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Making It Happen! Songwriting Conference 2017

A weekend of exclusive masterclasses, interviews and keynote speeches for songwriters and artists.

Sponsored by Yamaha Music & Caffè Nero. 11-12th Nov 2017, Hilton Tower Bridge, London

**PRS, MU, BASCA & SONGLINK MEMBERS GET VIP TICKETS FOR £97+VAT**

To obtain your EXCLUSIVE discount code please e-mail admin@thesongwritingacademy.co.uk with your membership details.

What’s covered in this songwriting conference?

Highly regarded as the most important songwriting conference in the UK, you’ll experience two full days packed with 12 inspirational masterclasses, interviews, keynote presentations and Q&A sessions, addressing everything a songwriter needs to know. You’ll be learning essential techniques and approaches to songwriting and performing as well as must-know business information, delivered by the very best multi-platinum selling songwriters, producers and industry experts. This is your chance to find out exactly what it takes to be a successful songwriter, artist or producer. We will shortly be revealing our incredible lineup of speakers for Making It Happen 2017.

Saturday

09:00 Conference Open

10:00 – 10:15  Welcome from the founder of The Songwriting Academy, Martin Sutton

10:15 – 11:15  How to arrange and play convincing string sections on your demos; with Cliff Masterson

11:45 – 12:15  Top PR tips on how to present yourself to press and radio; with Vicky Pitchers

12:15 – 13:15  Creating With Courage, a guide to taking care of your mind as well as your music; with Patrick Byrne

13:15 – 14:15  Lunch break

14:15 – 15:15  How to record your vocals like a pro; with Ivy Chanel

15:15 – 15:45  General Q&A

16:15 – 17:15  How to get your music into the world of Disney; with Maria Christensen

 

Sunday

10:00 – 10:15  Introduction from the founder of The Songwriting Academy, Martin Sutton

10:15 – 11:15  How to make kickass beats for your tracks; with Justin Broad

11:45 – 12:45  Surefire ways to make your website work for you with great results; with Dan Graham

12:45 – 13:15  The art of confident networking; with Jacq Norton

13:15 – 14:15  Lunch break

14:15 – 15:15  How to get your music into TV, movies and major ad campaigns; with Jake Shillingford

15:15 – 15:45  General Q&A

16:15 – 17:15  The heart and soul of songwriting; with Martin Sutton

17:30  Conference Close

 

Please note: The Songwriting Academy reserves the right to change speakers and appearance times

 

 

Exclusive Concert and VIP Party

For an exclusive number of VIP ticket holders there’s an intimate Saturday evening gig “THE STORIES BEHIND THE HITS” with an amazing cast of songwriting royalty sharing their stories behind MASSIVE hits that the whole world knows, followed by a VIP PARTY where you can mingle with hit songwriters, producers and music business executives and talk music over a glass of bubbly!

This year we welcome four amazing writers. Each will talk about their song and then treat the VIP guests to an acoustic performance of it!

Matt Aitken

As one third of Stock, Aitken and Waterman, Matt has a plethora of hit songs to choose from. We’ll get an insight into the world of SAW and the story behind smash hit “I Should Be So Lucky”

Maria Christensen

Maria is a multi million selling songwriter who has not only had major success with Disney but is also one of the writers behind global hit song “Waiting For Tonight”, released by Jennifer Lopez in 2000

Michael Garvin

With an astonishing 22 number one songs under his belt, Michael is a songwriter’s songwriter. Tonight he tells us the story behind the George Benson classic “Never Give Up On A Good Thing”

Carol Decker

Lead singer of legendary band T’Pau, Carol will be sharing her story behind the massive hit song “China In Your Hands” followed by an acoustic version of this timeless classic.

 

Who is this conference for?

  • Songwriters wanting to get their songs performed by major label artists
  • Artists who want to get record deals
  • Artists who want to release their own material
  • Songwriters and producers who want to develop artists
  • Producers who create tracks for others
  • Independent labels
  • Managers
  • Anyone who wants more from their music than they’re getting right now!

Ticket Price Comparison

 What our delegates are saying:

**PRS, MU, BASCA & SONGLINK MEMBERS GET VIP TICKETS FOR £97+VAT**

To obtain your EXCLUSIVE discount code please e-mail admin@thesongwritingacademy.co.uk with your membership details.

Making It Happen 2017

Making It Happen 2017 Platinum Member VIP Upgrade £40.00 +VAT
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Making It Happen 2017 Standard 1 Day Ticket £77.00 +VAT
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Making It Happen 2017 Standard 2 Day Ticket £127.00 +VAT
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Making It Happen 2017 Platinum Ticket £197.00 +VAT
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Making It Happen 2017 VIP Ticket £237.00 +VAT
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Songwriting The Nashville Way: Online Video

Songwriting The Nashville Way Video £77.00 +VAT
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