Greetings to all the wonderful songwriters and composers around the world. And welcome to another edition of Songsalive! Songnotes > our monthly newsletter for everything you need to know about the craft and business of songwriting.
In this edition, we talk about the Apr 16th Songsalive! Songwriters' Workshop, new song opportunities, and Songsalive! program spotlight: Shine Day.
All below, read on!
Virtual event THIS SUNDAY April 16th 2023 10AM PST
Join from anywhere in the world in the comfort of your home
Join us Sunday April 16th for our April Songwriters' Workshop, get your songs critiqued/workshopped in an intimate, safe online environment, with songwriters from all corners of the globe.
Be Sure to RSVP under EVENTS https://members.songsalive.org/events THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT! Attend in the comfort of your home via Zoom. Participate from anywhere in the world. (* Check your local timezone here)
🗣 RSVP is essential for this event! - RSVP in Songsalive! Backstage
This event will offer a Song Critique Session + Music Industry Discussion - focusing on in-the-round song critique where Songsalive! and each other provide feedback and positive critique, sharing insights on how to take your song to the next level.
Jud Friedman will listen & give feedback to your songs, discuss the importance of co-writing, and share his experience writing and recording Whitney Houston's "Run to You" from The Bodyguard.
Jud Friedman is a hit songwriter/record producer/screenwriter. Multiple Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe nominations for songs such as RUN TO YOU by Whitney Houston from “The Bodyguard” film and musical, FOR THE FIRST TIME by Kenny Loggins from the film "One Fine Day" and THE COLOR OF THE NIGHT by Lauren Christy from the film "Color of Night"; other hits including I DON’T HAVE THE HEART by James Ingram (#1 on the Billboard Hot 100) and I JUST HAD TO HEAR YOUR VOICE by Oleta Adams (#1 Billboard Adult Contemporary); numerous songs recorded by other major artists, e.g. Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, Ray Charles, Toni Braxton, Leann Rimes, The Tenors, Dave Koz, Bebe & CeCe Winans, and many more.
Come ready with your songs for critique and feedback!
COST: Free for Songsalive! Members.
RSVPs and details are only available at Songsalive! Backstage for Members
RSVP HERE FREE for members
Catch up on our latest Songcraft Content 🎬
Songsalive! Presents - Do This, Not That: How to Start an Effective Collaboration - with Ex Motown Songwriter, Kay Parker. Watch this On-Demand Video as Kay Parker shares 10 Top co-writing mistakes, both business wise and creatively from a first hand perspective. We've captured her talk on video for our members wherever you are in the world, where you can watch it on demand in your own time, at your own pace.
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Songsalive! Program Spotlight
Shine Day 🌟
Let your talents shine every Friday 💫
Step into the spotlight and get your music heard every Friday! Shine (Self Promote) Friday is your opportunity to showcase your talent and share anything about you and your music to the member community. Got a new song you want to share? Or have a show coming up that you want to promote? Share it all every Friday in Songsalive! Backstage!
HOW TO POST ON SHINE FRIDAY 🌟
* Please note: self promotion/Shine posts are limited to Fridays and can only be posted in the Shine Space
Create a post this SHINE Friday
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