Our Mission Statement: The Minnesota Association of Songwriters (MAS) 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. Read more...
New: MAS Members Music Gallery
Listen to audio singles and albums created by our performing songwriters: mnsongwriters.org/music-gallery
MAS 2020 Writing Challenges
Sign up for a seasonal writing or co-writing challenge. And listen to the results: mnsongwriters.org/writing
MAS Changes Due to COVID-19
Some events and meetings have gone online. Some have been cancelled. Please read: MAS Changes Due to COVID-19
See Our Artist Profiles
Visit our MAS Artist Profiles for bios, contact info, audio samples, videos, pics, music/social links and gig schedules.
Join MAS Now
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.
- 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
- Periodic solo writing and co-writing challenges
MAS Live Songwriter Showcases
MAS Songwriters Showcases feature multiple 30-minute sets of original music from MAS members. We perform at various places around the greater Twin Cities area.
All information and song samples that appear on this site are protected by US Copyright law, are used here with permission of the copyright holder(s), and may not legally be used for any other purpose without their expressed written consent.
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