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11 Apr Posted by in Announcements | Comments

Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG Event

Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG Event

We’re excited that Songwriters in Seattle will be part of The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event on May 6th. Donations made to Songwriters in Seattle through The Seattle Foundation’s website ON THIS DAY ONLY will be stretched/matched thanks to The Seattle Foundation and GiveBIG sponsors! Make a donation, share with your friends (#GiveBIG), and be a ...

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2013 NWME Awards Winners Announced

2013 NWME Awards Winners Announced

At the 3rd Annual Songwriters in Seattle BBQ and 1st Northwest Music Experience Awards, 14 performers entertained the crowd along with the presentation of all 40 awards finalists! From each category of 5 finalists, a winner was announced based on votes from 100 invited judges from within the music community. All finalists in attendance received ...

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Northwest Music Experience Finalists Announced

Northwest Music Experience Finalists Announced

As part of the annual Songwriters in Seattle Summer BBQ, we are giving awards under the Northwest Music Experience event name. More information at nwmusicexperience.org – here are the results: Congratulations to our finalists and a huge thank you to everyone who submitted a song and participated! The quality and variety of the 240 entries ...

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15 Mar Posted by in Announcements, Blog | Comments

SiS Compilation Released!

SiS Compilation Released!

It has taken Songwriters in Seattle a number of years to put together a collection of music that represents the group in any significant way. We are now very proud to present this new compilation CD we’ve entitled “2012: Contest Winners and Highlights” – This album is compiled from Songwriters in Seattle member contest winners ...

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16 Nov Posted by in Announcements, NWME | Comments

NWME Assembles Advisory Board

NWME Assembles Advisory Board

The growing Advisory Board of NW Music Experience is a diverse group of music professionals from varied backgrounds in the Northwest including:   Carol Handley – A broadcaster with 30 years in Seattle including past stations, KZAM, KEZX, KMTT, KWJZ and current Program Director of KRWM and owner/operator of the streaming station Smooth In Seattle ...

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01 Nov Posted by in Announcements, NWME | Comments

Music Aid Northwest Music Education Charity to Partner with Northwest Music Experience Convention/Expo

Music Aid Northwest Music Education Charity to Partner with Northwest Music Experience Convention/Expo

Songwriters in Seattle, Seattle WAVE Radio, and Music Aid Northwest are happy to announce a partnership to boost the educational component of the 2013 Northwest Music Experience (NWME) convention and expo. The three day NWME event will bring together our multi-genre music community for educational programs, music industry networking, and creative inspiration. Musicians and those ...

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Northwest Music Experience Partners With Benaroya Hall

Northwest Music Experience Partners With Benaroya Hall

Songwriters in Seattle is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Benaroya Hall that will bring the inaugural Northwest Music Experience (NWME) conference and expo into their beautiful downtown venue.   Benaroya Hall is the place to be August 16-18, 2013 for this multi-genre music education, expo, and performance event. There is currently nothing like ...

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14 Oct Posted by in Blog, Music Biz, NWME | Comments

NWME IndieGoGo Seedfunding Campaign Launched!

NWME IndieGoGo Seedfunding Campaign Launched!

After 9 months of planning, anticipation, and building excitement, we are very happy to announce that we are ready to make the big push to bring the Northwest Music Experience convention and expo to life! Our grassroots effort to create a major multi-genre event which educates, connects with music industry, and creatively inspires in Seattle ...

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The NW Music Experience Convention and Expo

The NW Music Experience Convention and Expo

Songwriters in Seattle is proud to be planning the 2013 Northwest Music Experience convention and expo. Teaming up with other key organizations in the community such as Seattle WAVE Radio and Music Aid Northwest, SiS member volunteers have played a large part in getting this exciting project underway. There is a lot in progress right ...

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07 Mar Posted by in Blog, Tips | Comments

Song Critiques: Why You Need Them, Why You Should Do Them

Song Critiques: Why You Need Them, Why You Should Do Them

Song Critiques: Why You Need Them, Why You Should Do Them There are two crucial steps that many amateur songwriters overlook in their quest to improve their craft and take their songs to the next level. First, they fail to subject their songs to a critique by other songwriters, and second, they fail to critique ...

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