social media (3 points).
  • Write a short poem as an introduction to your song (6 points).

🥇 The score with the most points wins.

We will announce the winner on the 22nd December!

Prize

🏆 One-year Premium subscription.

Additional incentives

  • Promotion in our blog and social media.
  • Special badge for a year showing you as the winner of this month's challenge!

Submissions

Please send your submission 👉🏽 here.    

Late submissions will not be considered.

Good luck!!