Welcome to Menlo Park!
Here you will find up to date information about what's going on in the WCS Menlo Park Location. It's easy to find who to contact, where to go and when it's all happening! If you need to reach us, please email the Menlo Park Managers.
Songwriter Competition Information:
- LAST Tuesday of the month (Please Check Calendar/No December Competition)
- Location: Cafe Zoë 1929 Menalto Ave., Menlo Park
- SIGN-UP: 6:30 pm. Start time: 7 pm.
- Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged.
- Please make sure that you membership is current.
- Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)
- Sound and co-managers Pete Sommer & KJ Smith
- SONGWRITING COMPETITION RULES
- Best Song of the Month receives 2 hours of song consultation with David Scheibner, former composer for Entertainment Tonight and current catalog is represented by Atrium Music in L.A. David's musical experience is a result of almost 20 years in LA, writing for such companies as Walt Disney and Paramount. His move to Nashville continued his work in music production. Now residing in the Bay Area, David music library can be heard in various network TV productions. David can offer the winning contestant a variety of options, including ideas for taking the song to the next level, arrangement or demo possibilities. Winner of Best Song will also be featured on the West Coast Songwriters YouTube site for one week. Winners, please talk to your location managers for details.
- Redwood City Competition Playoffs: July 2020
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Best Song: Casey Bogdan "Rainy Summer"
Best Song Runner Up: Max Newton "He Thinks He's Jesus"
BEST SONG OF THE YEAR 2019
Best Song: Lorenzo Wood "Jacket"
JUNE 2019 Winners:
Best Song: Wendell Wolff "We Need"
Best Performance: Casey Bogdan "Rainy Summer"
MAY 2019 Winners:
Best Song: Nate Walker - "Little One"
Best Performance: Wendell Wolf - "Two Cent Check"
APRIL 2019 Winners:
Best Song: Michael McNevin - "Young Santos"
Best Performance: Tom Scheel - "Good As Gone"
MARCH 2019 Winners:
Best Song: Suzie Daines - "Come To The Table"
Best Performance: Nate Walker - "Last Day Out"
FEBRUARY 2019 Winners:
Best Song: Casey Bogdan "Small Town"
Best Performance: Nate Walker "Miss You For Miles"
JANUARY 2019 Winners:
Best Song: Lorenzo Wood - "Jacket"
Best Performance: Scott Bell - "Go Rest"
Thanks to our judges: Maggie Wing & Samantha Margre
SEPTEMBER 2018 Winners:
Best Song: Marilyn Cooney - "Honolulu Dreams"
Best Performance: Scott Bell - "Howling at the Moon"
Thanks to our judges: Tiffany Joy & Maqui Reyes Copete
OCTOBER 2018 Winners:
Best Song: Nate Walker - "Chased the Dream"
Best Performance: Jenny Ball - "Time's Up"
Thanks to our judges: Maggie Wing & Mike Simpson.
NOVEMBER 2018 Winners
Best Song - Max Newton - "Playin With Lightnin"
Best Performance - C R Burgan - "That Lonesome Whistle"
Thanks to our judges: Mike Simpson & Iari Melchor.. Chapter Managers Pete Sommer & KJ Smith....