Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Sunday, October 3, 2010
For anyone thinking about recording a new CD, producer Kim Copeland will walk you through the process in this FREE seminar, designed specifically for recording artists. Kim will bring her years of experience in music production, artist management and her talents as a vocalist, to help you prepare and make wise choices.The last thing you want to do is spend too much money and not get a great product!Some of the topics covered in this seminar are:1. Defining your uniqueness2. Planning a realistic budget3. A step by step description of the recording process4. Do I need a producer and how do I chose one5. Selecting the right songs for the project6. Communicating your ideas to the producer7. Key selection8. Vocal tuning9. Mastering10. How to avoid getting ripped off by the “sharks”Don’t spend your hard earned money till you know exactly how a professional recording experience should work.
Space is limited. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. More info at www.kimcopelandproductions.comKim Copeland is a long time mentor for The Nashville Songwriters Assoc., the Country Music Hall of Fame and TAXI. She was recently invited to participate in The Art & Science of Sound, the acclaimed video series on music production and recording put together by world-renowned producer/artist Alan Parsons and featuring legends like Michael McDonald and producer Tony Brown.
6101 Frisco Square Boulevard
Frisco, TX 75034
Click here for a map and directions!: http://www.friscolibrary.com/
Friday, August 20, 2010
The series is on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Each presentation lasts about an hour.
Planned for October, a presentation on iPad/iPhone development of music apps by Nick Wheeler as well as a presentation by former student Jason Martin who works/composes for the Tom Joyner morning show and (hopefully) a presentation by our own faculty member Christopher Lund on his compositions in electronic music.
DSA encourages everyone to take part in this opportunity to learn from and network with the local music industry.
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Friday, July 23, 2010
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Gary Nicholson Songwriters Workshop
Saturday , July 24th 2:00pm to 4:30pm
at The Pace House (behind Granville Theater) $35.00
Gary Nicholson CD Release Show The Plaza Theatre
Sunday, July 25th 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Tickets are $15.00 - Barbara Nicholson will be selling front row tickets for $50.00 to raise money for her Charity org
DO NOT CONTACT DALLAS SONGWRITERS. THIS IS A GARLAND OPRY EVENT.
Contact CBLuce at verizon dot net
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Our next Songwriting Workshop and Showcase is in conjunction with the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance. Since I'm moderating the songwriting panel, I will be asking questions.
Do you have questions for me to ask our songwriters, Gary Nicholson, Anthony daCosta, Mark Wayne Glasmire, Lynn Adler, on the panel? Please post in the comments below.
Sign in is at the Opening Bell. All attendees are required to register in advance www.unclecalvins.org/SWRFA.
Registration closes at noon on Friday, June 25. Space is limited, so don't delay!
NORTH TEXAS PERFORMING SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
Saturday, June 26, 2010, 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
At Opening Bell Coffee, South Side on Lamar, and Poor David’s Pub 1409 & 1313 South Lamar, Dallas 75215
$5.00 per attendee (includes lunch) paid at the door
Bringing local artists and venues together for a full day of networking, education, musical performance and listening, and mutual discovery
9:45 - 10:45
Promotion, Marketing, & Social Networks
Ryan Galloway (facilitator), Lisa Taylor (tentative)
Sponsored by DSA
11:00 - 12:00
Barbe McMillen (facilitator), Gary Nicholson, Anthony da Costa, Mark Wayne Glasmire, Lynn Adler
Sponsored by DSA
Building a Venue Audience
Al Johnson (facilitator), all venue reps (general discussion)
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch at Poor Davids
12:30 - 1:30
How to Get Booked at Local Venues
Robert Scarborough (facilitator), all venue reps (general discussion)
1:30 - 4:30
7:30 - 11:00
FEATURED PERFORMANCE: Tom Prasada_Rao & Cary Cooper, Lisa Marklet & Bruce Balmer, and Camile Cortins, Dave Little & Don Cento. A perfect way to top off the day! $10
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
a Songwriting Workshop with
This three-time Grammy nominee and inductee
of the Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame,
explores the techniques and cognitive tricks
you can learn to:
• Improve your odds of writing competitive songs
• Tap your personal creative well
• Gain perspective on co-writing and songwriter’s
• Improve productivity
• Conquer writers-block
You’ll begin to look at the process of producing
these musical short stories in a new light. You’ll
see what little miracles they actually are and
why some of them surmount seemingly
impossible odds to make their way from the
songwriters pen, on to the radio, and finally into
When: May 13, 2010
Dallas Center for Community Cooperation
2900 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX 75204
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Other: Tickets are $35 and seating is limited.
Bring check or cash to the workshop or buy tickets online
through our website, www.dallassongwriters.org or go to
www.kagi.com, search for “Dallas Songwriters”. Buy
Richard has eight #1 singles and 14 top 20
country hits including:
•“Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue”
•“Somewhere in My Broken Heart”
•“I’ll Get Over You”
•“The Greatest Man I Never Knew”
•“That’s the Thing About Love”
•“Come From the Heart”
•“Put Your Dreams Away”
Want to get some one-on-one feedback on your songs from Richard Leigh?
Private consultations will be conducted on Friday May 14th between 3:30pm and 8:30pm.
Slots are extremely limited so email email@example.com if you are interested (available
to DSA members only).