Online Courses & Live Events

SongTown Events are led by top pros and are attended by thousands of writers from all over the world. Our online MasterClasses, CrashCourses, and  live “SongTown in YourTown Workshops” are designed to inspire your writing and give you the right tools to attain your songwriting goals.

MasterClass 2018

The Live 6-Week Class Taught by SongTown Co-Founders/Pro Writers

SongTown Presents…

MasterClass 2018

Limited number of spots!

SongTown’s much heralded MasterClass Series is back for 2018. Featuring 6-week classes starting in January, designed to get your melodies & lyrics ready for record cuts and radio. This is the most comprehensive course we teach. Classes are limited to 12 students each with in-class feedback on your assignments from Marty and Clay.

SongTown TV

The original “On Songwriting” Webcast

On Songwriting Webinar with Legendary Singer/Songwriter/TV Personality Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson is an American country music singer, songwriter and television personality. He has been a member in long standing of the weekly Grand Ole Opry radio program and stage performance in Nashville, Tennessee. He has released more than 40 studio albums and has reached No. 1 on the country charts seven times: “Mama Sang a Song” (1962), “Still” (1963), “I Get the Fever” (1966), “For Loving You” (with Jan Howard, 1967), “My Life (Throw It Away If I Want To)” (1969), “World of Make Believe” (1974), and “Sometimes” (with Mary Lou Turner, 1976). Twenty-nine more of his singles have reached the top ten…

 

When: Thursday, Jan 25th 7pm CDT

FREE with SongTown Membership

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Creative Course Packs

Created by Hit Writers – Work at Your Own Pace

Intro To GarageBand and Building Tracks

Pro Songwriter/Track Guy Daniel Ross takes you step-by-step through building a demo track from scratch in Garage Band. You’ll learn tips and tricks used by one of the hottest up-and-coming track guys to use in your own home demos. Daniel and host Marty Dodson take a basic guitar/vocal version of a song and build a track into a finished production.

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate
22 Videos
Total Running Time – 7hrs: 41 mins!

(Price: $199 – FREE with SongTown Membership!

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Amateur Vs. Pro Songwriting

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall when hit songwriters are creating magic? This one-of-a-kind instructional Video, featuring Tim Johnson and Clay Mills, pulls back the curtain to spotlight the differences in pro songwriting sessions vs. amateur. You will watch real-time as Pro songwriters write the same song title as 2 sets of Amateur writers in adjacent studios. We captured all on film and it’s eye-opening!

All Levels
1 Video
Total Time  1hrs: 46mins

(Price: 29.99) 

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Breaking Down The Hits: Tom Shapiro

Hall of Fame Songwriter Tom Shapiro breaks down 21 of his biggest hits. A rare step-by-step breakdown of his writing, re-writing, and demoing process of each song.

Includes 21 companion assignments from SongTown co-founder Marty Dodson!

All Levels
21 Videos
Total Time  5hrs: 33mins!

 (Price $179) 

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Living A Creative Life

Professional songwriter Bonnie Baker (hits include artists Hunter Hayes, Rascal Flatts, SHeDAISY, and Reba McEntire) teaches you how to live a positive and creative life.

All Levels
15 Videos
Total Time  4hrs:11mins

 (Price $129.99) 

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Writing Retreats

Spring Creative Retreat – 2018  (Coming April 7-8!)

Spend two inspiring days in Nashville, TN, honing your songwriting craft and co-writing with top hit-makers Marty Dodson, Clay Mills, and special guest hit writers/producers!

Network with Publishers, Producers, and Writers.

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