NCS Weekend Intensive
- EXCLUSIVE three days of intensive teaching, mentoring, and one-on-one song coaching with Nashville music industry professionals
- Work one-on-one with professional songwriters, publishers, and musicians
- Powerful workshops to answer your SPECIFIC QUESTIONS about songwriting and the music industry.
- Boost your songwriting exponentially
- Personal song coaching sessions with industry professionals
- Enjoy Historic Downtown Franklin, TN
Experience three days of intensive teaching, one-on-one feedback for your songs, and personal mentoring with some of Nashville’s finest writers, publishers, and musicians!
Get three days of powerful teaching and one-on-one song coaching that will unlock powerful new tools in your songwriting. You’ll take an exponential leap in your understanding and experience of great songwriting guided by our team of professional songwriting coaches and pro songwriters, publishers, and musicians.
Finally meet “the right people” to connect with and rub shoulders with successful songwriters, artists, and industry professionals in a highly creative, fun, and inspirational environment to take your songwriting to new levels!
Register today for the next NCS Weekend Intensive, April 25 – 27, 2019, or save your spot for the July and October events with our special Advance Registration feature (see below)!
Past Featured Music Industry Professionals
John Chisum – Veteran songwriter and former VP of Publishing for Star Song Media and Integrity Media and currently Managing Partner for Nashville Christian Songwriters CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 2019!
Tom Jackson – World renowned Live Music Producer for hundreds of artists including Lecrae, Phillips, Craig, and Dean, Taylor Swift and dozens more (maybe HUNDREDS more!) http://onstagesuccess.com/
John Mays – Director of A&R for Centricity Music (Lauren Daigle, Johnny Diaz, Andrew Peterson, Jason Gray, and all the great Centricity artists CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 2019! http://centricitymusic.com/
Kenna Turner West – Professional songwriter with over 35 #1 songs. Kenna is the daughter-in-law of the late country great Dottie West and is a dynamic Christian communicator in word and song. CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 2019! westhouseonline.com
Robert Till – Robert is a long-time music industry professional who has managed many top-level songwriters in his career. He will co-host, teach a great session, and coach you powerfully. CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 2019!
Jason Gray – No stranger to CCM, Jason Gray is a popular Centricity Music Artist and hit songwriter. http://jasongraymusic.com
Craig Adams – As Creative Director for LifeWay Worship, Craig publishes hundreds of songs each year for all ages and styles. He is a powerful teacher, singer, and musician. CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 2019!
About the Song Coaching Sessions:
Each attendee will receive a confirmation email requesting submission of three (3) songs to be sent in via email no later than April 19th. You will need to submit a SEPARATE .mp3 recordings and a lyric sheets in Word, Pages, or .pdf form. NO LIVE PERFORMANCES for the coaching session.
Songs not submitted by the deadline will not be critiqued. Demos may be very simple guitar or piano and voice recordings or whatever you’ve got that adequately demonstrates your melody and lyric. Don’t sweat this – we’re listening for the quality of the song, NOT the quality of the demo.
Advance Registration Offer and Discounts:
General Admission – $795
Advance Registration – Pay $200 to save your spot and receive $100 OFF with entire balance due on April 15th (or ten days before any event you choose)
Special 15% discounts for groups of two or more – send inquiry to [email protected] for more info and registration.
REGISTRATION CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY, April 21st!
No refunds will be offered after 10 days prior to event except in the case of illness or family emergencies.
*Agenda subject to change without notice (but always with the best intentions for the attendees)
Area Hotels and Accommodations
The NCS Weekend Intensive is being held in the Cool Springs Galleria area just south of Nashville in Franklin, Tennessee. Cool Springs is filled with hotels, restaurants, and upscale shopping. Just search “Cool Springs Galleria Hotels in Franklin, TN” and you’ll see all the fine options available. Uber and Lyft are great ways to get around if you’re flying into Nashville and don’t wish to rent a car.
Want to go inside an NCS Weekend Intensive? Check out this short video from our September event!
If you have any questions about this event, drop us a note at [email protected] and we’ll be glad to help you!