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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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.

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

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From member, John Bennett:

I'll be playing with 2 Believe at the Minnesota State Fair 6-9 p.m., August 22 at the Farmers Union.
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From member, John Bennett:

Ill be playing with 2 Believe at the Minnesota State Fair 6-9 p.m., August 22 at the Farmers Union.

Big variety of music this episode of MHB. Tune in at:

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Catch TWO TONE (Wayne Hamilton & Doug Millaway) this week!

6-9 PM
House of Pizza
1733 Pine Cone Rd. S.
Sartell, MN 56377
320 258 9300
2-4 PM
Avon Amphitheatre
Lake Woebegone Trail Park
Avon, MN 56310
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Did you know that MAS could also stand for "Mutual Admiration Society"? ... See MoreSee Less

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Minnesotans Are Sensational...

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Thanks so much! Mary

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Jul 13, 2019 @ 6:32am
MAS member, Tom Peschges with his group, Double Down Daredevils, on Hastings Community TV:

Jul 4, 2019 @ 4:57am
Interview with MAS member, Don Strong, about his song, "Hello God, It's Me."

Jun 24, 2019 @ 6:16pm
MAS Song Review Meeting

Wednesday, June 26
Schmitt Music Center
Southdale Square
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.
Jun 16, 2019 @ 6:56am
Final Line-Up for the next MAS Showcase

June 28
Local Roots Restaurant
817 - 66th Street West
Richfield, MN
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

1. Paul Vance
2. Jonathon Shields
3. Douglas Porter
4. Debra Hadraba
5. Jeff Goodson
6. Tom Peschges
7. Rebecca Aadland
May 13, 2019 @ 3:22am
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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