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You have successfully registered to audit the Play for Publishers workshop June 16 – 18. As an auditor, you will participate fully in all the workshop activities other than presenting songs to publishers. That includes coming to the wrap party Saturday. Feel free to invite family, friends and co-writers.
Hampton Inn Vanderbilt
1919 West End Ave.
The meeting room is on the lower level. There is free parking for workshop participants.
The workshop is designed to give you a total experience, so I hope you will plan to be there for all of it.
THURSDAY June 16
8:30 to 11:30 am – study hit songs to see what makes them hits
1 to 4 pm – feedback session with Nate Lowery (Cornman Music) and Aubrey Schwartz (KP Entertainment)
FRIDAY June 17
8:30 to noon – feedback session with Woody Bomar (Green Hills Music Group) and Kara Jackson (Spirit)
1:30 to 4 pm – performance and Q&A with pro writers Adam James and Stone Aielli
SATURDAY June 18
9:00 to 12:30 – feedback session with Dale Bobo and one publisher TBA
2 to 4 pm – auditors get feedback from the group
7 pm to ? – wrap party
We will break for an hour-and-a-half for lunch each day. There is a variety of restaurants within walking distance or a short drive from the hotel.
PRESENTING A SONG ON SATURDAY
Saturday after lunch it is the auditors turn to get feedback on one song from the other writers attending. You can play live or bring a demo. If you plan to play a demo, please email an MP3 of it to me. If you have it on your phone or laptop, that works too. The room is small and we will not have a PA system.
When giving feedback it helps to be able to see the lyrics, so please bring 25 copies of the song you plan to play. Let Barbara know if you need help printing your lyrics.
7 pm at my house. Friends and family welcome. I will provide pizza and some soft drinks. Bring anything else you’d like to eat or drink. And bring guitars ’cause sharing songs is one of the best parts. I have a small keyboard I am happy to set up.