Songwriter Activities

Canadian Songwriting Challenge 2019

The 2019 event happened in May in Saskatoon with a part 2 in July in Regina.

Subscribe to our e-release, or follow SaskMusic socials to get notices when applications are opening up for the 2020 Bell Canadian Songwriting Challenge / SaskMusic Master Class. 

Co-writing Rooms

SaskMusic hosts a monthly, collaborative songwriting series in Regina and Saskatoon for our members. This ‘event’ is facilitated one Sunday per month (excluding summer months). 3-4 songwriters per city are matched together for a 2-3 hour co-writing session. We are looking for interest from songwriters with interests in all different genres and at various skill levels. We provide a comfy space, snacks and beverages, and a facilitator; you bring the creativity and an open mind! 

The goal is for writers to try writing with people they may not have approached on their own, to build new relationships, gain experience in collaborating and co-writing, and generally advance their craft by stretching themselves in new ways. 

For those who participated in our past Master Classes, songwriting challenges, or Nashville writing rooms, it’s a similar idea. We are open to doing this in any locations around Sask where there is enough interest shown.

**NOTE: CO-WRITING ROOMS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER. CHECK BACK IN FALL 2019 FOR THE NEW SCHEDULE. 

Songwriting Groups Regina and Saskatoon 

There are currently two groups in the province that are operating in affiliation with the Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC). 

Hosted by local singer/songwriters, these groups are a great way to connect more intimately with other songwriters in the community. The time is usually spent working on songwriting skills together and sometimes sharing a song or two. At some dates, a guest songwriter attends to chat about specific topics related to songwriting. 

All genres and skill levels are welcome to attend these free events!

Regina poster

Regina Regional Songwriters' Group (Regina Songwriters)

Coordinators: Wanda Gronhovd and Scott Anthony Andrews
Meetings: Production Studios, SaskMusic, 1831 College Avenue, 3rd Floor, Regina
Enter through the west side doors to the building (off Hamilton St.). You can park in any unmarked spots in that parking lot directly west of the building.

On hiatus for the summer. Fall schedule: 

 

See their Facebook page for more info. 

 

Saskatoon Regional Songwriters' Group (Saskatoon Songwriters)

Coordinators Michael Lander and Jay Semko
Meetings: Studio XII Music & Dance Co., 9-1025 Boychuk Drive, Saskatoon
Meetings are the 1st Sunday of the month at 1pm: 
Sept 8th, Oct 6th, Nov 3rd, Dec 1st, Jan 5th, Feb 2nd, Mar 1st, Apr 5th, May 3rd, and June 7th

Please check out the Saskatoon Songwriter FaceBook Page!

Be sure to check out our calendar for songwriter concerts, workshops and other events.

Songwriting competitions and other opportunities for songwriters can be found in our Sound Opps area.