Australian Songwriters Conference
A four day event — including seminars and workshops by Jason Blume and top Australian songwriters, song pitching and more — June 6 – 9, 2008 in the beautiful surrounds of Ettalong Beach Club, just north of Sydney. Taxi members get a 15% discount!
Baltimore Songwriters Association
Developing and promoting songwriting in all genres, providing educational opportunities and serving as a centre for the exchange of information between songwriters, publishers and persons involved in music throughout the greater community
BASCA (British Academy of Composers and Songwriters)
The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) is the voice for music writers.
Central Carolina Songwriters Association
An organization for songwriters, lyricists, musicians and bands to promote songwriting and music
Chicago Songwriters Collective
Providing support and community for lyricists, musicians and storytellers
Connecticut Songwriters Association
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to improving the art and craft of original music and lyrical composition
Female musicians network. The mission is to provide a place for female musicians to showcase, network, share ideas, support each other, offer services and advice, job opportunities, and gig/band/musicians referrals. Acoustic singers and songwriters, heavy rocking bands – funky, jazzy, soulful – it’s all here at this fab network.
For songwriters, composers, singer songwriters, performing artistes, lyicists, DJs, poets and all those involved in the music industry. The publishers of Songwriting & Composing Magazine since 1986, which is the songwriting magazine for songwriters & composers getting you connected with the music industry.
The Indie International Songwriting Contest is an annual songwriting competition to give recognition to some of the best emerging songwriters in the world, help develop their talent, and provide useful tools for developing the success of the artist.
Island Songwriter Showcase
Dedicated songwriters, lyricists, producers, engineers, performers and DJs with one common goal – to support original music through its workshops and live showcases
Knoxville Songwriters Association Their purpose is to help one another with the song writing process by providing constructive criticism through thoughtful analysis of original songs presented.
Memphis Songwriters Association A non-profit organization founded in 1973 by a group of Memphis songwriters–including Memphis’ own Estelle Axton, co-founder of Stax Records–to promote, advance, and help MSA songwriters in the composition of music, lyric and song; to work for better conditions in our profession, and to secure and protect the rights of MSA songwriters
Minnesota Association of Songwriters A nonprofit, member supported community of songwriters and composers from the Midwest. The MAS mission is to inspire, educate and promote the art and craft of songwriting and music composition
Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI): established in 1967, the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization
National Music Publishers Association: working to interpret copyright law, educate the public about licensing, and safeguard the interests of its members. To insure a fair and orderly market for everyone involved in music publishing, NMPA is dedicated to the protection of music copyright across all media and across all national boundaries
Pacific Songwriters Workshop: participants have the opportunity to present their songs to other aspiring and professional writers in this workshop, in a mutual exchange. Critiques are based on the artfulness and craft of a song as well as its marketability. The song, whether commerce or art, though, is the thing, and not its performance
PAN’s Songwriters Collaboration Network provides a system for composers and lyricists to locate potential collaborators
Philadelphia Area Songwriters’ Alliance An organization of songwriters in the greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/southern New Jersey area. PASA’s purpose is to provide an environment for the nurturing of songwriting craft and performance, offering a variety of writing/composing workshops, song reviews and opportunities for collaboration, networking and song presentation.
San Diego Songwriter’s Guild A volunteer-run, non-profit organization offering networking, pitch sessions, live showcases, TAXI membership discounts, and more
SCALA (Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association)
SongsAlive Songsalive! (not to be confused with similar named sites) is the largest international non-profit membership organization and social community for songwriters and composers, since 1997. Songsalive! is a is a grassroots, philanthropic, volunteer managed charity organization run by songwriters for songwriters and is dedicated to nurturing, support, education and promotion of songwriters and composers worldwide.
SongsAlive Australia Songsalive Australia is the organisation which other organisations, such as Songsalive! (in the USA) have grown from. It still remains true to the original ideals of the organisation, which are to support and promote Australian songwriters in any way it can.
Songwriter The International Songwriters Association Limited, started life in Limerick, Ireland, in October 1967. Today, there are ISA Members in more than sixty countries worldwide, with the bulk of the membership in either the UK or the USA.
Songwriters & Poets Critique A central Ohio based, non-profit organization, dedicated to the craft of writing songs and poems through critiques, workshops, concerts, demos and more
Songwriters Association of Washington (and) Mid-Atlantic Song Contest A non-profit organization for aspiring and professional songwriters
Songwriters of the Northwest Guild Providing a supportive environment for Northwest songwriters, to encourage collaboration, and to help songwriters define and pursue their artistic goals
Songwriters Resource Network A free online news and education resource for songwriters and lyricists everywhere
Songwriters TipJar Quite a ‘bloggy’ feel to this site but loads of interesting articles and advice with a good archive resource.
Songwriter Universe A mine of interesting and original content with impressive credentials and top drawer intrerviews
Southwest Songwriters Association An important point of contact for songwriters and musicians wishing to access independent record labels and CD manufacturers
The Song the World Wrote A worldwide songwriting collaboration
West Coast Songwriters Dedicated to providing the environment, opportunities and tools to nurture, educate, and promote songwriters