SummerSongs founder Penny Nichols honored as “Best of the West”

Our own Penny Nichols, founder of SummerSongs, was honored in October by the Far-West Folk Alliance Chapter as “Best of the West.” Of course, we think Penny is Best of the West…and the East…and the North and South! A whole bunch of members of our beloved SummerSongs community were there …

Why attend a songwriting retreat? Six reasons from our returning “campers”

Songwriting in New York

Are you ready for a songwriting retreat? Here’s why some of our returning SummerSongs “campers” are so excited to come back! A safe creative environment “SummerSongs is a safe environment for creating and sharing creative endeavors with other like-minded spirits. I’ve met so many wonderful people at camp with whom I …

Swimming in the River of Your Song: Q&A with Sloan Wainwright

Sloan Wainwright, one of SummerSongs’ favorite long-time teachers and mentors, will be back July 30-August 6, 2016 to teach two classes: “Swimming in the River of Your Song” — a creativity workshop with lots of games and prompts to get your creative juices flowing; and “Singing with Heart, Body and Soul” …