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Each Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m.
ProShop (New York)

Songwriter Ann Ruckert presents her ProShop at the New York SGA office. At every session, twenty of the area's most talented up-and-coming songwriters play one track, each, for distinguished industry professionals from all walks of the music industry. Over 60 Pro Shop participants have signed recording and/or publishing deals within the last three years.

Attendees must earn space in this class based on songwriting skills. To be authorized,e-mail


Last Monday of every month, 7 p.m. (open to the public)
Songwriters Circle (New York)

Ann Ruckert, in conjunction with the Songwriters Guild of America, the Johnny Mercer Fund Songwriter Circle and 13 Stories Records, Inc., presents a fabulous FREE songwriters circle, attended by industry professionals, on the last Monday of every month. Listen to top quality songwriters and artists perform their original material in a great atmosphere. Event begins at 7 p.m. at the Red Lion, in the heart of Greenwich Village (151 Bleecker Street, NYC). For further information, e-mail



Attention SGA Members:
Do You Have Some Exciting News To Share About Your Songwriting Career?

Songwriters Guild of America members, do you have some interesting news to share about your songwriting career? Is one of your songs on a new album or in a film? Have you just finished up a CD project? Did you recently win a Grammy or other major award? Did you sign a new publishing deal? If so, we would like to know! Please send your information to Mark Saxon at for consideration in our monthly newsletter. In the subject line, please write MEMBER UPDATE—NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION. We look forward to hearing from you.