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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.

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Four Unexpected Benefits of a Professional Song Critique 

Compliments of Cliff Goldmacher 

As a part of my work with new songwriters, I spend a decent amount of time consulting with them about their songs. One thing that I’ve noticed is that there’s a tendency for new songwriters to look at critiques as a direct means of making their critiqued song “better.” However, it’s my belief that even – or especially – if you don’t agree with any or all of the suggestions, there are still very valuable lessons to take away from any professional song critique. 


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