Our Mission Statement: The Minnesota Association of Songwriters is a volunteer, member-supported organization. Its mission is to inspire, educate and strengthen the songwriting and performance skills of its members through seminars, workshops, review meetings, showcases and networking opportunities, while encouraging collaboration and exploration of the creative process.


Monthly Songwriting Craft Workshop. Presenter: Chad Shank. Bring your song ideas, lyrics in progress, notebook and pen. Click here for more info.

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Visit our MAS Artist Profiles for bios, contact info, audio samples, videos, pics, music/social links and gig schedules. 

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Join MAS to get a start or a boost with your songwriting and presentation skills, and to help mentor others in the pleasure and business of making music.

What We Do...

MAS offers many ways to explore the joys of songwriting and the creative process:

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MAS Songwriters Live Showcase

Friday, September 20
7:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Local Roots Cafe
817 - 66th St E, Richfield, MN 55423
Outdoors on the Patio weather permitting. Otherwise - Indoors.

Come out and listen to MAS members perform their original songs in a live showcase. Bring family and friends to Local Roots and enjoy menu items made with locally grown and environmentally conscious ingredients. Beer and wine also available.

For information on performing in this and other upcoming showcases, please contact MAS Showcase Director Al Ynigues at alynigues@gmail.com
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Sep 10, 2019 @ 2:18pm
My name is Tony Wentersdorf. I'm a songwriter and MAS member who will be teaching a 6 week songwriting class (Songwriting Workshop) starting Sept 30 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Southwest Community School (3414 47th St / MPLS) FFI contact me at 612-872-0233 or fwentersdorf @hotmail.com.
Aug 22, 2019 @ 4:13am
I'll be at the AMPERS booth in the Education Building on Thursday, August 29 interviewing MSD member, Greg Connor, from Noon - 2 p.m. and Bruce Caswell from 6 - 7 p.m. Stop by for a good time!

Carl Unbehaun
Host, Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show
Jul 13, 2019 @ 6:32am
MAS member, Tom Peschges with his group, Double Down Daredevils, on Hastings Community TV:


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