Aug. 7, 2017—Grammy-nominated songwriter Odie Blackmon demystifies the world of songwriting for aspiring writers who may not read traditional music. Learn to write songs and have your songs critiqued by Music Row’s finest songwriters, publishers, producers and performers in Deanna Walker’s “Hit Songwriters Series.”
May. 12, 2016—Rob Schieber and Jordan Lawhead each moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music. Songwriter and publisher Kris Bergsnes introduced them knowing they were both cancer survivors.
Mar. 14, 2014—Sarah Jennings, a third-year master's student at Vanderbilt Divinity School, won the Vanderbilt Star songwriting contest March 14. Watch Jennings perform her winning song "Addicted to You."
Aug. 9, 2012—A Nashville songwriter responsible for No. 1 records by George Strait, Lee Ann Womack and Gary Allan is showing aspiring songwriters the Music Row ropes in a class at Vanderbilt University.