1. Casio Sessions is a performance based, open mic style competition for piano playing singer songwriters to showcase original compositions and material.
  2. Casio Sessions is run by Casio Electronics Co.Ltd of The Hive Building, 26 Wembley Park Boulevard, Wembley Park, Wembley, HA9 0HP address.
  3. The initial Casio Sessions event is operated in partnership with Loop Music Ltd.
  4. Any performers who wish to take part in the Casio sessions event are invited to submit an application and audition via the following link www.casio.co.uk/emi/casio-sessions - All information regarding the event can be found on this page.
  5. The cut off for final submissions is 00.01, 31st August 2023. Any submissions received after this deadline will not be considered. 
  6. All entrants must be 16 years of age or over with a valid supporting ID. If you are selected to take part in the live final, under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is 18 years of age or older.
  7. The competition is open to individual and or duo (two max) performers only. If you choose to perform as a duo, the prize money and digital piano will be shared between you.
  8. The competition will be divided into two parts. The first part is an initial submission audition of your own pre-recorded material to be uploaded to Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram (or any social platform) and the link included in your application form. This submission will be reviewed by a panel of judges who will award points based on set criteria including but not limited to:
    - song structure
    - melody, dynamics, contrast, hook
    - lyrical creativity
    - performance
    - communication
    - accuracy of vocals
    - charisma
    - stage/performance presence

9. Successful candidates will be selected to perform and compete in a live final to be held at Ninety One Living Room, Trueman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 6QL . A total of sixteen (16) acts will be asked to perform on the final night on Tuesday 19th September 2023.
10. If you are successful and progress to the live final, you are welcome to perform the song you submit as your audition. However, should you wish to change your nominated composition then you are free to do so.
11. Each successful applicant who makes it through to the live final may bring a maximum of six (6) guests to support them at the event on 19th September 2023. 
12. Successful candidates must bring a valid ID to show at entry of the event to confirm proof of age.
13. All selected artists will be expected to perform using the Casio PX-S7000 on the final live event. Any keyboard or piano can be used for your video audition.
14. We encourage all entrants to perform stripped back, piano based- acoustic style versions of any original material. No cover songs permitted.
15. All live final performances should be no longer than 5 minutes long. Casio UK reserves the right to halt any performances at the live final which exceed this time limit and points may be deducted from your performance.
16. Racist, homophobic, and any intentionally malicious content or lyrics are not allowed.
17. Once all fifteen (15) performances are complete there will be a short interlude where the judging panel will deliberate and decide on a winner.
18. All performers must make arrangements to travel and attend the live event at their own cost - Casio is not liable to cover any travel expenses.
19. The venue bar will be open, serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and light snacks.  All will be obtained at your own expense and Casio will not be providing complimentary refreshments. Alcoholic beverages will only be served to those providing proof of ID.
20. The winner of the Casio Sessions live final will receive a brand new Casio Privia PX-S7000HM - Harmonious Mustard (worth RRP £2,249) and £500 cash which will be transferred directly to a nominated bank account within one week after the event. There will be no cash alternative offered in lieu of the Casio PX-S7000HM prize. Payment of the £500 will be made in GBP (£) to a UK nominated bank account only.
21. The submission of an audition by no means provides an automatic place in the live event, however, all submissions will be given full consideration. 
22. By submitting an entry on the Casio Session registration page you agree to the following:

  • That you retain all copyright and intellectual property of your own song and/or compositions and that you have permission to use and perform them in public.
  • You give Casio Electronics Co. Ltd full permission to use your performance recording from the live final (both images and video) across all online and offline marketing channels for up to 2 years globally and in all Casio territories. (*If you are aged 16-17 years old, this permission must come from a parent or legal or guardian aged 18 years or older).
  • You give permission to Loop Music Ltd to use your performance recording from the live final (both images and video) across all online and offline marketing channels for up to 2 years globally. (*If you are aged 16-17 years old, this permission must come from a parent or legal or guardian aged 18 years or older). For more information on Loop Music Ltd's Privacy Policy see here https://loopmusic.co/privacy-policy
  • The winner agrees to conduct a short interview and accompanying photo shoot with Casio Electronics Co. Ltd. which will be recorded via video format to be utilised to promote Casio Sessions, the PX-S7000 and you as an artist. This promotional collateral will be shared with Loop Music Ltd for use in their social media channels and for the promotion of the Loop Music app.
  • In addition, all performers at the live event will receive copies of professional photography and video recording of the event. This is for you to share as you see fit on your own social media channels, on the basis that you tag Casio Music and Loop Music social channels below and use the hashtag #CasioSessions.
  • Facebook - @CasioMusic / @Lo0pmusic.co
  • Twitter - @CasioMusic / @loopmusic_co
  • Instagram - @CasioMusic / @loopmusic.co 
  • The judges’ decision is final.
  • Casio UK encourages a safe and positive environment for all performers and guests. You agree to respect fellow performers. Insulting and derogatory behaviour may lead to ejection from the event by security.

23. Casio Electronics Co. Ltd. reserves the right to make any changes or void this promotion/ event at any time without incurring any liability whatsoever.
24. All entrants are deemed to be bound by the above terms and conditions for this live event.


  • We intend to use your data in relation to the sign up and ongoing management of our Casio Sessions event(s). We may use this to communicate information around the mechanics of this event and future Casio Sessions events.
  • We intend to keep your personal data for the duration of the Casio Sessions programme.
  • Your data will be held for 7 years.
  • You have the right to withdraw from the event at any time and request the removal of your personal information from our system and your registration to the scheme. You can do this by contacting Casio Electronics Co. Ltd.
  • For our Full Policy around Data handling please visit https://www.casio.co.uk/site-help/privacy-policy/

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