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The Chicago Songwriters Collective 4th Monday Song Sharing Meeting
4th Monday Song Sharing at SAE Institute. For our first meeting of the new year, we're switching the order up. We're starting with the song circle/Collaborative Feedback at 7:00 so please try and be on time. Feel free to bring along material to share with the group for positive feedback. For best results please bring along extra lyric sheets. No Keyboard on site although if you request I can typically bring one along. We can play CDs and mp3s. For our sharing/songwriting topic we are going to try and put some teeth on those New Year's resolutions regarding our individual music goals. Drawing on my 35 plus years in industry and government I'll lead us in an exercise in SMART goal setting. SMART = specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time-based. Personally, I certainly need a structured method to help put first things first and keep on track. My goal for the evening is for everyone to leave with a clear dense of direction for moving their music forward in your desired direction. another positive is that the entire SMART goal concept can be applied to any other area of your life. As always, this is your chance to hang around with other songwriters. Talk about the details and learn from each other. We're low key, but a great personal way to connect in the Chicago community. Join us! All ages, levels, styles are welcome! SAE Institute is a great location for these meetings - plan on joining us! for the Chicago Songwriters Collective - where songwriters gather and grow John Ludwig - call or text at 815-474-2352 if questions or need info Park in the lot across the street (corner of Institute and Orleans) for $5 evening special if driving. Short of free, that's one of the better parking deals in Chicago.

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Meet with Chicagoland people who write and perform songs! Our motto is, "Where songwriters gather and grow". All singers and songwriters in all genres are welcome! Network, collaborate, and learn the craft of songwriting. Our monthly meetings around the Chicago area ( also known as Song Sharing) typically include song circles where you can share your music and get positive feedback. We also provide performance opportunities at venues across the area.

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