Twelve songwriters will be selected to participate in this 2-day interactive songwriting workshop led by renowned professional songwriter Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk. Participants from Western Canada will be selected to participate based on their songwriting skill and will gain valuable insight into the craft of writing a hit song. This initiative aligns with SOCAN’s A&R strategy to help members with craft development reach new heights in their careers.
Songwriter participants must meet the following criteria:
· Must be a current SOCAN member
· Must be a WCMA member, or, a member of one of the six Western Canadian Music Industry Associations (Alberta Music, SaskMusic, Manitoba Music, Music BC, Music Yukon, Music NWT)
· Must be available to participate October 2-6 at BreakOut West, in Whitehorse, YK.
· Must be dedicated to taking their songwriting craft to the next level
SOCAN is a rights management organization that connects more than four-million music creators worldwide and more than a quarter-million businesses and individuals in Canada. More than 150,000 songwriters, composers, music publishers and visual artists are its direct members, and more than 100,000 organizations are Licensed To Play music across Canada. With a concerted use of progressive technology and unique data as well as a commitment to lead the global transformation of rights management, with wholly-owned companies Audiam and MediaNet, SOCAN is dedicated to upholding the fundamental truths that music and visual arts have value and creators and publishers deserve fair compensation for their work. For more information: www.socan.com