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.
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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:
- SongCasters TV showcase series: Perform your original songs in a television production studio and be seen on the MAS SongCasters show via community TV and on YouTube.
- Live artist showcases – Be part of our MAS Songwriters Showcase and perform your original music with other MAS members at various greater Twin Cities coffee houses, special event stages and outdoor festival locations.
- Virtual song evaluations – sign up via email to the MAS online song evaluations group and get reviews and suggestions from other online group members.
- Monthly Song Circle Jam sessions
- Networking and collaboration opportunities
- Gatherings to exchange information and resources
- Your own artist profile page on this website. Add your bio, schedule of performances, links to your social media, files of your songs, photos - you name it. It's your page to create with any and all information on your songwriting endeavors.
- Membership E-Mail Distribution List and MAS Newsletter and Announcements List
MAS Facebook Feed
MAS Twitter Feed
MAS Song Review Meeting
Wednesday, June 26
Schmitt Music Center
2906 West 66th Street
Edina, MN 55423
This is our general information and song reviews meeting. Please bring 15 lyric sheets of the song you will be performing for review.
From MAS member, Chad Shank: links that will add to what we discussed in the Melody Workshop.
Great Ted Talk: https://t.co/a1F73DWzd9
Great Melody Workbook: https://t.co/Jb2sIyaflq
Search "Jimmy Kachulis Berklee" on YouTube, to find some useful videos on Melody and Harmony.
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