The 2021 Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters will be held this year. Applications being accepted now through April 16, 2021!
Please join us by clicking on the Zoom link shared in our recent newsletter. (Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info)
A big thank you to Mike Byers for his donation to SAMI and TAF to display his amazing glass piece called “Silk Road”. It is for sale and when it sells the proceeds will go to SAMI. Mike & Pam are incredible friends of artists and we love and appreciate them! Please send Mike and e-mail or contact him on Facebook to express your gratitude.
REC Room Recording is taking part in some amazing community projects to include partnerships of virtual events for the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society, The Lafayette Symphony Guild and Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. They have also recorded live events at Digby’s, and Duncan Hall’s “Fall at The Hall” Events. For information on each, go to the organization’s perspective websites. The next Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Broadcast will be October 30th at 7:00pm. The broadcast will be on their Facebook Page. The next live event at Duncan Hall is scheduled for November 6th, featuring Frank Muffin, Justice Fuller & Bruce Barker. For tickets and or the latest information go to Duncanhall.org
REC Room Recording has recorded several SAMI members as part of the Joe Peters “Collaborations Project”. This project involves writers from Indiana and California with recording of vocals being done at REC Room and instrumentation being recorded in Broad Ripple In, by Michael Kelsey. The variety, talent and energy on the project is staggering. Writing on the project also includes our own Mike Rothman, a.k.a. Frederick Michaels. A special thanks goes out to Ethan Bates, Brittany Rees, Hans Rees and Gibson Wells for their engineering and production skills.
Nicky Kerr was recently featured on an international podcast called “My Grandfathers Secret Life In Music”. She sings a song written by her grandfather of which she had no idea was a songwriter until recently. The song was recorded at REC Room Recording and was Engineered by Ethan Bates.
Rec Room Recording is posting amazing songwriter educational opportunities on their social media pages. Please check them regularly for the latest videos.
SAMI members releasing new music: Please check out the latest release from Frank Muffin, Cody Hall and a soon to be single release from Joe Peters new project. Tell us when, where and how to access your new music so we can share it!
SAMI Insignia Masks: Scott Greeson and Vickie Maris have designed SAMI / REC Room masks in cooperation with Freckles Graphics. This will be a unique way to stay safe while showing your SAMI
pride. Talk to Scott or Vickie to get your mask today. (suggested donation of $8 to cover costs of printing.)