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We are excited to be re-launching our series of open mics for Winter/Spring 2017.  Open Mic nights will be held on the last Wednesday of each month through May 2017: […]

Open Mics for Winter/Spring 2017!

We are excited to be re-launching our series of open mics for Winter/Spring 2017.  Open Mic nights will be held on the last Wednesday of each month through May 2017: […]

…in both senses of the word.  As a noun, we’re talking about a cash reward payable to SongStudio alumni who help spread the word to new participants.  As a verb, […]

SongStudio Rewards!

…in both senses of the word.  As a noun, we’re talking about a cash reward payable to SongStudio alumni who help spread the word to new participants.  As a verb, […]

SongStudio is thrilled to announce that top international songwriter Shelly Peiken will be a featured Guest Faculty at this year’s SongStudio Songwriting Workshop, taking place at the Royal Conservatory of […]

Welcome Shelly Peiken!

SongStudio is thrilled to announce that top international songwriter Shelly Peiken will be a featured Guest Faculty at this year’s SongStudio Songwriting Workshop, taking place at the Royal Conservatory of […]

(Allister shares his memories of Lloyd MacHardy, singer/songwriter and SongStudio alumnus, on behalf of the entire SongStudio team) Lloyd came to be in my life through the gift of his […]

In Fond Remembrance of Lloyd MacHardy, 1938-2016

(Allister shares his memories of Lloyd MacHardy, singer/songwriter and SongStudio alumnus, on behalf of the entire SongStudio team) Lloyd came to be in my life through the gift of his […]

Here are some important documents you’ll want to read before attending SongStudio 2016: 2016 Workshop Schedule (updated July 12) “What To Expect” Pamphlet Writing Your Own Song Charts (how-to guide) […]

Getting Ready for SongStudio: Important Documents!

Here are some important documents you’ll want to read before attending SongStudio 2016: 2016 Workshop Schedule (updated July 12) “What To Expect” Pamphlet Writing Your Own Song Charts (how-to guide) […]

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 […]

Strung Out… On Making the Familiar Fresh

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 […]

Strung Out… on Clichés

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.  […]

Strung Out… on Where Ideas Come From

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.    

New SongStudio Promotional Video

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.    

2017 SongStudio Guest Speakers and Faculty