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  1. FDBK 101 Bend Benns Ear

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Benn Cutarelli
    Meets: Mon Mar 02, 2020 01:00 PM (ET)
    Mon Mar 02, 2020 06:00 PM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    In this special feedback session, you will meet with a guy many of you know, our instructor-led course administrator, Benn Cutarelli. Benn is a successful songwriter with independent and international...more

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    Songwriter Benn Cutarelli

    About Benn Cutarelli
    As songwriter and composer, his melodies and harmonic treatment are crossed between country, alternative country and pop. Benn believes that songwriting and composition are continuous improvement processes. He started out as a drummer in a four-piece band from his home town of Marion, Ohio. He enlisted in the military, and while at the U.S. Air Force Academy, he was assigned to the music department where he wrote percussion ensemble compositions. He attended and graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Education. Benn’s most recent success was his song Small Stuff featured in the Twentieth Century Fox major motion picture "The Longest Ride". Benn also had a song placed in the network TV show ‘Nashville’, while another song was placed on the TV show ‘The Mentalist’. He has had several cuts by indie artists as well as songs placed on many cable network channels. Benn believes in challenging himself everyday with new melodies and grooves. Benn joined SongU.com in 2002. He is both a member and Instructor-Led Course Coordinator.

    Instructor

    FDBK 101 Bend Benns Ear


    In this special feedback session, you will meet with a guy many of you know, our instructor-led course administrator, Benn Cutarelli. Benn is a successful songwriter with independent and international artist cuts as well as major film and television placements. He is a wealth of information having attended and assisted with almost every instructor-led course at SongU.com for many years. In this session, he will offer song feedback, and/or answer your film/TV/ media placement and music business questions.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  2. FDBK 120 Pop, Hot AC, Song and Production Feedback and Mentoring

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Michele Vice-Maslin
    Meets: Sat Feb 29, 2020 03:00 PM (ET)
    Sat Feb 29, 2020 08:00 PM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    Three-time Emmy Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award winning L.A. based writer and producer, Michele Vice-Maslin, has garnered over 4000 placement in film/TV and alternative media. She leads this feedback...more

    This Course is full



    Songwriter Michele Vice-Maslin

    About Michele Vice-Maslin:
    Michele is a 3-time Emmy Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award winning songwriter who has written and produced hit songs for major artists all over the world including #1 singles. She has over 4000 film and TV placements, including theme, title and end title songs from her catalog Sweetersongs. Originally from Queens, NY, she currently lives in Los Angeles, CA where, as an independent music publisher, she has been publishing her own catalog for most of her career while producing, pitching and placing most all of her song successes.

    You can view Michele's (almost) full list of credits at her website: http://www.sweetersongs.com/. Michele teaches Feedback and Mentoring at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 120 Pop, Hot AC, Song and Production Feedback and Mentoring


    Three-time Emmy Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award winning L.A. based writer and producer, Michele Vice-Maslin, has garnered over 4000 placement in film/TV and alternative media. She leads this feedback and mentoring session geared toward the Pop/Hot AC markets, but can also offer feedback on multiple genres. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback including feedback on commercial production. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  3. FDBK 135 Song Feedback and Mentoring

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Randy Klein
    Meets: Tue Mar 03, 2020 08:00 PM (ET)
    Wed Mar 04, 2020 01:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    This feedback and mentoring session conducted by Emmy-winning TV writer, and Grammy winning Jazz producer, Randy Klein, is geared toward ALL songwriters regardless of their experience or genre. Randy...more

    This Course is full



    Songwriter Randy Klein

    About Randy Klein
    Randy Klein's work spans jazz writing, performing and improvising, and composing for film and theater. This multifaceted New Yorker has released several albums of his own original music; the 1993 debut Jazzheads generated wide acclaim for its lyrics and innovative melodies. A gifted songwriter with two gold records to his credit (for songs recorded by soul/R&B diva Millie Jackson), Klein has received numerous awards for his film and drama soundtracks. Klein was honored by the 1995 Southern Regional Emmy Awards (The National Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences (NATAS)) for his work with PBS children's educational projects. But his jazz roots lie deep, and they're powerfully expressed in the music he's written for this album. Randy teaches Song Feedback and Mentoring at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 135 Song Feedback and Mentoring


    This feedback and mentoring session conducted by Emmy-winning TV writer, and Grammy winning Jazz producer, Randy Klein, is geared toward ALL songwriters regardless of their experience or genre. Randy likes to hear commercial as well as non-commercial songs too (aka, "non-love" songs). He's also a pro in musical theater, cabaret and jazz. So don't be shy. Feel free to bring whatever songs you're working on in any style to this session for feedback. It is also a great class to start with if you have never received feedback before. You can bring one song (or lyric) in your backpack for instructor feedback or one question in your backpack for your instructor's insights and opinion. This session is limited to 5 participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  4. FDBK 140 Song Feedback and Mentoring

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Marcia Ramirez
    Meets: Wed Mar 04, 2020 08:00 PM (ET)
    Thu Mar 05, 2020 01:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    Join this Nashville veteran staff songwriter, on-demand demo vocalist, and touring back-up singer and musician, Marcia Ramirez, for a feedback and mentoring session geared toward all songwriters regardless...more

    This Course is full



    Songwriter Marcia Ramirez

    About Marcia Ramirez
    Marcia Ramirez is a professional singer/songwriter who has had four independent solo albums released and performs all over the country. As a former staff songwriter for publishing companies including Curb Music, she has numerous songs placed in film and TV shows as well as major label artists covering her songs including a 2017 Grammy-award winning album by Reba McEntire. She has been in the studio and/or toured live playing keyboards, guitar, mandolin and singing background vocals with artists including Rodney Crowell, Lee Ann Womack, Pam Tillis, Hank Williams Jr., Billy Dean, Linda Davis, Tanya Tucker, and Patty Loveless. She's also one of the most in-demand demo singers in Nashville. Marcia teaches Song Feedback and Mentoring at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 140 Song Feedback and Mentoring


    Join this Nashville veteran staff songwriter, on-demand demo vocalist, and touring back-up singer and musician, Marcia Ramirez, for a feedback and mentoring session geared toward all songwriters regardless of their level or genre. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  5. FDBK 200 Song Feedback and Mentoring II

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Helen Darling
    Meets: Tue Mar 10, 2020 09:00 PM (ET)
    Wed Mar 11, 2020 01:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    Grammy-award nominated songwriter and former major label recording artist Helen Darling leads this on point feedback and mentoring session. It is geared toward all songwriters regardless of experience...more

    Registration Begins:
    Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:00 AM (ET)
    Tue Mar 03, 2020 03:00 PM (GMT)


    Songwriter Helen Darling

    About Helen Darling
    Helen Darling is a Grammy-award nominated songwriter and former major label recording artist whose credits include the #1 crossover hit song “Bring On The Rain” recorded by Jo Dee Messina and Tim McGraw. This #1 song was nominated for a Grammy, an ACM and a CMA award. Darling started her career as a Chicago jingle singer on television and radio commercials for such clients as McDonald’s and 7-up. Her voice sang the familiar query, "Have you driven a Ford lately?" After moving to Nashville in 1993, Darling began singing song demos as well as back-up for artists such as Garth Brooks. She later signed a recording contract with MCA/Decca Records and her debut album featured appearances by Garth Brooks who sang back-up on her track of “Even God Must Get The Blues” in addition to Delbert McClinton and Lee Roy Parnell. Extreme Writers Group signed Darling in 1999 as a staff writer, and she has since had cuts with Mindy McCready, Niki Horner, Bering Strait, and Amanda Wilkinson. She currently divides her time between Montana and Texas. Helen teaches Song Feedback and Mentoring at SongU.com. For more information on Helen, visit www.helendarlingmusic.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 200 Song Feedback and Mentoring II


    Grammy-award nominated songwriter and former major label recording artist Helen Darling leads this on point feedback and mentoring session. It is geared toward all songwriters regardless of experience or genre although previous experience with song feedback is recommended. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  6. FDBK 205 Song Feedback and Mentoring II

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Alan Roy Scott
    Meets: Sat Mar 07, 2020 01:00 PM (ET)
    Sat Mar 07, 2020 06:00 PM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    This feedback and mentoring session is geared toward all songwriters regardless of their level or genre, led by the self-described "gift-of-gab" hit songwriter, Alan Roy Scott. In other words, this session...more

    Registration Begins:
    Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:00 AM (ET)
    Sat Feb 29, 2020 03:00 PM (GMT)


    Songwriter Alan Roy Scott

    About Alan Roy Scott is a top Hollywood songwriter and music producer, who brings a 20-year career in the music business to enrich Greenstar's digital culture project. His career began with Screen Gems-EMI Music and with a division of Motown, where he was involved with Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and Stevie Wonder.

    Among the many artists who have recorded his songs are Celine Dion, Luther Vandross, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan, Roberta Flack, The Allman Brothers, Sheena Easton, The Neville Brothers, Pat Benatar, Patti LaBelle, The Pointer Sisters, Rick Springfield and Johnny Mathis.

    His TV/Film credits include songs used in First Wives Club, Top Gun, Coming To America, Karate Kid II, Fame (TV show), Rags To Riches, Santa Barbara, As The World Turns and Beverly Hills 90210, among others. Alan is a Song Feedback and Mentoring Course instructor at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 205 Song Feedback and Mentoring II


    This feedback and mentoring session is geared toward all songwriters regardless of their level or genre, led by the self-described "gift-of-gab" hit songwriter, Alan Roy Scott. In other words, this session may run long. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  7. FDBK 225 Indie, Film-TV, Production Song Feedback and Mentoring

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Diona Devincenzi
    Meets: Tue Mar 17, 2020 08:00 PM (ET)
    Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    Independent singer-songwriter and producer who divides her time between her studios in Nashville and L.A. leads this feedback and mentoring session geared toward the indie songwriter and song production,...more

    Registration Begins:
    Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:00 AM (ET)
    Tue Mar 10, 2020 02:00 PM (GMT)


    Songwriter Diona Devincenzi

    About Diona Devincenzi
    Diona is a songwriter/artist/producer, born in San Francisco, and currently splitting her time writing and recording in her Nashville and CA. based studios.

    Focusing the last 10 years on writing music for film, t.v. and advertising, she has garnered tons of placements including Seal Team, Mistresses, Chicago P.D., Pretty Little Liars, Lethal Weapon 3, just to name a few.

    Her musical influences comes from old, new far and wide, but she resonates the most with songs that have soul and substance. Artists on her permanent playlist are The Beatles, Al Green, Stevie Wonder, The Police, Adele. John Mayer and Aretha.

    Her current artist projects include a retro soul collaboration with Brit. Paul Cufflin called Brit Frisco as well as her newest solo endeavor, a nu-modern blend of soul, R&B and rock she calls by her middle name and mom’s surname FELICE .

    She cares about honesty, integrity, kindness and is inspired by strong, courageous people who overcome odds and speak out against injustices. And most of her friends possess an irreverent sense of humor.

    You can find out more about her at her website www.dionadevincenzi.com

    Instructor

    FDBK 225 Indie, Film-TV, Production Song Feedback and Mentoring


    Independent singer-songwriter and producer who divides her time between her studios in Nashville and L.A. leads this feedback and mentoring session geared toward the indie songwriter and song production, but can also offer feedback on multiple genres. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback including feedback on commercial production. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  8. FDBK 288 Song Feedback and Mentoring II

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Sara Light
    Meets: Wed Mar 11, 2020 01:00 PM (ET)
    Wed Mar 11, 2020 05:00 PM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    SongU.com co-founder, Tony-nominated, and hit Country songwriter, Sara Light, leads this feedback and mentoring session. Sara likes to get to know the participants and encourages discussion so it may...more

    Registration Begins:
    Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:00 AM (ET)
    Wed Mar 04, 2020 03:00 PM (GMT)


    Songwriter Sara Light

    About Sara Light
    Sara Light has been writing professionally in Nashville since 1996 and had served as a staff songwriter for Zamalama Music and Curb Magnatone Music Publishing. Her credits include the John Michael Montgomery title track and the hit single "Home To You" which received an ASCAP airplay award in addition to being named SESAC song of the year for having garnered 2 million spins on radio. She also composed songs for the musical "Urban Cowboy" which opened on Broadway in March 2003 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Original Score. She has performed her original songs regularly over the years at The Bluebird Café and other Nashville venues. Crossing genres from Country to Broadway to Hip-Hop, she co-authored a handbook geared toward urban youth, "The Art of Writing a Hit Song: The Urban Experience" with hit songwriter Jack Knight (Bad Boy Records) that has been endorsed by Lil' Kim, Mario Winans and P. Diddy among others. A "Power Quotes" interview with Sara was highlighted in the 2009 Entertainment Power Players Directory: Edition 4. Sara has always combined her teaching background with her love of songwriting and has given countless songwriting seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada. In 2003, she developed and co-founded, along with her husband Danny Arena, the online educational website www.SongU.com which offers online songwriting courses, coaching, co-writing, industry connections and pitching opportunities to an international community of songwriters. She continues to be the main administrator, as well as one of the Lyric Writing and Song Feedback instructors at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 288 Song Feedback and Mentoring II


    SongU.com co-founder, Tony-nominated, and hit Country songwriter, Sara Light, leads this feedback and mentoring session. Sara likes to get to know the participants and encourages discussion so it may run long. Geared toward all songwriters regardless of their level or genre, although previous experience with song feedback is recommended. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  9. FDBK 315 Publisher Song Feedback and Mentoring

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Bob Dellaposta
    Meets: Thu Mar 05, 2020 09:00 PM (ET)
    Fri Mar 06, 2020 02:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    This enlightening and entertaining feedback and mentoring session with veteran music publisher, Bob Dellaposta, is geared toward songwriters who are looking for song feedback from a publisher-business...more

    This Course is full



    Songwriter Bob Dellaposta

    About Bob Dellaposta
    Bob Dellaposta holds a B.S. in Music Education and has 17 years teaching experience in public and private schools where he has served as Band Director, Voice Coach, and Choral Director. He is currently teaching a music publishing class at Nashville State Technical Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a founding member of the swing band "Bada Bing Bada Boom" which toured nationally as well as a songwriter himself with over 1200 songs recorded. Bob is an instructor of Publisher Feedback and Mentoring at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 315 Publisher Song Feedback and Mentoring


    This enlightening and entertaining feedback and mentoring session with veteran music publisher, Bob Dellaposta, is geared toward songwriters who are looking for song feedback from a publisher-business perspective rather than a hit songwriter perspective. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  10. FDBK 315 Publisher Song Feedback and Mentoring

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Bob Dellaposta
    Meets: Mon Mar 16, 2020 09:00 PM (ET)
    Tue Mar 17, 2020 01:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    This enlightening and entertaining feedback and mentoring session with veteran music publisher, Bob Dellaposta, is geared toward songwriters who are looking for song feedback from a publisher-business...more

    Registration Begins:
    Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:00 AM (ET)
    Mon Mar 09, 2020 02:00 PM (GMT)


    Songwriter Bob Dellaposta

    About Bob Dellaposta
    Bob Dellaposta holds a B.S. in Music Education and has 17 years teaching experience in public and private schools where he has served as Band Director, Voice Coach, and Choral Director. He is currently teaching a music publishing class at Nashville State Technical Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a founding member of the swing band "Bada Bing Bada Boom" which toured nationally as well as a songwriter himself with over 1200 songs recorded. Bob is an instructor of Publisher Feedback and Mentoring at SongU.com.

    Instructor

    FDBK 315 Publisher Song Feedback and Mentoring


    This enlightening and entertaining feedback and mentoring session with veteran music publisher, Bob Dellaposta, is geared toward songwriters who are looking for song feedback from a publisher-business perspective rather than a hit songwriter perspective. You can bring one song (or lyric-only) in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


  11. FDBK 330 Song Production Feedback for Film-TV-Media

    Type: Instructor-Led Feedback (Live)
    Instructor: Queenie Mullinix / Queenie Mullinix
    Meets: Thu Feb 27, 2020 08:00 PM (ET)
    Fri Feb 28, 2020 01:00 AM (GMT)
    Cost: 15 Credits
      (0 Credits when you choose Platinum Membership)

    This is an advanced feedback session geared toward analysis of how your demo recording will compete in Film, TV, and other media-related pitches. NO LYRICS ONLY! Led by creative directors of Washington...more

    This Course is full



    Songwriter Queenie Mullinix

    About Queenie Mullinix
    Currently, the Creative Director for Washington Street Publishing which focuses on securing placements in Film, TV, and Media. She is a singer/songwriter gained valuable experience in performance, promotion and booking as a member of several notable Atlanta bands before going solo. She also learned the basics of recording and production working with award winning producer Billy Hume (Ying Yang Twins, Lil John, Black Crows) at his Zone Studio.
    In Nashville she has worked as a songplugger/creative director of Wolf Music & Sound Design and publicity director of Slugfest Records. Queenie and her husband bassist Dave Webb are on the music team at their church. She also volunteers with the Animal Ministry, Gilda's Club, The Vanderbilt Hope Connection, and regularly plays shows to benefit cancer research.

    Instructor

    About Queenie Mullinix
    Currently, the Creative Director for Washington Street Publishing which focuses on securing placements in Film, TV, and Media. She is a singer/songwriter gained valuable experience in performance, promotion and booking as a member of several notable Atlanta bands before going solo. She also learned the basics of recording and production working with award winning producer Billy Hume (Ying Yang Twins, Lil John, Black Crows) at his Zone Studio.
    In Nashville she has worked as a songplugger/creative director of Wolf Music & Sound Design and publicity director of Slugfest Records. Queenie and her husband bassist Dave Webb are on the music team at their church. She also volunteers with the Animal Ministry, Gilda's Club, The Vanderbilt Hope Connection, and regularly plays shows to benefit cancer research.

    FDBK 330 Song Production Feedback for Film-TV-Media


    This is an advanced feedback session geared toward analysis of how your demo recording will compete in Film, TV, and other media-related pitches. NO LYRICS ONLY! Led by creative directors of Washington Street Music Publishing, Nancy Peacock and Queenie Mullinex, this is not song craft critique session. The evaluation is SPECIFICALLY ON YOUR SONGS PRODUCTION AS IT PERTAINS TO PITCHING SUCCESSFULLY TV/FILM/MEDIA. Again, no lyrics-only. You can bring one demoed song in your backpack for instructor feedback and insights. This session is limited to five participants only to allow for personalized attention, feedback and class discussion.

    Instructor-Led (Live) Course


    A fun interactive audio/video group experience in our e-classroom where you can learn from the best in the music business. Simply,

    • Register online
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at time of meeting
    • Enjoy your class with your peers and faculty
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Instructor-Led Feedback Session (Live)


    A small group interactive audio/video experience in our e-classroom where you can get feedback from a pro on one of your songs. Simply...

    • Register online
    • Put your song or lyric in your virtual backpack
    • Enter or call-in to the e-classroom at meeting time
    • Enjoy the class with peers and faculty
    • Time zone conflict? You can still register and receive feedback! See FAQ for details.
    • Missed class? Meetings are recorded and audio/video transcripts are available for 30 days

    More questions?

    Do-It-Yourself Course (DIY)


    The DIY catalog has a variety of courses to strengthen or tune up your skills at every level in lyric writing, music, commercial songwriting, production, and more. You will find several types of formats for these courses: Text-based courses which typically have 4-6 lessons, examples, and exercises; and Webcast courses which are either video or audio based transcripts along with handouts and summaries from "live" courses. All DIY courses are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to work completely at your own pace and comfort level.

    More questions?

    DIY Video Recording


    DIY Video Recording courses are audio/video recorded transcripts of several of our most popular instructor-led (Live) courses exactly as they occurred. The running time is approximately 60 to 90 minutes. They are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allowing you to listen and view at your own pace. More questions?


Transcript Only


Check the Transcript-Only Checkbox during registration if you cannot be in attendance for the meeting but would like to simply hear and view the recorded transcript of the meeting anytime in the next 30 days.

Feedback and Mentoring (FDBK) Special Instructions – You will not have a song evaluated, but you will be able to listen and hear the instructor's comments on other songs as well as how they conduct their FDBK sessions. In other words, do not use the Transcript-Only option if you want feedback on your song. If you have a time conflict, you must still REGISTER for the session as a participant in order to submit a song. You will be able to listen to the recorded transcript later and hear your song feedback.

More questions?

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