DSA Meeting is Thursday, Jan 3rd at Half Price Books

Thursday, Jan 3rd: DSA Director, Harry Hewlett is guest speaker @ Half Price Books, 6:30

“INTRO TO CD BABY & FACEBOOK / YOUTUBE MONETIZATION (or, Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Just Because You’re A Published Songwriter”)!

Harry has been very involved in getting his music out to the world, and getting paid, via online music distribution.  Harry has a BS in Ag. Eco. from Texas Tech & an MBA from Avila College in KC, MO. He spent 10 years with Pfizer Ag.  Div. at their corporate HQ’s in NYC as Product Mgr. & Manager, Sales Systems. While there he took up songwriting as a hobby & joined the Songwriters Guild and NSAI. Now on the DSA board where is serving as A&R Director.   Harry has utilized his savvy in the business world to figure out how business works in the music world so you won’t want to miss it! 
 
CRITIQUES FOLLOW
As usual, for members only we will do song critiques with our industry experts, so bring a song on CD or email an mp3 to Harry Hewlett hhhewlett@gmail.com.  The cost is $10 per song.  Also bring around 25 copies of lyrics so you can get feedback from members as well.  Each song is also entered in the year end Song of the Year and Songwriter of the Year contest.
https://dallassongwriters.org/shop/dsa-meeting-song-critique-entry/
Each song is entered into the Song of The Year and Songwriter of the Year Competition which is awarded at our December Awards Banquet. 
Write a song…save the world!

Location: Half Price Books/Northwest Highway in Dallas
6:00 pm: Doors Open/Networking and visiting
7:00 pm: Program followed by song critiques

Meeting Agenda:

6:30 PM – Sign In / NETWORKING
7:00 PM – ANNOUNCEMENTS & PROGRAM
8:00PM – Song Feedback

The Critique Panel consists of 1 to 3 respected industry professionals. The Panel, DSA members, and guests will listen to each song and then judge each song based on 6 categories: Hook, Melody, Lyric, Structure, Originality, and Emotional Truth.

For Entry into the MEMBERS ONLY Monthly Contest for Song of The Year and Songwriters of the year. Submit online here.

View the Critique Form   Submit a Song online for Members Only Song of The Month Contest (Members Only)