Member Benefits

Becoming a member of WCS opens the door to a community of dedicated and supportive industry professionals, musicians and booking agents. With over 20 events up and down the west coast, and growing, there are many opportunities for you to participate, learn and network.

This list grows, so come back and see what else your membership can do for you!

  • Exclusive to WCS members a 3 month extended free trial with Bandzoogle, professional band website builder plus a 15% discounted membership to follow.
  • Exclusive to WCS members - 10% off any MidPen Media workshops - including Studio Music Mix and HD Studio Production.
  • Exclusive to WCS members - 20% off membership to Indie on the Move.
  • Discounted rates for members at Music City San Francisco
  • Winners of Best Song and Best Song Runner Up receive awards and prizes. Prizes are dependent on location.
  • Members videos featured on WCS YouTube Channel (reviewed by industry leaders for new songs)
  • Upcoming Member Shows posted to the WCS Website.
  • Professional resources and referrals available for members
  • Free Song Screenings by Industry Leaders throughout the year.  Non-Members pay $25 (if space available)
  • Reduced/free rates for Seminars & Workshops on topics such as the art and craft of songwriting to marketing to performance to music business
  • Reduced rates on "WCS presents" Songwriting Classes by pro writers 
  • Reduced rates for the Annual "Up Close and Personal" Music Conference in San Francisco
  • Enjoy performance opportunities and share your creativity in an informal, supportive environment,
  • Receive written evaluations from qualified judges at Song Competitions 
  • Songs reviewed by prominent publishers, producers and recording industry representatives in search of outstanding material and musicians at Song screenings
  • Receive feedback on your finished or unfinished work at Works in Progress Sessions
  • Network with fellow songwriters and industry pros at all events 
  • Get your songs heard.  Whether it's the industry or your peers, West Coast Songwriters offers the perfect safe networking opportunities with many opportunities for feedback on your songs/artistry
  • Volunteer opportunities to become a leader and supporter of our community 

Welcoming Musical Self-Expression from All Hearts, Minds, and Voices