For professional and artistic development resources, contact the American Composers Forum.

75 West 5th Street, Suite 522
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1439
Tel: (651) 228-1407

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers provides advocacy, education, membership benefits, and other resources.

250 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10107-0001
Tel: (212) 621-6000
Fax: (212) 621-6595

Visit the Songwriter's section of the BMI Web site to learn more about performing rights, music publishing, copyright, and the business of songwriting.

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007-0030
Tel: (212) 220-3000

For information on membership and workshops, contact the Nashville Songwriters Association International.

1710 Roy Acuff Place
Nashville, TN 37203-3222
Tel: (800) 321-6008
Tel: (615) 256-3354
Fax: (615)256-0034

To learn about the annual young composer's competition and other contests, contact the National Association of Composers, USA.

PO Box 49256
Barrington Station
Los Angeles, CA 90049-0256

The SGA offers song critiques and other workshops in select cities. Visit its Web site for further information on such events.

5120 Virginia Way, Suite C22
Brentwood, TN 37027-7594
Tel: (800) 524-6742
Tel: (615) 742-9945