The Nashville Songwriters Association and Community Arts Cafe, 411 West Fourth St., will host a songwriting workshop on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cafe. A concert and open mic session will follow the workshop, which will be led by Rick Beresford and Deanna Walker.
Beresford teaches commercial songwriting at Belmont University and is full-time staffer at the Nashville Songwriters Association International’s song camps and workshops. His songs have been recorded by such artists as George Jones, Don Williams, Mickey Gilley, the Everly Brothers, John Conlee, BJ Thomas, Brenda Lee and Elizabeth Eckert.
Walker is the founder and director of the Blair Songwriting Program at Vanderbilt University, where she teaches college-level advanced songwriting critique workshops as well as intro to songwriting and music theory classes.
The $99 registration fee includes the workshop and concert. Register today for the workshop.