The organization was created by Kevin Shine, a internationally-recognized Executive A&R Consultant who has assisted in the early development of artists like Kanye West, Da Internz and Kevin Shek’spere Briggs. As an A&R Consultant, Mr. Shine has contributed his skills on R&B singer, R. Kelly’s Grammy nominated “Untitled” album, was affective in securing a major record deal for Jive Records artist Jacob Latimore and recently worked with Grammy Award winning gospel singers Ann Nesby and Kim Burrell. Kevin Shine understands the inner-workings of business management in the music industry and is passionate about sharing this knowledge with others. He has used Writing Sessions America as a vehicle to do just that through networking mixers, seminars, panels, bootcamps, and workshops. We invite you to become a member.
Annual Membership is designed to provide our members with priority access to specific WSAATL events, professional consultations, seminars, workshops and business opportunities. Once you have purchased your membership, you will automatically receive a ticket to our Marquee Event of the year and 3-day singer-songwriter retreat. This year’s conference entitled, ”Turn up The Music ~ Turn Down the Noise", will be held October 26-29, 2017 at the Ramada Plaza hotel in Atlanta, Georgia The membership will expire after the last event in November 2017.
Much like the 2016 conference, it will provide the ultimate opportunity for participants to gain a wealth of industry knowledge crucial to their business success. Panelists and guest speakers will provide attendees with the necessary tools needed to maximize their resources, build a better business model and define their individual marquee while working together with others. Early registration lasts until August 1st. $150 will cover the cost of your membership and retreat ticket. After August 15th, the cost will increase to $200. Registration on or after October 27th will be $250 at the door.