SongStudio 2016 takes place
July 16 – 22, 2016
at The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Canada
SongStudio is a week-long immersion in songwriting, providing a rich exploration into the craft of building songs and how songwriters fit into the music industry.
Have Questions About SongStudio?
Registrations are now open and capacity is limited. Register early to avoid disappointment.
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Visit our new YouTube Channel to watch our "all about SongStudio" videos and see what we post next!
by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director Let’s agree that the most basic job of the songwriter is to make the listener feel something. But let’s say you’re writing about your own […]
by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director The other day, I was talking about this blog of mine with a songwriting friend who had happened to read a few entries. He commented […]
by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director It is probably not helpful to tell you “ideas can come from anywhere!” “Um, thanks, Blair, that really narrows it down,” I hear you muttering. […]
Thanks to Steve Sweeney and Splashwave Productions, we now have a fantastic new promotional video for SongStudio, starring a large handful of our 2015 participants.
Thank you to the many songwriters who applied for our SongStudio 2016 Scholarships. We are now in a period of applicant review, and will post results by early April.
Since December 2014, we’ve been getting together regularly in a SongStudio off-season open mic, and loving every minute of it. It’s fantastic, getting together more often than just our annual […]
by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director I think it’s really important for human beings—not just songwriters—to be honest with themselves about everything, but especially their own motives for doing things. It’s […]
by Allister Bradley, SongStudio Technical Director Nobody is born with an innate ability to change the world. And yet, nobody has ever changed the world without having their own unique […]
by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director Every songwriter gets creatively “blocked” at one time or another. Maybe it’s the inability to finish a song, or maybe it’s the failure to come […]