Here's a cool opportunity for TSO fans who have been stuck at home practicing their instrument for the past few months. BEST OF ALL, it's a chance for you to win $1,000 and another $1,000 for the local UnitedWay COVID-19 Relief Fund!
Just visit Trans-Siberian.com. There, TSO has provided the tablature and a play-along track for guitar, bass, drums, piano, and violin, for their hit, "Siberian Sleigh Ride." Musically inclined fans simply need to record a video of themself playing along to the backing tracks with their preferred instrument and upload it to YouTube using the tag #TSOPlayAlong2020.
All of the details can be found HERE.
Step 1 - DOWNLOAD SHEET MUSIC
Download the sheet music and track of “Siberian Sleigh Ride” that is missing their instrument’s part by visiting Sheet Music Direct (TSO website has a link). From there, follow the directions to sign up for Hal Leonard’s My Library and download the music (it’s free)!
Step 2 - PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
Use the sheet music and backing track to rehearse your performance.
Step 3 - TURN IT TO ELEVEN
Record a video playing their part to the track. Get creative (fans for wind-effect, giant amps allowed, lasers discouraged for in-home use)!
Step 4 - BECOME A VIDEO STAR
Upload the video to YouTubeusing the tag #TSOPlayAlong2020so that everyone can see your skills! Be sure to share it on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtag (be sure to make sure your post is public)!
Step 5 - SIT BACK AND WATCH LEADERBOARD
It's that easy!!
The winning video will be selected on August 1st, 2020. Those interested in participating are encouraged to post their video as soon as possible and ask their friends, family and/or followers to watch and like their favorite entries!
The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 American Express gift card (buy a new amp, donate to a cause, pay a bill, whatever they like. it's up to them), PLUS, TSO will match the value of your gift card and donate to the UnitedWay COVID-19 Relief Fund, and you get to choose where it goes from there! Choose the national organization, or a local chapter of UnitedWay to benefit your own community or one greatly affected by COVID-19.
Source: TSO (photo courtesy of getty images)