SongStudio in Toronto • July 18 – 24, 2020

*** Please take a few minutes to read this entire page – it contains important information regarding SongStudio registration. ***

Registration Rates

Both to reward early sign-up and to allow us to plan the workshop in advance, we offer incentives to register early.

*** We have frozen our current pricing through April 30th, while we all work through our adaptations to the COVID-19 pandemic. ***

Jan 1, 2020 through Apr 30, 2020:  $849 (Canadian, + HST)
May 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020:  $949 (Canadian, + HST)
Jun 1, 2020 or later:  $1049 (Canadian, + HST)

Your registration for SongStudio is secured by paying a $200 (+HST) deposit.  In case your availability to attend SongStudio changes, deposits are refundable (less administrative charges) until June 1, 2020.


** all payments are non-refundable as of June 1, 2020
** accommodations are NOT included in workshop tuition.
** participants must make their own arrangements for transportation, parking and meals (except Day 1 and Day 7: lunches provided)

SAC / NSAI / Music Student Discounts

We offer a discounted rate to members of:
– SAC (Songwriters Association of Canada)
– NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International)
and also to students attending a post-secondary program in music studies at a Canadian college or university.

Once you send proof of your eligibility, your discount will be applied to the balance owed on your registration.

** This discount is not applicable to registrations made at the Limited Advance (before Jan 1/2020) rate. **

Once We Receive Your Registration…

We will send you an email receipt which shows your fees paid.  This registration email is processed manually, by one of the wonderful humans in our organization, so please be patient – if you haven’t received a receipt within a few days of your registration, you may contact us using the information on our CONTACT US page.

Financial Assistance

FACTOR offers a variety of programs to help artists and songwriters advance their careers.  Visit their website to see which programs may apply to you.

Registrants should be aware that there is limited funding assistance available through FACTORFACTOR is not in any way affiliated with SongStudio – please direct your questions to the staff at FACTOR.  However, many SongStudio participants have benefited from FACTOR’s programs in the past, and there is no cost to apply.  Read very carefully the details of the programs to ensure you properly apply for assistance.

Also available to earning SOCAN members is the Professional Development Assistance Grant from the SOCAN Foundation.  Visit for more information on eligibility and grant details.


PARENTS: Please note that SongStudio is not a summer youth camp. We welcome youthful participants, with this proviso: there are no special measures in place to ensure the safety of your teenager. It is up to you and the participant to determine if they are mature enough to take part in our activities and to take care of themselves. SongStudio will not be responsible for the safety or well-being of any of its participants, regardless of age.


Once again, accommodations are NOT included in your workshop registration.  For residence information and registration, visit our residence FAQ page:  Residence FAQ