THE SONGWRITING EXPERIENCE
Learn the key elements of songwriting
Network with songwriting peers and opportunities for co-writes
Learn about recording a demo and then create one!
How to promote your songwriting to the people that need to hear it
Opportunities for performance and performing tips
Meet experts from the music industry
Do you love writing songs? Would you like to be mentored by professionals in the music industry? Here is your chance...
Calgary Folk Club is launching its 50th Year Anniversary Legacy Project Songwriting mentorship program in collaboration with Write On! The Songwriting Experience.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED - please follow us on instagram or send us a message through our contact form to be notified of future opportunities
This is an educational experience and NOT a songwriting competition, focused on inspiring songwriters to explore their passion and reach their full potential.
Meet your course facilitator - Nancy Laberge
Nancy Laberge is passionate about teaching songwriting, community building and believes in the power of song and future of all writers. Nancy is the founder of the Calgary Songsmiths, a local songwriting chapter, who meet monthly, offering a songwriting networking and open mic group event. Nancy is also the founder of Write On! The Songwriting Experience; an educational songwriting program that helps writers develop their craft and express their creative passion. Nancy has facilitated songwriting courses over the years, for example working with songwriting youth and one-on-one coaching with local songwriters. Nancy has produced three albums that have been played across radio stations, leads the Backyard Betties band who has played multiple festivals and events, has a film and tv publishing contract with Department 9 and a song featured in a pivotal documentary about women’s rights in Afghanistan - ”The Secret Marathon”.