Announcing Adam Avery 2015 IMSTA Songwriting Contest Finalist

Adam Avery Heads to Santorini Greece in the Fall
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IMSTA and Broadjam congratulate Adam Avery as IMSTA’s 2015 Songwriting Competition grand prize winner. Mr. Adam Avery takes first place with his remarkable song, Halfway To You. Later this year, IMSTA will fly Mr. Avery to the magnificent Greek island of Santorini where he will be accommodated by Black Rock Studio. He will spend time at Black Rock Songwriter Camp, including access to state-of-the-art technology and world-class recording equipment. During Mr. Avery’s stay at Black Rock Studio in Santorini, Greece, he will have a rare opportunity to work with award winning songwriters, learning the art of songwriting while enjoying accommodations of Black Rock Studio. On behalf of IMSTA, an honorable congratulations is extended to Adam Avery for his compelling grand-prize winning song, Halfway To You.

To listen to Adam Avery’s song, Halfway To You, visit:

For more information about the 2016 IMSTA Songwriting Competition visit

About Adam Avery

Mr. Adam Avery has mastered his songwriting craft with support from his family of four children and his loving wife, residing in Burlington, Vermont. A pivotal moment in Adam’s songwriting career was in 2012 when a Chicago based band, Daniel’s Window recorded Adam’s song, Redefined. His following accomplishments to date, include:

1. Finalist in the 2013 Great American Song Contest
2. Finalist in the 2013 Show Me The Music Contest
3. Song placement in the 2014 film, Touched By Grace
4. Finalist in the 2014 USA Songwriting Contest (over 45,000 entries)
5. Finalist in 2014 International Songwriting Competition (over 18,000 entries)
6. Winner of the Songwriter Universe Song of the Month Contest in July 2014

About Black Rock Studio: Black Rock is a combination luxury villa and world class recording studio, located on the magnificent Greek island of Santorini. Black Rock blends perfectly with the Aegean landscape - built in a style that combines modern and traditional Cycladic architecture. Black Rock is a heaven of inspiration and tranquility between sea and sun, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of the Aegean Sea, and the volcanic islands.

About IMSTA: International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) is a global not-for-profit association of music software companies. IMSTA represents the interests of its partnering companies to the music making industry throughout North America. IMSTA’s core value is to educate end-users about the impact of piracy on the music software industry. IMSTA promotes ‘Buy The Software You Use’ and encourages its industry professionals to produce music legally, through education oppose to litigation. IMSTA hosts IMSTA FESTA in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Toronto annually. For more information, visit