2019 Songwriting Intensive - 4 Day Event

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June 6, 2019
Venue Information

Songwriting Intensive 2019
June 6-9, 2019

Indiana Wesleyan University Campus
4201 S Washington St, Marion, IN 46953

Cost - $659.00 + $5.50 processing fee
(accommodations are not included)


For those who are serious about delving into the craft of songwriting and want to learn from some of the most accomplished, Gloria Gaither invites you to the beautiful campus of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana where she will host her annual ‘Songwriting Intensive’.

The weekend will include classes with all clinicians, 9 delicious meals, collaboration with artists in small intimate settings and a chance to learn from Gloria Gaither and other distinguished songwriters. Our roster of clinicians for this year's Songwriting Intensive will include:

MICHAEL KELLY BLANCHARD—master musical story-teller and troubadour

CINDY MORGAN—12 Dove Award winning contemporary recording artist-song writer, and mentor to young artists and writers

BUDDY GREENE—favorite Homecoming singer/harmonica master/writer and authority on bluegrass and authentic American folk music

NICHOLE NORDEMAN—Seasoned and professional Contemporary songwriter, singer, and recording artist with a richly diverse catalog of story, worship, and gospel songs

TODD SYSWERDA—Professor of Music and head of the Songwriting Major at IWU, Dr. Syswerda with will be leading an evening session in useful and necessary principals of theory and composition for songwriters.

GLORIA GAITHER—lyric writer, script writer, book author, and educator with a passionate heart for young people and a mission to raise the quality bar on songwriting in all of its genres


Click here for a letter from Gloria
on this year's event!



Indiana Wesleyan University will be offering on campus accommodations for this year's event.  For more information please email Dr. Todd Syswerda at todd.syswerda@indwes.edu.


Meet & Greet Photos