Posted On: Aug. 1, 2023

Call for Submissions:

SOCAN Song House at BreakOut West 2023


Submissions are now open for the SOCAN Song House Songwriting Workshop at BreakOut West 2023, taking place October 11/12, in Kelowna, BC. Submissions close Friday, August 18, 2023.


SOCAN Song House 2023 at BreakOut West will be hosted by Canadian songwriter, Mike Sonier.

Twelve songwriters will be selected to participate in this 2-day interactive songwriting workshop. Participants from Western Canada will be selected to participate based on their songwriting skill and will gain valuable insight into the craft of writing a hit song. This initiative aligns with SOCAN’s Creative strategy to help members with craft development opportunities to reach new heights in their careers.

Songwriter participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be SOCAN member
  • Must be a WCMA member, or, a member of one of the six Western Canadian Music Industry Associations (Alberta Music, SaskMusic, Manitoba Music, Music BC, Music Yukon, Music NWT)
  • Must be attending BreakOut West, and be available to participate October 11/12
  • Willing to take their writing craft to the next level

Submissions will be evaluated based on following criteria:

  • Songwriting
  • Rationale for how SOCAN Song House fits your development plan.