2021 CONFERENCE SAVE THE DATE!

KICKOFF FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH
EVENTS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

The 2021 Conference is WCS's 41st Anniversary and the longest running continuous music conference of its kind in the world. This event and all others (15+ per month) are run by volunteers and have been for 40 years and on a shoestring budget.  Attendees will meet fellow musicians as well as the many and industry leaders volunteering their time to mentor in the full day of seminars, workshops, and mentoring sessions in an intimate setting.

Conference participants are provided the rare opportunity to: 

  • participate in one-on-one consultations with industry leaders at the top of their game, 
  • develop networking opportunities and meet collaborators, 
  • attend songwriting seminars and legal workshops 
  • learn about the latest industry standards 
  • participate in voice coaching, sound quality & stage presence instruction,  
  • review their lyrics with professional songwriters,  
  • present their songs to industry professionals for feedback  
  • perform at showcases.

NEW!!! WCS 2021 CONFERENCE - YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP!

West Coast Songwriters is announcing a Youth Scholarship for it’s upcoming Annual Conference Saturday September 11, 2021. The Youth Scholarship will be for 22yrs and under.  Applicants must submit the form LINK below along with a an essay (250 words or less) on what they would hope to get out of attending the Conference and links to their music - website, youtube, soundcloud, etc. The application PDF should be sent to info@westcoastsongwriters.org.
If you are unable to submit the application electronically you may mail a hard copy plus CD to West Coast Songwriters 303 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 600, Redwood City, CA 94065.  Winners under 18yrs must have signed permission and release form signed by parent or guardian to participate.

GO TO YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


 

Conference Photos 2019 - Black & Whites Compliments of Andrew Hensley