Calling all songwriters.

Welcome to the Loyola Songwriters Association (LSA), a one-stop resource for aspiring student songwriters of all genres. Featuring networking events, showcases, pitch opportunities, and important industry news and trends, the LSA extends membership to all current Loyola students, regardless of major or genre, and will feature its members’ songs on periodic Spotify and SoundCloud compilations. Our goal is for members to gain new professional contacts, technical knowledge, industry knowledge, and leadership experience.

If you're a current Loyola student interested in taking your songwriting chops to the next level, fill out the form below to join the LSA and receive information about our upcoming meetings, workshops, and events.

Develop Your Skills

Improve your lyrics, melodies, song structure, and demo recordings through workshops, seminars, and peer review.

Learn The Business

Learn about song exploitation, administration, and royalty collections from music industry leaders and experienced songwriters.

Network With Pros

Meet songwriters and other industry professionals through networking events and showcases.

Showcase Your Work

Include your work in our Spotify and Soundcloud compilations, and take advantage of pitch opportunities for your songs.

Meet Jim McCormick, LSA Faculty Advisor

The Loyola Songwriters Association (LSA) is currently advised by songwriting instructor Jim McCormick, a sought-after lyricist and staff songwriter at BMG Chrysalis, Nashville. Jim's resume that includes hits with household names such as Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, and Harry Connick, Jr. McCormick recently celebrated two #1 Billboard® country hits: Jason Aldean’s “Take A Little Ride,” and Brantley Gilbert’s “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do.” Previously, he worked as a staff writer at Warner Chappell Music and James Stroud’s Generator Music, and founded the New Orleans chapter of Nashville Songwriters Association International.

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