SSNI * Star Search Intl - July 21 - 22, 2011
International talent competition with career workshops by Nashville School of Music
It's For You
All styles and genres
Songwriters and Singers
Bands and Artists
Dancers and Models

You'll See
Career experts
Other singers, songwriters, musicians, bands
Producers and Talent Scouts
Publishers - record label
You'll Gain
Invaluable contact with Nashville industry figures
Chance to be signed

SSNI* reserves the right to change schedule to fit attendance. Changes posted on this website.

*Thu Fri - non-stop sessions in vocal coaching; stage presence, image for your career in showbiz. Writing and tips with a hit songwriter, guitar instruction. (Individual songwriting for extra charge.)

- showcases with lights, sound and video filming throughout.

  • Publishers looking for talent
  • Producers and record label(s) looking for artists and talent
  • Record in master studio
  • Showcase with video filming

SIMPLE AS 1 - 2 - 3!
1. Apply
2. $15 review fee and your Myspace or EPK materials are reviewed. Showcase approval decisions are expedited and you are notified by email and/or telephone.
3. Approved applicants register to showcase in Nashville, TN.

SSNI * Star Search Nashville & Trowbridge Symposium is the original artist and songwriter showcase and career workshop event hosted in Nashville annually. The location is downtown Nashville, Tennessee, on Music Row and close to "the District" (Lower Broad). Visit General Jackson Showboat, BB King's, Tootsie's, Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame, Hard Rock Cafe, Grand Ole Opry, and other Riverfront and Nashville attractions.

Star Search runs concurrently with Nashville School of Music for two plus days of non-stop fun and sessions in image, stage presence; hit songwriting with a hit writer; commercial voice; recording studio; vocal technique; piano/guitar and songwriting.

You could get signed!

ALL TICKET SALES ARE BY VISA/MC and CHECK/MONEY ORDER ONLY. Pre-order by mail, by phone, and online. Lunch is provided daily. You're on your own for hotel and other meals. Close hotels are Comfort Inn (Demonbreun Street), Marriott Courtyard (Broadway) and Loew's Vanderbilt (Broadway.)

Workshop sessions include Stage Presence, songwriting by Nashville hit writers, vocal coaching, hit songwriting, image tips, and master recording.

ALL SONG STYLES AND GENRES AND ALL AGES "5 - 75" ARE REPRESENTED. One of Nashville's best kept 'open secrets' is its long standing huge presence in rock/pop, blues, and gospel music. Enjoy personal "meet and greet" with inner loop figures. Executive judges vary from year to year and are promoters, publishers, record label executives, talent scouts, and talent developers. Hit writers Don King, Jerry Vandiver, Jason Blume, Jerry Cupit, and Terry Brown are among previous years' workshop leaders. Others, in talent coaching and voice, are Ron Browning, Stephen Nix, Melissa Ellen, and Steve Morris.

Be heard by record label(s), publishers, and producers. See feedback and press releases and news.

TALENT SHOWCASES DISPLAY MODELS, DANCERS, ARTISTS, SINGERS, SONGWRITERS, BANDS, AND PERFORMANCE TALENT. Although there are no guarantees, executives are searching talent and attendees are may be signed to contracts. See who was signed 2007 Winners and 2005 Winners after attending and showcasing at SSNI *.

Visit the General Jackson Showboat, BB King's, Legends Corner, Hard Rock Cafe, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, 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.

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