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Next Session Wednesday, January 25th
The Song Club has been a wonderful high point this past year. We will have one last session and will continue in 2017!!!!
It will begin at 5:30PM so those heading home from work can stop in without it getting too late. Each session will end promptly at 8:30pm when the studio will go back into record mode for the evening schedule. Drop in at anytime up until 7:30pm during each session. You can’t even really be late! Leave when you like!
MEET ARTHUR SHERRY
Arthur, from New York City, has been writing and playing songs since his teens. His Grandmother and Aunt were both published poets of the Beat era. Though he did not know either of them very well, they had a great influence on his love of songwriting. He cherished their books, reading them over and over again.
Arthur found the Collective and has become one of the Song Club meeting regulars along with performing in our Bitter End showcases. His songs fill our Wednesday evening workshop sessions with his unique writing and definitive guitar stylings.
The workshops helped him strengthen his songs and gain the confidence that shows in his new CD entitled "Missing You". He worked with one of his favorite writer/artists, Cliff Eberhart, to produce and add instrumental backup. Everyone who has ever made an EP / CD know how much time, effort, passion and doubt goes into what will become a final product. Cheers to Arthur for bringing this project to completion and sharing with all! You can visit his website and find out more including ordering the CD by clicking HERE!
"SONGWRITER SESSIONS" w/ Hit Maker Shelly Peiken
The New York Songwriters Collective featured songwriter Shelly Peiken for a mini-concert and selected readings from her memoir "CONFESSIONS OF A SERIAL SONGWRITER" followed by an audience Song Critique session with Shelly and song publisher Suzan Koç. Together they listened to songs submitted and critiqued with their years of experience as writer and publisher!
Shelly and Suzan greeted all and Shelly signed copies go her memoir. You can still purchase the book at a special Collective price by clicking HERE!
Here's a chorus of Shelly singing her hit song "BITCH"!
"Write Your Top 10 Hit" Workshop
What a great way to spend a Saturday looking at the current Top 10 songs and finding out what makes them tick! Primary Wave Music Publishing's Creative Director Calvin Rosenkrans then shared his insights and listened to workshop member's songs. Look for our continuing series of workshops to be announced monthly!
The Collective's first live performance event "Occupy Hearts & Minds" took place on December 14th, 2011 at The Bitter End to benefit Why Hunger. We want to share this wonderful evening with you - KLIK HERE - to go to the "Occupy" YouTube channel and enjoy!
Excerpt of session with Julie Gold. See complete video here!