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SONGWRITERS HOLIDAY BASH - Performance and Networking event - Thursday, December 1

Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 12:20pm

SONGWRITERS HOLIDAY BASH
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 7 -11 PM
The Mermaid Inn
7673 Germantown Avenue (Corner of Germantown Ave and Mermaid Lane)
Philadelphia, PA 19118

An open mic style performance and networking event at an iconic Philly area venue!
Bring your original Holiday Songs, and if you don't have one, no worries, you can still perform.
Guests are welcome to enjoy the evening.
PLEASE BRING A SNACK or potluck dish to share.
Beverages will be purchased at the venue.
We'll have a table set up in a room off the performance area.
Sign up for performance is upon arrival.
RSVPS appreciated, nsaiphilly@gmail.com

SONGWRITERS HOLIDAY BASH on Thursday, December 1 - Performance and Networking Event

Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 12:15pm

SONGWRITERS HOLIDAY BASH
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 7 -11 PM
The Mermaid Inn
7673 Germantown Avenue (Corner of Germantown Ave and Mermaid Lane)
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Hope you can join us at this iconic Philly area venue for a fun evening of performance, networking, and celebrating the holiday season! Bring your original Holiday Songs, and if you don't have one, no worries, you can still perform at this open mic event.
You can bring guests along to enjoy the evening. PLEASE BRING A SNACK or potluck dish to share. Beverages will be purchased at the venue. We'll have a food table set up in a room off the performance area. Sign up for performance is upon arrival. RSVPS appreciated.

Hope to see you on Thursday!
Liz & Debra

PS WE WILL NOT BE MEETING ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

"Bring the Sledge Hammer to Writers Block" Thursday, November 17, 2022 7PM

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 9:42am

Please join us IN PERSON:
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 7-10PM
BRING THE SLEDGE HAMMER TO WRITERS BLOCK
Exercises to Work Through the Inertia
... plus *Song Evaluations and Feedback Session

Messiah Methodist Church (entrance off parking lot around the back of building)
527 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA

Descrption:
BRING THE SLEDGE HAMMER TO WRITERS BLOCK with exercises to work through the inertia.

Award winning Songwriter and NSAI Philadelphia Chapter co coordinator, Liz Miller , is by day a professional nurse .
She knows all too well the cost of the obstacles life throws at us, to the point of shutting down creativity while thwarting our best laid plans and passions.

Philadelphia Chapter Meeting coming up on Thursday, September 15

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 2:58pm

Just a reminder that we are meeting again IN-PERSON on Thursday, September 15. Please let us know if you can plan to join us!
All NSAI members welcome to attend, regardless of chapter affiliation!

Philadelphia Chapter NSAI Meeting
Thursday, September 15, 7pm
Messiah Methodist Church
527 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

TOPIC: SYNC LICENSING -- Getting music placed in film, TV, and other media projects

Having songs licensed for use in film, TV, commercials, trailers, video games, and other media projects, known as “sync” (short for “synchronization) or “music licensing" is a growing source of revenue songwriters.

Co-Coordinator Liz Miller, who has had success in having song placements, will lead the discussion on what it entails to get your songs to the decision makers who make the placements. You should come away with basic knowledge and also ideas and inspiration, for what it takes to pursue sync placement.

Following our discussion, we'll have a song feedback/evaluation session.
Play live, or have MP3. BRING LYRICS sheets to share.

NO AUGUST MEETING -- Next Philadelphia Chapter Meeting on Thursday, September 15

Friday, August 12, 2022 - 12:33pm

Hello, Songwriting Friends!
Please mark you calendars for our next NSAI Chapter Meeting on Thursday, September 15, 7PM
Our August meeting has been cancelled, but we do look forward to seeing you in September when we'll beoff to a new start with "back to school" time in the air!

Thanks to everyone who came out in July to our first IN-PERSON NSAI chapter meeting since 2020!!! It was GREAT seeing old friends and meeting new members. We had great discussions, song feedback, and came up with ideas for future meeting and workshop topics and performance activities!

Philadelphia Chapter NSAI Meeting
Thursday, September 15, 7pm
Messiah Methodist Church
527 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Meetings are open to ALL NSAI members (regardless of chapter affiliation) or all potential NSAI members!

Will be back soon with more details!

Reminder: Philadelphia Chapter meets this week in-person on Thursday, July 21, 7-10PM

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 6:49pm

Just a reminder that we are meeting in person on Thursday, July 21, starting at 7 PM. This is our first live meeting since Februrary 2020, so we hope to regroup, talk about opportunities our chapter can create for performances and educational workshops with industry pros!

We'll be meeting at:
Messiah United Methodist Church
527 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

We'll also be doing a song feedback circle. Bring your guitar, CD or MP3 demo, and extra copies of lyric sheets.

Please RSVP (if you haven't already) to let us know you plan to join us.

You can also text me (co-coordinator Debra Lee) directly at: 215-896-7132, for a last minute RSVP.

Thanks so much, and hope to see you on Thursday!

An Important Update for NSAI Philadelphia Chapter Members

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:21pm

NSAI PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER is now meeting LIVE beginning July 21, 202 2 (third Thursday monthly)

JULY 15, 2021 PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER ZOOM MEETING 7-10PM

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:18pm

Please join us as we talk about what inspires your songwriting and spend the evening doing song evaluations and feedback on each others' songs! Submit Song Lyrics and MP3 BEFORE THE MEETING through the form on the NSAI website.

To attend, and for more information, please send an e-mail Co-Coordinator Liz Miller, at:
LizMiller22@ comcast.net

Our meetings are a good place for starting friendships, creating a community and collaborative relationships with other NSAI songwriters in the greater Philadelphia area. We look forward to meeting and welcoming new songwriters each month!

FYI -- we will NOT be meeting in August, resuming monthly meetings again in September (third Thursday, Sep 16)

Please mark your calendars, and send an email to LizMiller22@comcast.net to attend the July 15 meeting!

Philadelphia Zoom Chapter Meeting - Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7 PM

Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 9:53am

We'll be exploring the topic of TOPLINE WRITING at our May meeting.

Along with learning about what topline writing is all about, you'll get helpful tips and exercises to develop your writing skills.

We'll have song evaluations-critiques, you must submit lyrics and MP3 and consent form.

More information and Zoom link to follow.

If you plan to join us, PLEASE RSVP by sending an email to: lizmiller22@comcast.net

Thanks!

CO-WRITING WORKSHOP ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:19am

Greetings, Songwriters!
We'll be meeting on Thursday, February 20, for a co-writing workshop. There's no better way to build your songwriting and people skills than working with other songwriters to create a song. Lasting collaborative relationships and completed songs have resulted from past co-writing workshops, but whatever the result, you'll learn and benefit from the experience!

CO-WRITING WORKSHOP
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 7 - 10 PM
Messiah United Methodist Church
527 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill PA 19444 (Parking in back)