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MAS presents Songwriting Workshop with Andrea Stolpe at Schmitt Music Edina

The Minnesota Association of Songwriters proudly presents a “Songwriting Workshop Series” at Schmitt Music stores in the Twin Cities:

Join us at Schmitt Music Edina for lyric & songwriting workshop with multi-platinum recorded songwriter Andrea Stolpe on Saturday, August 9 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM.

A Los Angeles-based songwriter and educator, Stolpe will conduct the second workshop. She has been a staff writer for EMI, Almo-Irving, and Universal Music Publishing, with cuts by Faith Hill, Julianne Hough and others. Stolpe wrote Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling, and teaches Songwriting at the UC’s Thornton School of Music. For the past 10 years, Stolpe has taught songwriting courses for Berklee Online.

Admission: $25 at the door. Please RSVP to save your spot: call 612-238-9930 or to fill out the online RSVP form.

Get an idea of what you’ll learn at the workshop with this “Songwriting Lesson” from Andrea:


Andrea StolpeAndrea Stolpe is a multi-platinum recorded songwriter, performing artist, and educator. She has worked as a staff writer for EMI, Almo-Irving, and Universal Music Publishing, with songs recorded by such artists as Faith Hill, Daniel Lee Martin, Julianne Hough, and others. Andrea is the author and instructor of the course Commercial Songwriting Techniques, part of Berklee Online’s online songwriting program. Recently released in fall of 2007, her book Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling describes how to apply a unique process for uniting our artistic voice with the commercial market.

Andrea graduated with a degree in songwriting from Berklee College of Music. She continues to tour and promote her solo release, “Breaking Even,” and serve as a guest clinician nationally and abroad. Andrea lives in Los Angeles with her husband, recording engineer Jan Teddy.

Her most recent album, Breaking Even, was released in 2007 and features the song, “Kaleidescope”. For more information on Andrea, her music, courses or books, click here:

MAS LogoThe Minnesota Association of Songwriters is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the art of creating original music by combining arts, education and community outreach – CELEBRATING 20 YEARS: 1994-2014!

The M.A.S. “Songwriting Workshop Series” will include events in October 2014, and one in June 2015. View the series informational flier – CLICK HERE.

Learn more about the Minnesota Association of SongwritersCLICK HERE.