Thursday, February 24, 2011
Start your application for the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project TODAY!
This one week intensive program is held at Northwestern University every year. It is focused on American popular music from country to musicals to pop and any other popular genre. This program is a GREAT opportunity to learn more about songwriting and about yourself as a songwriter. The website says it best:
The American Music Theatre Project in assocation with the Johnny Mercer Foundation produces a weeklong songwriting intensive for emerging songwriters and writing teams each summer on the campus of Northwestern University. Now in its sixth year, the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project hosts the nation's most promising songwriters across all genres including musical theatre, pop, country, Latin, rock, and contemporary pop.
Master teachers for the program have included Amanda McBroom (THE ROSE), Lin-Manuel Mirana (IN THE HEIGHTS), and David Zippel (CITY OF ANGELS).
The 2011 program will take place from June 19 - 25, 2011 and will be led by master teachers Craig Carnelia (SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS), Andrew Lippa (THE ADDAMS FAMILY, THE WILD PARTY) and three-time Grammy winner Lari White (GREEN-EYED SOUL).
Application deadline is April 10th. Begin yours now and snag a spot for a WONDERFUL experience!