September 1-30 “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between September 1 and September 30 for consideration for our Publisher Luncheon. These were submitted to the Song Evaluation Service and were recommended by the NSAI Evaluators who reviewed them.

NSAI staffers will review all songs recommended between August 1 and November 30 for consideration to be played at our Publisher Luncheon in 2016. We will choose up to 15 songs and they will be played for our publisher and industry guests..

Be sure to take a look at the hometowns of these great writers. Who knows… you may find your next co- writer! With NSAI members from all over the world, one of these folks might live just around the corner from you!

Writers below had songs “Recommended for Consideration” from September 1-September 30:

Vanessa Selwyn: Thurgoona Park, NSW, Australia

James Hoppe: Aliso Viejo, CA

Janine de Souza: Berkeley, CA

Greg Piken: Redondo Beach, CA

Winston Culler: Gulfport, FL

Cody Parks: Monroe, GA

Carol Katterjohn: Indianapolis, IN

Lisa Cox: Zionsville, IN

Stephen Amos: Andover, KS

Blake Griffith: Grand Cane, KS

Blaine Younger: Olathe, KS

Matt Jordan: Wildwood, MO

Betty Holt: Highlands, NC

Gina Boe: Hickman, NE

Cindy Mechem: New Rochelle, NY

Pat Viglietta: New Rochelle, NY

Katianne Timko: Youngstown, OH

Sharyn Cassidy: Brentwood, TN

Sebastian Garcia: Brentwood, TN

Randy Davis: Franklin, TN

Mitch Townley: Knoxville, TN

Jordan Lindley: Nashville, TN

Ashlyn Willson: Nashville, TN

Michael Nelson: League City, TX

Cari York: Bremerton, WA

*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than September 2015.            


These writers are being recognized by our evaluators as writers who are on the rise! These members have gotten the attention of our evaluators for their unique and promising writing skills. Keep an eye on these folks… they just keep getting better!

Kristy Howes: Fort St. John, BC, Canada

Doug Meister: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Ahkinoah Izarh: Torontro, Ontario, Canada

Jim Burque: San Carlos, CA

Seth Jackson: San Marino, CA

Kris Bradley: Sherman Oaks, CA

Ron Ryan: Boynton Beach, FL

James Edwards: Ormond Beach, FL

John Welch: Meansville, GA

Ryan Capelli: Savannah, GA

James Stelter: Glen Ellyn, IL

Jenny Hammond: Wood River, IL

Ken Chuilla: Highland, IN

Roger Bandeen: Cadillac, MI

Matt Jordan: Wildwood, MO

Patrick Shea: Brooklyn, NY

David Viglietta: New Rochelle, NY

Robert Briggs: New York, NY

Ray Quinn: Syracuse, NY

Marc Wildman: Akron, OH

Dana Robinson: Avondale, PA

Paul Willis: Harrison City, PA

Debra Wolf Goldstein: Philadelphia, PA

Nancy Deckant: Pittsburgh, PA

Kaison Holloway: Taylors, SC

Mitzi Claibourne: Goodlettsville, TN

Sarah Ashley: Maryville, TN

Luke Boor: Nashville, TN

Ian Daugherty: Nashville, TN

Kelly Hoppenjans: Nashville, TN

Howard Jennings: Nashville, TN

Tom Maxwell: Nashville, TN

William Parker: Nashville, TN

Jeremy Shields: Nashville, TN

Suzie Zeldin: Nashville, TN

Kara Coats: Spring Hill, TN

Michael Davis: Charlottesville, VA

Jamie Trent: Evington, VA

Cari York: Bremerton, WA

Roger Ellison: Spanaway, WA

Gerry Grothues: Delafield, WI

*Writers above were recognized during the month of September 2015

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