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Site search for SSNI & Trowbridge Symposium international talent search star search and workshop symposium hosted in Nashville annually. WIN a MUSIC VIDEO, MUSIC CONTRACT and MUSIC ROW RECORDING SESSIONS. Other prizes include cash and career goodies.
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2007 Winners and changes to their careers
2003 Winners and changes to their careers
General Admission passes are very affordable, with special youth prices and children under free. Saturday everyone attends finalists playoffs and award shows for just $5.00. Adults passes include all career workshops and seminars, industry exhibits, and attending showcases.
Seminars and Workshops include talent development and songwriter topics. Some career seminar topics are How To Penetrate Record Labels, Vocal Coaching, Career Counseling. Music business workshops include topics like How To Succeed In This Business of Music, Why Record A Master Demo, and Your Career - A Step At A Time.
Songwriter workshops include song critiqueing by Nashville hit writers; PRO's and Royalties; and personal "meet and greet" with inner loop figures. (Some previous year's hit writers who lead workshops are Jason Blume, Terry Brown, Jerry Cupit [Cupit Records], Jerry Vandiver, and Bob Feldman.)
SSNI connects great songwriter and performing talent with industry representatives. See press releases and news.
Talent showcases display singers, dancers, songwriters, and bands and choirs. Although there are no guarantees, publishers, record labels, and talent agencies are searching talent, and will sign outstanding talent if they like what they see. See changes in 2004 Winners' careers after attending the Symposium.
Visit the the Hard Rock Cafe, BB King's Bar, ride the General Jackson Showboat, Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and world-famous Nashville nightspots in field trips, and enjoy Nashville's hometown Southern flavor while you're here.
There are trophies for Dancer of the Year, Best of Show, Best Song, Best New Talent; and Trowbridge Youth Achievement Award. Additional awards for every category in Writer and Artist and Band.