October 29th (Saturday)
11am - 6pm

Whatever kind of songs you write and/or produce, at whatever experience level, this Songwriting Day will inspire you, help you become a better songwriter, and increase your chances for songwriting success.

Getting from HERE to THERE in 2016

Raise the level of your Songwriting with these 
powerful and entertaining songwriting-related presentations and workshops.

Presenters Include:

'How To License Your Songs'

JONATHAN FINEGOLD is the owner/founder of Fine Gold Music, which licenses music for worldwide ads, films, trailers, video games and more, representing over 30,000 songs. Jonathan also provides music supervision and A&R services for films, ad campaigns, and Billboard charting albums.

‘Building Your Brand From the Ground Up’

PATRICK ERMLICH After 20 years as a producer/engineer, manager, label owner, branding executive, and A&R consultant, Patrick is now the Chief Marketing Officer at Gramophone Media, a music public relations/artist development firm, overseeing its branding. social media, A&R, and development divisions.

‘Different Approaches To Harmonizing Your Songs’

TAMARA HEY  Founder of Alphabet City Music Workshops, specialist in teaching real world music theory for songwriters, Tamara will open up new chordal possibilities and frontiers for your songs. She’s also one of New York’s finest singer/songwriters, with 3 CDs available.

‘Persistence Overcomes Resistance’

JOHN JAY JAY FRENCH is the founder, guitarist, and manager of the legendary band Twisted Sister, currently celebrating its 40th year with a farewell tour. He’s featured in the currently streaming Netflix doc “We Are Twisted F***ing Sister!”, and TS’s current video “Twisted Sister Live in Las Vegas" debuted at #1 on the Billboard Video chart. He’ll talk about TS’s incredible journey, and how he’s adapted to the current music business with his successful company French Management.

‘How to Grow a Fan Base for Your Songs’

I AM SNOW ANGEL started as a New York folksinger/songwriter with a guitar… and is now an electropop artist/producer with a worldwide following. She’ll share details of this voyage - changing genres,  building a following for her songs, and becoming a in-demand producer. She’s also a co-founder of Female Frequency.

'What Makes a Song Sound Contemporary?'

TONY CONNIFF There are reasons why some songs sound like Then, and some songs sound like Now. Tony will explore those differences, with ideas, techniques, and tactics that’ll get you thinking about your songwriting in new ways. Tony is a prominent songwriting coach, songwriter, bassist, producer, and leader of Tony Conniff & Band.

There will also be a Songwriting Panel. We'll listen to songs chosen at random from the attendees, and a panel - including some of the presenters - will evaluate them.

These presentations will happen consecutively, so you'll be able to attend all of them!


ALL FOR $79!

This event will take place on East 69th St. between Lexington and Park Avenues in Manhattan in a comfortable space. Seating is limited. We expect it to fill up, so getting your payment in asap (see below) is the only way to reserve a spot.  If you have any questions don't hesitate to write to tonysmusic@earthlink.net.

Don't miss this. It will be informative, empowering… and fun!

QUOTES from attendees of previous Songwriting Days:

"All the workshops got my creative juices going and helped me have a clearer view of ways I can improve my songwriting."

"It's such a great concept - it easily packed in as much or more than most of the other seminars, presentations, and events that I've attended, some that lasted 3 or 4 days."

"I hung on every word.  The presenters were very professional and informative."

"This is the first event of its kind I've been to that ran on time."


MAIL A CHECK (made out to Tony Conniff, for $79) to:
Tony Conniff
106 Greenwich St. #14
New York, NY, 10006
(Must be received before the event. Please let us know it's on the way.)

Go to Paypal and pay $79 using the address tonysmusic@earthlink.net.  Or, if you'd prefer to be Invoiced, email us at  tonysmusic@earthlink.net, let us know the email address where you want to receive your Invoice, and mention this event.  We'll request $79; you'll send.

CONTACT US to make other arrangements:

If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us.

All presenters are confirmed, but the program is subject to change without notice.

The Songwriting Day is an event that happens every year, bringing together songwriting veterans and experts to discuss the music industry, songwriting trends and techniques you should be using to advance your career and skill as a songwriter.


Songwriting Day