Release of ‘Little Dreamer’ by Trevor Kidd
Make Music Matter announces release of My Song for Change winning song and video.
Toronto, ON (December 11, 2013) – After months of submissions, voting, recording and preparation, Make Music Matter is excited to announce the release of Little Dreamer by Trevor Kidd, the winner of My Song for Change. Kidd’s song was chosen out of 183 submissions from Canadian musicians coast to coast.
The contest was hosted by Make Music Matter Inc., a Canadian charity that focuses on using the transformative power of music to connect, heal and enrich lives. Sponsored by Western Union, the contest set out with the intention of using music as a tool to connect themselves with others Canada wide with the idea that a song can change the world.
“The ability of music to restitch the soul and deliver a message is something that as a music producer I witness time and time again. Trevor Kidd’s Little Dreamer is an important exemplar of that adage and I’m excited to have his song as the My Song for Change’s first official release.” said Darcy Ataman, Founder and CEO, Make Music Matter Inc.
Kidd’s song was professionally recorded at Metalworks Studios in Mississauga and produced with Cone McCaslin of Sum 41, Ian D’Sa and Aaron Solowoniuk of Billy Talent and Grammy award-winning producer David Bottrill.
“It was an incredible experience to have won My Song For Change and I am so grateful for all the new friendships I’ve built over the process,” said Kidd, “I feel more inspired than ever to keep moving forward with music after the time I spent at Metalworks Studios.”
After an online voting period, the top 10 finalists were judged based on lyrical creativity, melody, song structure and dynamics, and relevance to the contest’s theme by a qualified panel which included Darcy Ataman, Ian D’Sa, David Bottrill and Western Union’s Joycelyn David.
Below are links to the song/video:
About Make Music Matter
Make Music Matter believes that by utilizing the transformative power of music we can influence people around the world to make more positive choices. Positive choices today help to create a positive future for all. Since 2007, Make Music Matter has used music to engage, educate and foster leadership in youth in communities affected by extreme poverty. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, Make Music Matter’s on-the-ground efforts strive to enhance, enrich, and improve children’s lives in developing countries. For more information, please visit www.makemusicmater.org.
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