Workshops for April and beyond

DSA PRESENTS SUSAN GIBSON WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE
THE BLANK PAGE: Finding and following through on your inspiration, Grabbing
the songs from thin air, Fishing with a line versus a net.

Performing Songwriter Susan Gibson, writer of Wide Open Spaces performed by the Dixie Chicks, will present a workshop on Saturday, April 22. Workshop, pizza dinner and performance all included for $35.
Susan has taught songwriting workshops to all ages. She has been a mentor at the Real Life, Real Music Summer Camp in The Woodlands, Texas for the past five years. She’s also given workshops and talks at The Brauntex Theater, The San Antonio Songwriters’ Saloon, The Songwriters Serenade Competition, The Bugle Boy Soldier’ Songs Program, Belmont University, UT Austin, NSAI Nashville and Houston Chapters, and at The Boys and Girls Club among others.
Susan draws from her experience as a commercially successful songwriter as well as a nationally touring, independent artist with 5 albums of original material in her catalog. She can address a variety of topics from writing to business.
https://dallassongwriters.org/shop/songwriting-workshop-susan-gibson/ 
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WILDFLOWER WORKSHOP WITH JOE CROOKSTON – MAY 19 
Performing songwriter Joe Crookston will be leading the Songwriting Workshop at the Wildflower! Festival this year!  The workshop will be on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 9 am – 4 pm at the Courtyard by Marriott on Spring Valley (same location as last year).  For more information and to sign up, click on the link below:
http://www.wildflowerfestival.com/songwriter-contest-workshop/

REO RAFTING RESORT SONGWRITING WORKSHOPS
How Music REALLY Works July 9-14, 2017
Learn the songwriting techniques of the master songwriters with best-selling author Wayne Chase. Learn how you can use these tools to craft great songs. Includes FREE library, books, music charts & more ($400 value).
Details Here

SongMatrix Retreat August 13-18, 2017
Hands on, in-depth exploration of your original songs using more than 40 specific SongMatrix musical & lyrical techniques. Create brilliant melodies and emotion-evoking lyrics. Includes 1-year post-retreat mentoring with SongMatrix author Wayne Chase.
Details here

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Want to study songwriting but don’t want to get out of your PJ’s?

* Take a class online through a songwriting workshop yahoo group with Barbara McMillen, associate professor of Songwriting and Music Business at Collin College.

* Check out the  https://songtown.com songwriter learning community.