APRA’s Song Summit Returns

Sydney Convention Centre, 26-28 May 2012 Grammy Award -winner Imogen Heap, legendary guitarist Steve ‘The Colonel’ Cropper and Australia’s own Guy Sebastian are just some of the acclaimed artists appearing at Song Summit 2012, Australia’s premiere music industry conference, to be held in Sydney next year as part of Vivid Sydney. Launched by APRA|AMCOS and [...]

Song Summit presents Dave Stewart In Conversation

To celebrate the launch of SONG SUMMIT 2012, we are pleased to present to you, DAVE STEWART IN CONVERSATION. This very special event will be the official kick off for Song Summit 2012, as presented by APRA| AMCOS and the NSW Government through Destination NSW, with the first announcement of local and international speakers. This [...]

Shining the light on our international guests

Song Summit has a proud history of bringing internationally celebrated songwriters and industry professionals to Australian shores. And 2012 will be no different! Read on for a quick meet and greet with three of our international speakers, songstress Imogen Heap, legendary guitarist Steve ‘The Colonel’ Cropper & music publisher guru Peter Coquillard.

More Speakers Announced as Registration Opens!

With registration for SONG SUMMIT 2012 now open, APRA|AMCOS is proud to announce further speakers who will take part in the three-day creative, business-development and networking expo. Now in its third iteration, Australia’s premiere music industry conference will be held at the Sydney Convention Centre 26 -28 May 2012 as part of Vivid Sydney. The Song Summit program includes live performances by [...]

Neil Finn and Wesley Enoch Announced as Keynote Speakers!

APRA|AMCOS is honoured to announce the inclusion of two widely-respected artists as keynote speakers at Australia’s premiere music industry conference SONG SUMMIT 2012. Acclaimed songwriter and musician NEIL FINN and renowned writer, theatre and stage director WESLEY ENOCH will appear at the three-day creative, business-development and networking expo to be held at the Sydney Convention [...]

Smoky Dawson Foundation launched and Imogen Heap to perform at Vivid LIVE!

The Australian Performing Right Association (APRA|AMCOS) is proud to partner with the Smoky Dawson Foundation to offer two exclusive scholarships for emerging songwriters to attend the Song Summit 2012 conference. The Smoky Dawson Foundation has been created in memory of Australian music legend Herbert ‘Smoky’ Dawson to support developing Australian music talent. Established by friends [...]

New speakers & opportunities announced, earlybird tickets sold out!

Top-shelf Australian songwriters MEGAN WASHINGTON, KAV TEMPERLEY (Eskimo Joe, Basement Birds), ABBE MAY, ADALITA, KATE MILLER-HEIDKE, AMANDAH WILKINSON (Operator Please) and New Zealand songwriting master DON MCGLASHAN are just some of the recent additions to SONG SUMMIT 2012, the three-day music industry conference hosted by APRA|AMCOS to be held at Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre [...]

Career insights from Song Summit speakers

Song Summit 2012 will have more than 50 successful songwriters and producers on hand to give you advice and help you with your career. We’ve asked some of them to list some of the best advice they’ve ever received as a precursor to the sorts of insights they will provide to Song Summit delegates:

Angie Hart talks Play The Music

How did you feel when you were chosen to Play the Music at Song Summit in 2010 – did it come as a surprise? Yes, it did! I was asked to perform as an up and coming artist, which was a great gift to me, seeing as I had only recently gone solo and was [...]

Gotye & Adalita line up for triple j’s Unearthed Master Class! Plus Song Summit’s ‘Backstage Pass’

SONG SUMMIT, Australia’s premiere three-day music industry conference (to be held on May 26th – May 28th at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre) is proud to announce two amazing career opportunities. triple j Unearthed and SONG SUMMIT are teaming up again in 2012 for an exciting career opportunity for eight lucky songwriters. One lucky [...]