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West Coast Songwriters

Here you will find a community of artists dedicated to building their musical career. At WCS, members establish important relationships, both professionally and personally, that enhance and accelerate their development. Music ceases to be a solitary pursuit and becomes a shared endeavor through the focus, feedback, collaboration, contacts/networking and support that WCS provides.

WCSer & iSing Silicon Valley Girlchoir, soloist Elizabeth Foster "Light of a Clear Blue Morning" by Dolly Parton, arranged by Craig Hella Johnson

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How to Handle a Songwriting Critique from a Group of Your Peers by Cliff Goldmacher 

If you live in one of the major music cities – Nashville, New York or Los Angeles – you’ll be surrounded by a large group of your songwriting peers. This can be a huge help as it’s always easier not to go it alone as you develop your songwriting skills. One of the many benefits of a songwriting peer group is that you can help each other grow by getting together weekly or monthly to critique each other’s songs. That being said, remember that the songwriting process is particularly fragile early on. So…

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