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Here are some important documents you’ll want to read before attending SongStudio 2018: 2018 Workshop Schedule (version 1.3) “What To Expect” Pamphlet Writing Your Own Song Charts (how-to guide) Article: Janis […]

Getting Ready for SongStudio: Important Documents!

Here are some important documents you’ll want to read before attending SongStudio 2018: 2018 Workshop Schedule (version 1.3) “What To Expect” Pamphlet Writing Your Own Song Charts (how-to guide) Article: Janis […]

While it’s still too early for us to call this the ‘final’ list, here are the confirmed faculty so far, for SongStudio 2018: Blair Packham, Program Director Ron Sexsmith Dayna […]

2018 Faculty Announced!

While it’s still too early for us to call this the ‘final’ list, here are the confirmed faculty so far, for SongStudio 2018: Blair Packham, Program Director Ron Sexsmith Dayna […]

Jae & Michelle Gold are not just SongStudio’s newest sponsors……but also share a long history of support and participation in the workshop going back over 10 years. Known as the […]

Jae & Michelle Gold – The Rock & Roll Accountants

Jae & Michelle Gold are not just SongStudio’s newest sponsors……but also share a long history of support and participation in the workshop going back over 10 years. Known as the […]

by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director Some people think songs just “happen”, that they just ooze out of the songwriter. There are lots of songwriters who are suspicious of those who […]

Strung Out… On Conscious vs. Unconscious Songwriting

by Blair Packham, SongStudio Program Director Some people think songs just “happen”, that they just ooze out of the songwriter. There are lots of songwriters who are suspicious of those who […]

We are thrilled to once again be offering scholarships towards SongStudio 2018 for new attendees. All the details can be found HERE.  Application deadline is March 31st, 2018. SongStudio alumni […]

SongStudio 2018 Scholarships Announced!

We are thrilled to once again be offering scholarships towards SongStudio 2018 for new attendees. All the details can be found HERE.  Application deadline is March 31st, 2018. SongStudio alumni […]

We’re in the SongStudio “off-season”, but we miss you, so we have scheduled another series of Open Mic events to reunite our community of songwriters and hear some new songs! […]

Open Mic Events!

We’re in the SongStudio “off-season”, but we miss you, so we have scheduled another series of Open Mic events to reunite our community of songwriters and hear some new songs! […]

Marghie Evans is managing partner at Do Write Music, where she oversees publishing administration for various songwriters including Felix Cavaliere, Gillian Welch, Bobby Pinson, Ira Dean, Connie Smith and Marty […]

Marghie Evans

Marghie Evans is managing partner at Do Write Music, where she oversees publishing administration for various songwriters including Felix Cavaliere, Gillian Welch, Bobby Pinson, Ira Dean, Connie Smith and Marty […]

Montreal-born recording artist, intrinsic rocker DANIELLE DUVAL hit Toronto with the launch of her debut ep, L’étranger, featuring the track “You’re The One That I Want” which aired on David […]

Danielle Duval

Montreal-born recording artist, intrinsic rocker DANIELLE DUVAL hit Toronto with the launch of her debut ep, L’étranger, featuring the track “You’re The One That I Want” which aired on David […]

James Linderman works at the jameslinderman music lesson studio in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He teaches guitar, piano, bass and music theory as well as contemporary songwriting and film composition, in […]

James Linderman

James Linderman works at the jameslinderman music lesson studio in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He teaches guitar, piano, bass and music theory as well as contemporary songwriting and film composition, in […]

2018 SongStudio Guest Speakers and Faculty
  • As a multiple JUNO Award winner, Ron’s songs have been covered by Michael Buble, Rod Stewart, Coldplay, and Feist, among many others. He is also counted as a favourite songwriter […]

    Ron Sexsmith

    As a multiple JUNO Award winner, Ron’s songs have been covered by Michael Buble, Rod Stewart, Coldplay, and Feist, among many others. He is also counted as a favourite songwriter […]

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  • Andrea Ramolo is a multiple Canadian Folk Music Award nominee and one-half of the acclaimed folk/pop duo Scarlett Jane. Her third and most recent solo album NUDA, produced by Michael […]

    Andrea Ramolo

    Andrea Ramolo is a multiple Canadian Folk Music Award nominee and one-half of the acclaimed folk/pop duo Scarlett Jane. Her third and most recent solo album NUDA, produced by Michael […]

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  • Originally from Stratford Ontario, Dayna Manning grew up in a musical family and launched a professional songwriting career at 16, releasing two albums on EMI Music Canada, the first of […]

    Dayna Manning

    Originally from Stratford Ontario, Dayna Manning grew up in a musical family and launched a professional songwriting career at 16, releasing two albums on EMI Music Canada, the first of […]

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  • Singer-songwriter Tomi Swick is a Hamilton native who was recognized for his debut album “Stalled out in the Doorway” in 2007 by winning the Juno for best new artist and […]

    Tomi Swick

    Singer-songwriter Tomi Swick is a Hamilton native who was recognized for his debut album “Stalled out in the Doorway” in 2007 by winning the Juno for best new artist and […]

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  • Marghie Evans is managing partner at Do Write Music, where she oversees publishing administration for various songwriters including Felix Cavaliere, Gillian Welch, Bobby Pinson, Ira Dean, Connie Smith and Marty […]

    Marghie Evans

    Marghie Evans is managing partner at Do Write Music, where she oversees publishing administration for various songwriters including Felix Cavaliere, Gillian Welch, Bobby Pinson, Ira Dean, Connie Smith and Marty […]

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  • Born in 1959, Blair Packham began writing songs at the age of seventeen.  After playing in a few cover bands, Blair landed a job with Toronto recording studio Comfort Sound, […]

    Blair Packham, Program Director

    Born in 1959, Blair Packham began writing songs at the age of seventeen.  After playing in a few cover bands, Blair landed a job with Toronto recording studio Comfort Sound, […]

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  • Allister Bradley is a singer/songwriter and record producer/engineer who has pushed himself to become a better songwriter with every passing year, and the results have shown in the quality of […]

    Allister Bradley, Technical Director

    Allister Bradley is a singer/songwriter and record producer/engineer who has pushed himself to become a better songwriter with every passing year, and the results have shown in the quality of […]

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  • Performing and writing songs since he was a Toronto teen in the 60’s, Bill McKetrick has shared the stage and the studio with an impressive array of top bands and […]

    Bill McKetrick, Operations Director

    Performing and writing songs since he was a Toronto teen in the 60’s, Bill McKetrick has shared the stage and the studio with an impressive array of top bands and […]

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