The ASCAP Foundation Lester Sill Songwriters Workshop
Geared toward advanced songwriters, the ASCAP Foundation Lester Sill Songwriters Workshop will take place at ASCAP’s Los Angeles office beginning in October for a series of eight sessions.
Re-named in 1995 to honor ASCAP’s late Board member and industry pioneer Lester Sill, the Workshop will feature prominent guests from various facets of the music business. ASCAP executive Brendan Okrent will oversee the series, which is designed to enrich participants’ knowledge of the industry and to help them establish contacts, confidence and to expand their collaborative partnerships. Past guests have included Sir George Martin, Don Was, Rick Nowels, Glen Ballard, Jackson Browne, Linda Perry, Billy Steinberg, John Shanks, Kara DioGuardi, Ben Harper, Jonatha Brooke, Matthew Wilder, John Rzeznik, Jon Brion and numerous others.
More info here: http://www.ascap.com/about/workshops.html#lestersill