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Songwriters to gather during Media Music Week March 23-27 at BYU

Faith-Centered Music Association Workshop on Saturday

Media Music Week at Brigham Young University March 23-27 will be held in various locations on campus and will include the following events:

  • Friday, March 23 — The Songwriters’ Showcase will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

This event will showcase student-produced work from genres including piano ballads, acoustic work, rock and country.

  • Saturday, March 24 — BYU will host the Faith-Centered Music Association Songwriters’ Workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Maeser Auditorium on the southwest end of campus. It is sponsored by the organization that presents the annual Pearl Awards. Registration for this event begins at 8:30. Admission requires a $15 FCMA membership that can be purchased at registration.

Open mic performances will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., and the "Refiners’ Fire" (a chance for brave songwriters to have their demo recordings publicly critiqued by professionals) will be held from roughly 3 to 5 p.m. Registration for these two events is available by e-mail at mediamusic@byu.edu.The keynote speaker will be Clive Romney, founding director of Enoch Train and a successful independent producer. Other highlights will include a presentation by Jerry Jackman, the largest publisher of choral music in the LDS community; an appearance by the Young Ambassadors and LDS singer-songwriter Sam Payne; and a presentation by BYU alumnus Robert Reynolds, the attorney responsible for signing The Killers. Reynolds will also be giving a master class at 4 p.m. in E-400 Harris Fine Arts Center on Friday, March 23.

  • Tuesday, March 27 — The Invitational Songwriters’ Showcase will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

This event will showcase junior- and senior-level songwriters as well as an outside invitational artist from the music business.For more information, contact Ron Simpson at (801) 422-6395 or by e-mail at ron_simpson@byu.edu.

Writer: Brooke Eddington

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