COUNTRY NOTES

The NSAI bulletin for the Los Angeles area Workshop

September-October 2003


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September '03 Workshop Schedule


Workshop Location
Unless otherwise noted, workshops are held from 7-9:30 p.m. at Plummer Park Community Center, "Art Room #1", 7377 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood. Admission is free for NSAI members, $10 for non-members. For more information, call Craig Lackey at (310)319-9454 or email Seth Jackson at webmaster.hitmeister@mindspring.com.
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Events


--  NSAI's Top-Level Song Camp!  --
SIGN UP NOW FOR SONG CAMP 301 OCT. 19-21, 2003 in Nashville
INSTRUCTORS:

Rick Beresford ("If Drinkin' Don't Kill Me" - George Jones), BelmontUniversity and Kerrville Folk Festival faculty  •  James Dean Hicks ("The Hole" - Randy Travis), ("Jesus and Mama" - Confederate Railroad)  •  AngelaKaset ("Something In Red" - Lorrie Morgan), ("What If It‘s Me" - Jennifer Day)  •  Hugh Prestwood ("The Song Remembers When" - Trisha Yearwood), ("On The Verge" - Collin Raye)  •  Rivers Rutherford ("Ain't Nothin' 'Bout You" -
Brooks & Dunn), ("Smoke Rings In The Dark" - Gary Allan)  •  Ralph Murphy ("Half The Way" - Crystal Gayle), ("Seeds" - Kathy Mattea), VP of ASCAPNashville.
Cost for NSAI members: $575 (plus lodging) •
Cost for non-members: $625 (plus lodging)

For details, contact Member Services Director Alicia Jones * (615) 256-3354 -or- (800) 321-6008

* songcamps@nashvillesongwriters.com
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NSAI/CMT SONG CONTEST DEADLINES NEAR!!!

Early entries save $5 and get raffle chances: enter by Sept. 30. Later entries all due by Nov. 29. LAST YEAR'S GRAND WINNER got 3-day trip to Nashville, appearance on CMT, and has now SIGNED a publishing contract with DREAMWORKS!  The L.A. area hadfour runner-ups in the contest, will you be this year's winner?
ENTER NOW, at http://www.nashvillesongwriters.com
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NASHVILLE SINGER TIM BUPPERT AVAILABLE Oct. 3-6 in L.A.!

Tim Buppert will be in town October 3-6, he's a PRO Nash vocalist and we are coordinating vocal demos while he's here.  The cost is $100 per song and some minimal studio costs which will be determined.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, please EMAIL REX immediately at Rex@ThePoindexter.com.  I will be setting up a studio and a specific date based on YOUR responses...
 
"Here's a link to some of my vocal work. These are jingles but give and an idea of my voice for those who haven't heard it already. Thanks a bunch, Tim
Buppert       http://www.jerryvandiver.com/Timsmp3/
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Jai Josef's "Writing Music For Hit Songs" starts Sept. 18, SGA/Hollywood. $250 members, $320 others. http://www.jaijomusic.com or 323-462-1108.
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Award-winning, gold and platinum songwriter/recording artist/author, Harriet Schock will be teaching her confidential step-by-step method in a 10-week
workshop for the Songwriters Guild, starting Tuesday, September 16th. If students do not already own Harriet Schock¹s book/CD package "Becoming
Remarkable/Rosebud" they will be required to purchase it at the first class.)
$320 for the 10 weeks for non-members of SGA
$250 for members of SGA
Call (323) 462-1108 (SGA) or (323) 934-5691 (Harriet)


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WORKSHOP COORDINATORS - Craig Lackey, Seth Jackson, Rex Poindexter

TO GET INVOLVED:
send email to craiglack@aol.com


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