Seattle - GRAMMY Pro Songwriter's Summit


Apr 30 2017 - 1:00pm - 8:00pm PDT

The Recording Academy Pacific Northwest Chapter presents

GRAMMY Pro Songwriter's Summit
Sunday, April 30, 2017

at MoPOP 
325 5th Ave. Seattle, WA 

1 - 8 p.m.

Featuring a very special interview and performance from legendary songwriter Robyn Hitchcock!

Hosted by Singer, Songwriter and Producer, SASSYBLACK!
Schedule: (times and participants are subject to change)

JBL Theater 1 - 4:30 p.m. 
Song & Vision: Songwriting for Visual Media w/
Daniel Pak (Kore Ionz)
Sarah Shannon (The Not-Its)
Astra Elane (The Gods Themselves)
Andrew Joslyn 
20 Questions with SoundExchange w/
Wade Metzler (Artist & Industry Relations, SoundExchange) 
moderated by Portia Sabin (Kill Rock Stars, The Future of What)
KickStart Your Art: Crowd-funding your project direct to fans w/
Tomo Nakayama 
Naomi Wachira
Tyler Edwards
Artist Spotlight: Interview and performance with ParisAlexa
Moderated by SassyBlack
​GRAMMY PRO Members Lounge  4:30 - 6 p.m.

Open to current Voting and Associate members. Complimentary food and drink will be provided.
Pro Sessions:
Alternative Streams: Song licensing discussion w/ 
Jen Czeisler, Rogue Octopus
Balancing Act: Art & Commerce discussion w/ songwriter Pete Droge

Learning Lab: AIGA Design + Music workshop  5 - 6 p.m. 

Join Design+Music Chair Lawrence Azerrad of LADesign and the AIGA Seattle Chapter for a workshop that will explore what the creative community does to elevate design's partnership with music. Participants will collaborate to create a living case study on the power of design. 

SkyChurch  5 - 8 p.m. 

GRAMMY U Open Mic 
hosted by PNW Chapter GRAMMY U Representative Craig Jaffe
Up Close and Personal with 2017 GRAMMY Award winner Kalani Pe'a
​Moderated by TBD
Keynote Interview and performance with legendary songwriter Robyn Hitchcock
Moderated by Portia Sabin (Kill Rock Stars, The Future of What)

Free for Recording Academy Members 
RSVP's are now open HERE

$25 for non-members & guests
Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 3 HERE

Space is limited, RSVP today to secure your spot. 



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Benefits of Membership

The Recording Academy is the preeminent organization for musicians, producers, engineers and other music professionals. Our mission is to advance artistic and technical excellence, work to ensure a vital and free creative environment, and act as an advocate on behalf of music and its makers.

Our members have access to live events all around the country, as well as 24/7 access to the GRAMMY Pro library of video and editorial content, which explores the industry and craft of music.

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