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Songwriters Retreat – 6/22 to 6/24

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It’s not too late to sign up for Madison Songwriters Guild’s 3rd annual Songwriters Retreat from June 22-24th, 2012.

This year’s retreat will be hosted by Dan Hazlett. Dan is a producer, sound engineer, playwright, musician, singer, songwriter and businessman who has achieved notoriety in events and songwriting contests nationwide, and has worked with some truly top notch musicians.

Cost is $289 with some scholarships available and includes meals and lodging at the Bethel Horizons Retreat Center, 4651 County Road Zz in Dodgeville, WI, 53533.

Contact rich@richbaumann.com or call 608-241-2615 for more information or to enroll.

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed, 5/9

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Drive, run or bike on down to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, April 11th for the latest monthly installment of Tune Up Your Songwriting with hostRich Baumann and this month’s guest presenter, piano poet Dave Schindele. This event is designed to give songwriters musical food for thought in a friendly atmosphere with other local songwriters.

Bring your instrument to share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a CD recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss.  This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed, 4/11

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Drive, run or bike on down to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, April 11th for the latest monthly installment of Tune Up Your Songwriting with this month’s hosts, Rich Baumann and Jim Schwall. This event is designed to give songwriters musical food for thought in a friendly atmosphere with other local songwriters.

Bring your instrument to share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a CD recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss.  This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Songwriting Workshop – Monday, 4/9

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Nashville singer/songwriter/publisher Washuntara hosts an evening of songwriting mentoring on Monday, April 9th. Washuntara is a talented songwriter and performer who has worked as a songwriter in the country music capital of the world for the past 20 years, owns his own music publishing company, Passionworks, and has enjoyed success performing and writing in Australia, Europe and America.

Join him at the Center for Conscious Living on Monday, April 9th from 7-9:30 PM for an evening of songwriting. The cost is $25.

Then, return to the Center on Friday, April 13th at 7:30 pm for an intimate performance by this poignant and insightful songwriter. Tickets for the performance are $8 in advance or $10 at the door and can be obtained through the Center’s website under Special Events.

Tune Up Your Songwriting @ Noodles – Wed, 3/14

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Head on down to Noodles & Company on University Avenue in Madison on Wednesday, March 14th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann.

*** Please note the change in location this month. ***

Bring your instrument to share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 2/8

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Head on down to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, February 8th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann and featured songwriters Ken Lonquist and Dave Schindele. Bring your instrument and share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 1/11

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Head on down to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, January 11th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann. Bring your instrument and share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 12/14

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Drop by the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, December 14th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann and featured guest Barry Wayne Callen. Bring your instrument and share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 11/9

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Come to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, November 9th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann. Bring your instrument if you are interested in sharing an original song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Lamb’s Retreat for Songwriters: Nov 3-6 or Nov 10-13

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Madison Songwriters Guild is happy to recommend the Lamb’s Retreat for songwriters this November. Details below:

Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters

 
 

 

 

 

Register now  for November 3-6 or November 10-13 (or both and in-between). 

From the Director
Springfed Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the craft of writing, be it prose or song, the performance of works, be it spoken or sung.  www.springfed.org

Location
The Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs , Michigan

Register for either weekend or all 10 days
Retreat is open to all songwriters, friends and family.
Concerts open to public at 8pm, Saturdays, November 5 & 12.  Kirby hosts open mic. Jacque and Chiara serve good food.

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