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2016 - Songwriting Workshop

Hosted by the Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music and Arts Upper Hunter, Newcastle singer/songwriter and
multi-instrumentalist Amy Vee led four young songwriters and two older songwriters through an inspiring day of lyric writing and putting music to the lyrics. Many thanks to the Conservatorium’s Dave Harvey for help with logistics and his great guitar playing.


 Call for Participants for Songwriting Workshops.

In conjunction with the Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music, Arts Upper Hunter is holding songwriting workshops in Singleton and Muswellbrook. The workshops will be run by Newcastle singer/songwriter Amy Vee.

As a writer and performer, Amy’s credits include the APRA/ABC Publishing Songwriters and Composers Recognition Award, MUSICOZ Artist of the Year, and a string of ABC Newcastle Music Awards, as well as finalist placings in the International Songwriting Competition, the UK Songwriting Competition, LA Music Awards, Australian Songwriter’s Association Song Competition and the Independent Music Awards.

As a performer, Amy has toured internationally as a soloist as well as being a regular band member and vocalist for artists such as Groove Terminator, Tim Freedman and Jon English. She has opened for international artists such as Passenger, Newton Faulkner and Luka Bloom and Australia artists such as The Whitlams and Mark Seymour.

Places are limited and participants need to have some song ideas to work on at the workshop.

The Singleton workshop will be held on Tuesday July 5 at Singleton Youth Venue. The Muswellbrook workshop will be held on Thursday July 7 at the Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music. The workshops will run from 10 am to 3 pm and the cost is $25. To register email Arts Upper Hunter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.