The July 7 event, to be held from 8:30am to 3:30pmat Woodbridge High
School at #2 Meadowbrook, Irvine,
will feature Nashville writer and performer Marc-Alan Barnette. Marc is truly one of the best people you
could ever meet if you are serious about the music business. He is one of the most knowledgeable,
big-hearted, talented, hysterically funny people you'll ever meet! On top of all that he loves songwriters and
singers, and honestly wants to help us reach our goals!
Marc has been in Nashville for 11 years. He is very much an insider.
He knows everyone in that
town and they all know him. He knows what to do, and how to avoid mistakes along the way. He's faced
real life doors opening and closing, but even closed doors never stopped him from pursuing his dream.
Marc will focus on these topics: Building Relationships, Making
your Songs more Competitive ,Staying Focused , Being in
it for the Long Haul, Marc will also do critiques for the group. One-on-one seesions with Marc will be available on
a first come, first served basis. There will be a concert from 6:00-8:00pm featuring Marc, Joannah McKee,
and Ken Byrd at McClure’s,14401 Newport Avenue, Tustin, .
To register, send a check payable to NSAI for $20.00 to Bev Nelsons,
#5 Aspen Tree Lane, Irvine, CA 92612.
Registration onthe day of the event will be $25.00. Please e-mail Bev Nelson at email@example.com if you
plan on attending so we can get a count.
The Saturday, July 28event will feature Harriet Schock, writer of "Ainâ€™t
No Way to Treat a Lady"
and author of "Becoming Remarkable"). The Saturday workshop will be at the home of Liz Axford in
Del Mar ($10 from 1:00-5:00pm. Harriet will be going over the new set of six songwriting exercises she
has created for the NSAI workshops on "Getting Pictures into Your Lyrics" and will do song critiques.
Please register in advance with Liz Axford (EAxford@aol.com or 858-481-5650) if you plan to att
The August 18 Seminar, featuring Songwriter and vocalist Tim Buppert,
will be held at Hallenbeck’s
General Store, 5510 N. Cahuenga Blvd. in North Hollywood. Tim wrote the hit “She’s Sure Taking it
Well”. He is also one of the premiere demo singers in Nashville.
Cost is $35 for members, $45 for non-members if paid in advance, $50
at the door. To register, make
your check payable to Craig Lackey and mail it to Craig Lackey, 1045 3rd St. #205, Santa Monica, CA
Following the seminar, there will be a concert featuring Tim and friends,
8:00-10:00pm at Hallenbeck's.
The concert is free to seminar participants, $10 for all others.
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