Original article from ASCAP.com.
New York, NY, October 11, 2011:Â ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) is pleased to announce “Women Without Borders,” its first all-female Song Camp taking place October 17-21 at the magnificent Woodshed Recording Studios in Malibu, CA. Hosted by ASCAP and Latin Grammy Award-winning songwriter Claudia Brant, the event will bring together eight hit songwriters from the worlds of Latin, Pop, Urban and Country music for five days of writing and recording. The Song Camp is funded in part by The ASCAP Foundation Bart Howard Fund, and is sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Gibson, Casio and D’Anbino Vineyards & Cellars.
The participating songwriters areÂ Claudia Brant, Jonatha Brooke, Deana Carter, Crystal Nicole, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Natalia Lafourcade, Debi NovaÂ andÂ Erika Nuri.Â In addition to successful solo careers, this talented group of women has had cuts by artists such as Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi, Rihanna, BeyoncÃ©, Fantasia, Chris Brown, Black Eyed Peas, Sean Paul and others.
Song Camp was established in 2008 by ASCAP’s Latin Department to provide an opportunity for songwriters to connect and collaborate in a relaxed and friendly setting with the goal of creating great songs and getting cuts. Previous Song Camps have taken place in Miami, Monterrey, Mexico City, Nashville, Los Angeles and The Dominican Republic.