Author: sdsongwriters

Guest Speaker – Nolan Sipe: “Pop Music- What Works”, June 18th 7-9 pm.

Nolan Sipe

On June 18th 7-9 pm Nolan Sipe will present his views on the current and future pop music trends, and tips on how to get your music on the radio- one of the best paying music gigs left in the industry. Nolan has success as a composer; and as a producer and engineer with multiple gold and platinum awards. He’ll be giving valuable suggestions on both composition and production techniques in today’s Pop music world.

Workshop: “Writing Songs for Money”

Jeff Paris

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Get ready for this workshop by Platinum & BMI Award Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist & Vocalist, PolyGram / Mercury Artist Jeff Paris. For this workshop, Jeff will walk participants through his experience as a staff and independent songwriter. He will guide the group through his workflow and skill development, which will include some active exercises and composition steps.

24th Annual Song Contest Results

Song Contest

San Diego Songwriter’s Guild 24th Annual Song Contest was held Monday, November 16, 2015 at the La Jolla Brewing Company. The contest is a popular tradition for San Diego writers, and offers a unique opportunity to hear a tremendous cross section of local work by San Diego songwriters. Prize winners were selected by a panel of industry professionals, During the evening song entries were played for both judges and audience to hear. After all the songs were listened to, winners were announced, and prizes awarded. Thanks to everyone who participated in the 24th annual song contest. All the songs entered were amazing. San Diego definitely has a lot of talent. Here is an overview of the song contest…

May 3rd Event with Bandzoogle

Presented by the San Diego Songwriters Guild in association with Bandzoogle.

When: Sunday, May 3 6:00pm (Registration begins at 5:30pm)

Where:

Mainstream Bar and Grill
13385 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064

Cost: $5

To purchase advanced admission click on the Buy Now button to reserve your spot at this event





Listening Session with Mark Spiro

Mark Spiro is an iconic American Songwriter. He is an established award winning Producer, Recording Artist, and accomplished Musician, with a career that spans over two decades. Among his many accomplishments are 45 Gold and Platinum Records, and six solo albums. His songs and his productions have been represented on records that have sold over 100 Million units worldwide.

Guest: Mark Spiro

Event: LISTENING SESSION

Date: Monday, April 6th, 2015

Location: Wine Steals, Cardiff by the Sea

Submit Your Songs

SDSG Listening Session Sunday February 8th, 2015

Guest: Josquin des Pres of Trackstar Entertainment

Event: LISTENING SESSION

Date: Sunday, February 8, 2015 Sunday Evening

Location: Mainstream Bar and Grill in Poway

Submit Your Songs

When you turn on MTV, VH1, CW Network, CNN, NBC, TLC, TMZ, TBS, Food Network, HGTV, History, Oprah Winfrey Network, Ellen deGeneres, Tyra Banks, Lopez Tonight, Extra, and numerous others, chances are you will hear some of Track Star Entertainment’s music. Led by prolific composer / songwriter / publisher Josquin des Pres, this creative writing team has consistently maintained the respect of their peers throughout
the music industry. Trackstar credits also include CBS, Viacom, ABC, BET, TBS, Bravo, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Beach Body, Discovery Channel, EMI, Sony, Time Warner, Warner Chappell, Warner Bros., Universal Music, and many more.