NOTICE: DO TO THE IMPACT OF THE COVID 19 VIRUS, WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR MEETINGS ONLINE. WE WILL RESUME REGULAR MEETINGS WHEN WE ARE PERMITTED TO DO SO.

Third Tuesday of Every Month, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tippecanoe Arts Federation Address: 638 North St, Lafayette, IN 47901 (map)

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Zoom Gathering July 21st at 7:30 pm

We will have our monthly SAMI Gathering via Zoom Tuesday, July 21st.   Please join us at 7:30pm and our host will add you to the video meeting. If you don't have the link that was sent in the July 17th email, contact secretary@samisong.com to get the meeting link and ID.
 
We have been meeting and sharing songs for a few months now, and I have to tell you, it is wonderful seeing our SAMI members again.  It is really easy to join and all are welcome.

Please give this a try, we'd love to see you again, and best of all, share some songs!


Also, check out the post below this to get the link for the virtual 2020 Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters awards.  The video includes performances from the young songwriters themselves plus a quick sneak-peek at the new SAMI Studio housed at TAF.

Monday, July 13, 2020

2020 Winners in the Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters

Congratulations to the 2020
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
 Abigail Bannon
 "Thank God for the Gold and Blue"


1ST RUNNER-UP
Alicia Weise - "Ethereal"

2ND RUNNER-UP
Margot Hawthorne- "Same Game"

CO-WINNERS OF THE MIKE LANE HORIZON AWARD
John Waterworth- "GoodbyeRosey"
Jackie Marie Wiley- "Way Too Good at Frowning"

HONORABLE MENTIONS
 Alec Swank- "Sixteen"
Alice Lin- "Cold" 

Click this link to the Virtual Awards Ceremony with videos from our award winners!


Monday, January 27, 2020

Deadline has been EXTENDED to MAY 31, 2020


 

Check out our scholarship application for our 20th annual Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters.

The Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters is open to
songwriters ages 14 through 19 that are a permanent resident of
the State of Indiana and live in any of these Indiana counties:
Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper,
Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren
or White.

MP3's of Original Songs (No Co-writes)

Cash Scholarships Awarded ($500 for First Place)

Additional Prizes Will be Awarded Based on Merit.


For more info visit:  www.samisong.com

The deadline has been extended due to the impact of the Covid 19 Virus. Deadline for Submission is now May 31, 2020



Wednesday, January 15, 2020

SAMI To Host Workshop
With Entertainment Attorney
Peter Strand

On January 21, 2020 at 7:30pm, The Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI) will host world-renowned entertainment attorney, musician and songwriter, Peter Stand, UPSTAIRS at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. This event will provide an open forum to ask questions related to entertainment, copyright and intellectual property law. If you have specific questions to pose to Peter, please let us know in advance so that those questions may be properly addressed.

Peter’s extensive career includes client contract negotiation for film, TV, recording, songwriting and publishing. A partner in the entertainment, media and intellectual law firm of Mendell Menkes LLC in Chicago, Peter represents content creators and providers in all facets of the entertainment industry. Peter has taught entertainment law and music law as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School Of Law, Chicago Kent College of Law and Marquette University School of Law.

As an accomplished songwriter, entertainer and musician Peter and his band “Yipes” achieved national success on the Millennium/RCA label with recordings produced by Grammy Award winning producer, Jimmy Ienner. “Yipes” success yielded well deserved performance dates with acts such as Kanas, Foreigner, Cheap Trick and countless others. “Yipes” latest release was in 2018, which has resulted in continued touring opportunities and amazing reviews. For more information about Peter Strand:
https://mandellmenkes.com/lawyers/peter-strand/

Come join SAMI and Peter for a very informative and entertaining evening. Suggested donation is $5 at the door with all proceeds going to the Shirley Martin Scholarship for young songwriters. Please RSVP by responding to this email to help us know how many people to expect.