SongTown Edge Groups
The SongTown “edge” is about stripping away the hype and giving songwriters real-life opportunities through real-life training.
Stop trying to figure out how to get a publishing deal and start working monthly with a top publisher. You'll have the opportunity to get songs published and pitched if you nail your assignments. Think of these groups as a virtual farm system for the music business, training you for the big leagues!
Do the Edge Groups work? Check out our member success stories at the bottom of the page!
The Sync Writer’s Edge Group
A monthly, online staff writer meeting with Jess Furman, Senior VP of Sync Strategy at Big Noise Music Group. Jess will coach you on the unique aspects of writing for Film, TV, and Ads.
You will receive writing assignments from real music industry briefs with pitch opportunities for great songs in all genres. You'll also learn the ins and outs of the business side of sync.
Spots are limited and you must apply.
The Country Edge Group
Monthly, online "staff writer style" meetings with top publishers Michael August, Jamie Dryburgh, Daniel Lee, and Elizabeth Brahan.
Our Edge Publishers provide you with up-to-date pitch sheets and street intel on what artists are currently looking for. You’ll learn how to write a song that artists want to record– and target those who offer you the best shot at getting your songs cut. Each month you'll receive writing assignments and publisher feedback. If you nail your assignments, you’ll have the opportunity to get songs signed and pitched by one of the publishers.
We have writers and artists from all over the world in these groups. So, it’s a great place to meet talented co-writers and get your songs heard. Limited spots.
The Pop Edge Group
In partnership with Livia Piomelli, Director of A&R/Publishing at Big Noise Music Group. You’ll join a 1-hour staff writer-style meeting each month and be given assignments to help you create powerful powerful music for today’s pop market. Livia has worked on & facilitated placements for Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, G-Eazy, Trevor Daniel, and Saweetie, among others. If you are an artist, songwriter, or aspiring pop producer, this group is for you.
The Christian Edge Group
In partnership with top Christian publisher Mike Murray of Hillsong Music, Global. You’ll join a 1-hour staff writer-style meeting each month and be given writing assignments to help you become a powerful Christian writer for today’s Christian market. If you are a worship leader, songwriter, or aspiring CCM artist, this group is for you.
The SongTown Staff Writer Group
Staff Writer members are talented, up & coming songwriters, chosen from our Edge Groups to work with hit publisher Ronna Reeves.
The Staff Writer Group gives you the same real world opportunity that staff writers at major companies have: to have their great songs pitched to major artists!
In a world where so many writers are trying to learn how to get a publishing deal, SongTown students have signed with companies like Big Machine, Warner Chappell, Arthouse, Given Music, 3 Ring Circus, and more.
Limited to 21 spots.
SongTown Success Stories
Signs an exclusive staff writer deal with world-wide publisher Big Machine Music!
- Sara Davis
Song “Hallelujahville” recorded by Superstar Tim McGraw!
- Blake Griffith
Signs exclusive deal with Atlantic Records and Kara DioGuardi’s company Arthouse!
Wrote the #1 Billboard smash "My Boy" for country artist Elvie Shane!
- Lee Starr
Celebrates #1 song "I Will" (Darrin Morris Band) on the Texas Country Music Chart!
- Randy Morrison, Jan Edwards, and Matt Rodgers
5 million Tik Tok plays and over 1 million streams on her single “Just Drive!”
- Erin Kinsey
Songs featured on “The Voice” and “The Most Expensivist!”
- Rita Weyls
Signs exclusive writer/record deal with Given Music Entertainment. First single cracking the Billboard Charts!
- Conner Sweet
Sync placement in movie “You Got This” on Netflix!
- Bobby Evans, Mathew Pownall, & Elias James Edlund
Celebrates a #1 song with Australian country artist Benn Gunn!
- Kevin Rowe & Andrew Cavanagh
Song placement on network TV Show - Lethal Weapon!
- Ray Weaver
Signs exclusive staff-writer deal with VibeCity Publishing!
- Kelly McKay