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, July 18 – 20, 2019, or save your spot for the October events with our special Advance Registration feature (see below)!
SAVE WITH OUR ADVANCE REGISTRATION AND DISCOUNTS
General Admission – $795 (or $695 if registered before July 12th!)
Advance Registration – Pay $200 to save your spot and receive $100 OFF (NCS MEMBERS SAVE $150) with entire balance due on July 10th (or seven 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. Special AUDIT PASSES are available for spouses and non-songwriting attendees for $350 – contact us for info and registration.
Featured Music Industry Professionals
John Chisum – Veteran songwriter and former VP of Publishing for Star Song Media and Integrity Media [CONFIRMED • JULY 2019]
Tom Jackson – World renowned Live Music Producer for hundreds of artists including Lecrae, Phillips, Craig, and Dean, Taylor Swift and dozens more [CONFIRMED • JULY 2019]
John Mays – Director of A&R for Centricity Music (Lauren Daigle, Johnny Diaz, Andrew Peterson, Jason Gray, and all the great Centricity artists [CONFIRMED • JULY 2019]
Kenna Turner West – Professional songwriter with over 30 #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 • JULY 2019]
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 • JULY 2019]
Jason Gray – No stranger to CCM, Jason Gray is a popular Centricity Music Artist and hit songwriter.
Ginny Owens – Grammy-nominated and multiple Dove Award-winning CCM Artist, songwriter, and former Belmont University adjunct faculty.
Dave Clark – Award-winning songwriter, publisher, and brilliant storyteller
David Baroni – Prolific songwriter, artist, teacher, and coach [CONFIRMED • JULY 2019]
Rob Frazier – Member of iconic Christian rock band Petra, songwriter, and pastor [CONFIRMED • JULY 2019]
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
Schedule, Venue and Parking, Hotels, and Restaurants
The NCS Weekend Intensive is being held in the Cool Springs Galleria area just south of Nashville in Franklin, Tennessee, at Showcase, 416 Mary L. Polk Drive STE 503. Registration and early hangout starts at 1:00PM CDT on Thursday and the event wraps up Saturday around noon.
Parking is limited, so volunteers will direct you to nearby parking for your convenience.
Cool Springs is filled with hotels, restaurants, and 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.
THURSDAY, July 18th
1:00 pm Registration Opens at LabeLive/Showcase
2:00 – 2:30 Welcome and Worship
2:30 – 3:00 Getting the Most Out of the NCS Weekend Intensive with Robert Till
3:00 – 3:45 The Songbuilders Blueprint with John Chisum
3:45 – 3:55 Transition to Breakout
4:00 – 6:00 Personal Song Coaching with Pro Coaches (Breakout)
6:00 – 6:30 Transition/Drive to Centricity Music
6:30 – 8:30 Catered Dinner at Centricity Music with John Mays & Ross King
FRIDAY, July 19th
8:30 – 9:00 Coffee Bar Opens at LabeLive
9:00 – 9:30 Co-Writing with David Baroni & John Chisum
9:30 – 10:20 Pro Songwriting with Kenna Turner West
10:20 – 10:30 Transition
10:30 -12:30 Personal Coaching Session with Pro Coaches (Breakout)
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch on Your Own
1:30 – 3:00 Tom Jackson Productions
3:00 – 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 – 5:30 Personal Coaching Session with Pro Coaches (Breakout)
6:00 – 8:00 Dinner Meet Up at Area Restaurant
SATURDAY, July 20th
8:30 – 8:55 Coffee at LabeLive
8:55 – 9:00 Welcome
9:00 – 10:00 Your Best Songs Now! John Chisum
10:00 – 10:30 Your Next Steps with Robert Till
10:30 – 11:30 Open Mic
11:30 – 12:00 Q & A with John Chisum
12:00 – 12:15 Wrap Up and Dismissal
*(Subject to Change)
If you have any questions about this event, drop us a note at [email protected] and we’ll be glad to help you!