Apply for The ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Songwriters Workshop

Sunday, October 14, 2018

ASCAP Los Angeles Office
7920 Sunset Blvd., Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA

Geared toward advanced songwriters, the workshop is designed to enrich participants' knowledge of the industry, help them establish contacts and confidence, and expand their collaborative partnerships. The 2018 workshop will take place at ASCAP’s Los Angeles office for six days: October 30 and November 2, 7, 8, 14 & 15. All participants must be available all six days. 

The Workshop is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Fund. The ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Award will also be awarded to two outstanding participants in this year's workshop.

Read the Top 10 reasons to apply for the Workshop:

How to Apply: Submit the following to with the subject "Harold Adamson Workshop 2018":

  1. Streaming links (SoundCloud, Dropbox, etc.) for two original songs. Please do not attach MP3s to your email.
  2. Lyrics to your two songs
  3. A brief resume or bio
  4. A written explanation as to why you would like to participate in the workshop
The deadline for applications is October 14, 2018. 
Accepted applicants will be notified by October 19, 2018. Please do not contact the ASCAP offices inquiring about your acceptance status. Only a limited number of applicants can be selected as participants.

About Harold Adamson
Harold Adamson was the great lyricist behind the classic songs "Time on My Hands" and "An Affair to Remember" as well as contributing music to many Broadway shows and movies including Smiles, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Around the World in 80 Days. Mr. Adamson received five Academy Award nominations and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. Funding for this Workshop is made possible by The ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Fund.