South Bay WIP


Songwriters are invited to our Zoom event for West Coast Songwriters South Bay “Works In Progress” ZOOM meeting will start at 6:30pm to check in, mingle (virtually of course) and be ready to start at 7:00PM, so please be onZoomline and ready. Play your song live (on Zoom) in a casual supportive environment. Please join us and receive honest thoughtful feedback from our talented local songwriting community. Each session will accommodate up to 8 participants. To attend you must register for the ZOOM meeting. To register please email Mike Simpson ( Include your name, email, WCS membership status, and a copy of your song lyrics. JOIN OR RENEW: Thank you! Mike

Interview with Renowned Multi-Platinum Songwriter, Andrea Stolpe


Join us for an in depth interview with multi-platinum songwriter Andrea Stolpe! All attendees have the opportunity to submit their questions in advance. Members only, join or renew HERE: 20 Spots Available $15 Purchase Your Spot HERE: Andrea Stolpe is a renowned, multi-platinum creative consultant whose methodology for songwriters and music artists has been taught worldwide. A writer with 20+ years experience in the music industry, Andrea has penned songs for such artists as Faith Hill, Julianne Hough, and Jimmy Wayne and has worked at companies including Universal Music Publishing, EMI, and Almo-Irving. Andrea is the author of Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling, a staple text for songwriting programs at Belmont University in Nashville, Berklee College of Music, and University of Southern California Thornton School of Music. Her online courses and video series have garnered Music Educator’s Grammy Nominations, and the prestigious Gold Telly Award for non-broadcast education videos. Andrea continues to speak out for songwriters and the craft at music conferences nationally and abroad.

Andrea is the Co-Founder of “Writer to Writer” retreats, a series of exclusive experiences for songwriters who are looking for a progressive approach to furthering their craft and career interests. For more resources, or if you'd like to work more closely with Andrea and apply to attend a songwriting retreat, click here.

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Young Adult Songwriters Workshop


Work with Singer/Songwriter/ Producer Rachel Efron! ✴ Feedback on your songs ✴ New songwriting tricks ✴ Listen to YOUR favorite songwriters ✴ Awesome community of fellow songwriters ✴ Pop, Rock, Folk, Jazz, Latin, and R&B ✴ Final celebration and concert at the end REGISTER NOW: WWW.WESTCOASTSONGWRITERS.ORG/YOUNG-ADULT-PROGRAM $275 includes West Coast Songwriters Membership, ages 15-22 (some exceptions) $50 discount for current members, please email Purchase your spot HERE

San Rafael WIP


WCS San Rafael Zoom Songs in Progress First Tuesdays of the Month

This is a non-judges event, and we will limit it to one song each (unless we have fewer than 10). This will be a Songwriter “Nashville” Style Round and we’ll talk about the song before and after.

Please email Margaux and let her know if you would like to attend! Space is limited to 10 songwriters.

We also welcome people who just want to listen and enjoy connecting with other songwriters.

The ZOOM meeting will start at 6:45pm to check in, mingle (virtually of course) and be ready to start at 7:00PM, so please be on ZOOM and ready. Margaux Joy DeNador

San Jose WIP


This is an opportunity for songwriters to get feedback on a song in progress in a non-competitive environment. Songwriters will identify some aspect of their songs:- verses, chorus, bridge, title, chord progressions - that they would like feedback on. Each participant will fill out a Google Doc in advance and the others would offer suggestions. Number of Participants: 10 When: First Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm-7 and 7:30pm-8 Who Can Participate: First ten WCS members in good standing who sign-up Length of Event: 2 sessions, 30 mins each, 5 members per session Platform: Zoom Members only, join HERE: Email John Ribovich to sign up: