HSA JANUARY 1, 2024 ONLINE SONG SUBMISSIONS IS NOW OPEN on our website at www.houstonsongwriters.net.
The Schedule for all of the Song of the Month areas are as follows:
Jan. 1 – 16 Upload songs for submissions and comments by members
Jan. 1 – 28 Members may continue to comment on the songs posted
Jan. 17- 23 Best time for Songwriters to revise their song, if necessary
Jan. 24 - 31 Voting for January Song of the Month
HOUSTON FACE-TO-FACE MEETING – is on the 2nd Sunday of the month, January 14, 2024 at Kojak’s Fine Foods, 1912 W 18th St., Houston TX 77008. The doors open at 1:30PM and the meeting starts at 2:00PM. At the Houston Face-to-Face Meeting Only, we will also have our first mini-workshop of the year given by the talented singer/songwriter WARREN HANSON on the topic of “How to Bake a Cake – What every songwriter should know”. (It should last about 20 minutes. More information will follow.)
GALVESTON FACE-TO-FACE MEETING – is on the 2nd Monday of the month, January 15, 2024 at the Huli Huli Hut (Behind the White Door), 310 19th St., Galveston, TX 77550, starting at 7:00PM.
Members are welcome to attend either or both meetings, if they wish to do so. You may perform your song live, or bring a recording. The guidelines and timelines for presenting songs, etc., remain the same for both meetings. Only members who are current in their annual dues may present one song per month. Members who bring a song to the face-to-face meeting for commenting, should provide 30 copies of the lyric sheets to be passed out to the attending members. Note, if you bring in a song that has already been posted to the website for the current month, it must be the same song you bring to the Face-to-Face meeting. You cannot bring in a different song during the month. If you are planning to upload your song in the January Song of the Month Contest, you must do so by Tuesday night, January 16, 2024.
ANNUAL RENEWAL MEMBERSHIP DUES - January is also the time for renewal of Annual Membership Dues. You may Renew your membership dues of $40.00 on-line through PayPal on the website at www.houstonsongwriters.net, (click on the Members Area, bottom right side of the page) or you may bring your payment to the meeting (cash or check). Beginning in February only those who have paid their dues for 2024 will be able to upload a song or vote in the monthly contests. Thank you for your continued membership, support and participation in helping us be successful. We hope you had a very safe and Merry Christmas and wish you a Happy New Year. If you have any questions or problems, please do not hesitate to contact us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston Songwriters Association