Intimate instruction from the most accomplished teachers in the business
Chances to play songs for some of Nashville’s top pros
So much more!
Acceptance into this exclusive event is by application only. If you think you’ve got what it takes, simply download and fill out the official Advanced Song Camp Application. Acceptance to Advanced Song Camp is on a rolling-admission basis, so applying early helps your chances.
More details regarding requirements and song submissions are available on the application form. Submit the completed form along with the rest of your application for a chance to take part in the most intensive 3-day songwriting experience offered through NSAI.
2013 APPLICATION DATES & DEADLINES
Advanced Song Camp works on a rolling admission basis. This camp is open to only 50 registrants. Once filled, no more applications will be accepted. Applying as early as possibly is highly recommended. Please refer to the dates below for guidlines on when you can expect notification:
Date We Receive Application Expected Notification Date
December 1 - 31, 2012 January 31, 2013
January 1 - 31, 2013 Feburary 15, 2013
Feburary 1 - 28, 2013 March 15, 2013
March 1 - 31, 2013 April 15, 2013
April 1 - 15, 2013 April 30, 2013
April 16 - April 30, 2013 May 15, 2013
May 1 - May 15, 2013 May 31, 2013*
May 16 - May 31, 2013 June 7, 2012*
After June 1, 2013 As Soon As Possible*
*If spots still remain. Applying as early as possible is highly recommended.
ADVANCED SONG CAMP FACULTY
NSAI's Song Camp program features a core faculty of amazing songwriters and instructors. These include Grammy Winners, Hall of Fame members and hit writers in multiple genres. Combined, our faculty boasts over 100 years of teaching experience. In addition to our incredible core faculty, Song Camp also features special guest speakers and instructors each year. Check back for more info soon!
Our Core Faculty
(click on instructor names to learn more about them)
Rick Beresford ("If Drinkin' Don't Kill Me" - George Jones / Belmont University and Kerrville Folk Festival faculty)
Don Henry (Grammy-Winning "Where've You Been" - Kathy Mattea / "All Kinds of Kinds" - Miranda Lambert)
James Dean Hicks(“Goodbye Time” – Blake Shelton / Songs Recorded by Miley Cyrus, Kenny Chesney and more)
Angela Kaset("Something In Red" - Lorrie Morgan / SESAC Country Songwriter of the Year)
Ralph Murphy("Half The Way" – Crystal Gayle / Author of "Murphy's Laws of Songwriting")
Hugh Prestwood(Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame / "The Song Remembers When" - Trisha Yearwood / "Ghost In This House" - Shenandoah)
Steve Seskin ("Grown Men Don't Cry" - Tim McGraw / "Don't Laugh At Me" - Mark Wills)
A special discounted rate is available for all Song Camp attendees.
Call for details!
Phone: 800.321.6008 (M-Th 10am - 5pm / F 10am - 4pm Central Time)
NSAI offers one need-based scholarship per event. To be considered for the Advanced Song Camp 2013 scholarship, download and fill out the Scholarship Application Form. Return the form with your completed Advanced Song Camp Application to: NSAI, attn: Advanced Song Camp 1710 Roy Acuff Place, Nashville, TN 37203.
Scholarship applicatons received without the full camp applications will not be reviewed.
Click HERE to download and complete the Advanced Song Camp Scholarship Application Form.