Songwriter Associations for Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia & Hawaii
Connecticut Songwriters Association (CSA). Contact Bill Pere (President/Executive Director) at [email protected]. CSA is a large, well known organization with about 250 members, established in 1979. Serving independent and mainstream writers and artists, they host a monthly meeting featuring industry guest speakers and song critique sessions. They also host live showcases and concerts. CSA has many out-of-state members, and rotates meetings around different areas of the state. Website
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Florida Songwriters Association (HSA). Contact Steve Lane (Executive Director), 321-422-2366, or at his e-mail: [email protected]. Florida Songwriters Association is dedicated to motivating and educating both aspiring and professional songwriters throughout the State of Florida and beyond. Our team consists of talented songwriters from every genre of music and range from novice amateurs to established professionals in the industry. Together, we work with writers who are committed to protecting the rights and the future of the songwriting profession. Members have access to one-on-one mentoring sessions with industry professionals, free sync licensing pitches and publishing opportunities, free song evaluations, and exclusive access to educational materials focused on the songwriting industry. Website
NSAI Chapter Ormond Beach. Contact Vince Legut at 386-677-4221. e-mail: [email protected]. This Central Florida-based group is headed by Vince Legut, who formerly headed the Casements Songwriters Workshop. This chapter would like to start up a new networking workshop. Please contact then if interested. All music styles are welcomed. Demo/work tape studio help available.
Georgia Music Industry Association, Inc. (GMIA) (formerly Atlanta Songwriters Association). Contact Loretta Peters (President) at 404-266-2666. P.O. Box 550314, Atlanta, GA, 30355. GMIA is a large organization, with about 300 active members and a mailing list of 3,000. They welcome serious newcomers in addition to professionals, of all types of music. GMIA strives to support and educate Georgia’s songwriters, performers, publishers, producers and other industry pros. They publish a newsletter, hold educational seminars, and monthly song critiques. The group also hosts annual showcase competitions for performers in many different musical categories. Website
Hawaii Songwriters Association (HSA). Contact Stan Rubens (President), 808-988-6878, or at his e-mail: [email protected]. Also, HSA e-mail: [email protected]. Established 27 years ago, this group has about 40 active members, who write a wide variety of music styles. HSA holds meetings once a month, which features song critiques, exchanging feedback and ideas, and discussing the state of the song business. Website