SongStudio 2015 is Almost Here

songstudio students and faculty playing music

…the countdown is on! SongStudio 2015 promises to be an amazing workshop for everyone, whether you are an experienced songwriter or just starting out.


Some of what we have to look forward to this year:

Dan Hill (bio) as Creative Director

The introduction of Grammy Award winning songwriter and performer Dan Hill as our new Creative Director.

Shari Ulrich (bio) is Back

The long-awaited return of Juno Award winning songwriter, Shari Ulrich, who was last part of the faculty when we were still at Humber College in 2008.

Amanda WaltherAmanda Walther (bio) from Dala

The addition of Amanda Walther ( as guest faculty.

Other Faculty Favourites

The return, by popular demand, of previous years’ guest faculty members:

Vocal Training

A special afternoon session in Vocal Training & Technique by renowned Ottawa vocal coach, Kim Kaskiew.

Industry Day with Bob Roper

The return of Music Industry veteran, and Harris Institute V.P., Bob Roper to lead Thursday’s ‘Industry Day’ and song critiquing session.

Plus all the usual songwriting-related fun…

  • Evening ‘Open Mics’
  • Jam sessions
  • Faculty speed dating
  • Afternoon Interview/Intimate Concerts
  • Industry seminars
  • Saturday’s kick-off orientation luncheon
  • Saturday Faculty Concert at Hugh’s Room – featuring performances by Dan Hill, Shari Ulrich, Dean McTaggart, Blair Packham (bio), Bill McKetrick (bio), and Allister Bradley (bio), with an opening set by SongStudio alumnus, Max Croft, Roger Beckett, David Keeble, and Tania Joy.
  • And of course, the week finishes off with the Thursday night Student Showcase at Hugh’s Room……where participants will have the opportunity to perform their newly written original material backed by an all-star band, led by legendary guitarist, Rik Emmett (bio).

Register Now!

This is your chance to experience a week-long adventure in songwriting. Find everything you need on our registration page.


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