Apply for this free songwriting program where you’ll be mentored by Courtney Barnett

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Apply for this free songwriting program where you’ll be mentored by Courtney Barnett

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After its successful 2020 launch, The Push and APRA AMCOS’ Song Writing Sessions program is set to return.

Helping young, emerging songwriters develop their skills and find their voice, The Push and APRA AMCOS have announced the return of their free online coaching program, Song Writing Sessions.

Taking place across three weeks in June, the program will partner successful applicants with artist mentors to workshop an original track.

What you need to know

  • Song Writing Sessions is open to young songwriters living in Australia aged between 14 and 25 years old
  • Applications close at midday on Wednesday May 19
  • Song Writing Sessions runs from Monday June 7-Monday June 25

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Open to young songwriters aged between 14 and 25 years old, living anywhere within Australia, the sessions will be facilitated via Zoom with direct support and guidance from this year’s artist mentors.

Announced today, the 2021 artist mentors include Sampa The Great, Courtney Barnett, Dallas Woods, Tia Gostelow, Sasha McLeod (Sycco), Booka Nile (Make The Suffer/Internet Friends), Eamon Sandwith (The Chats) and Jono Tooke (Cry Club).

Fifty participants will be chosen for the program and will each need to have an original song ready to workshop across the sessions.

The program is free for all participants. The Push also offers financial subsidies for internet access for those experiencing financial hardship.


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Apply and find out more about the Song Writing Sessions program by visiting The Push website