Canadian Songwriter Challenge 2017

Date: Apr 18, 2017

OCL Studios 

***SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 9AM, Monday, May 1st, 2017***

The Third Annual Songwriting Camp returns for professional songwriters in Alberta June 15-18, 2017! Alberta Music will be returning to OCL Studios, just outside of Calgary, to conduct a three-day songwriting camp. Nine acts will be selected and organized into groups of three to collaborate on two to three demo-ready songs. The camp will also provide an opportunity to network and establish permanent collaborative partnerships.

OCL Studios Western Canada's only commercial-grade residential recording studio, and our Studio A features a Neve 88R Console. Artists come to OCL to immerse themselves in a picturesque setting while working with some of the most advanced technologies available. Built from the ground-up and managed by industry leaders, OCL is a living amalgamation of intensive sound technology, commercial design, and creature comforts. We cater to musicians hailing from all walks of life, from independent artists to prominent musicians and engineering teams.


  • Open to ALL GENRES of music.
  • Up to two band members (the primary songwriters) may attend if the band is selected
  • Limited Shared Accommodations available, fist come first served 
  • Meals are provided, but bring snacks, drinks 
  • Transportation to and from OCL Studios is not provided
  • Must be a current Alberta Music member.
  • Must agree to be photographed/videotaped.
  • Must be willing to sign co-writing agreements specific to each song.
  • All ages.


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