The NSAI consists of a body of creative minds, including songwriters from all genres of music, professional and amateur, who are committed to protecting the rights and future of the profession of songwriting... more
The roots of popular music may be found in every pocket of the southeastern United States, but Tennessee has been, and remains, critical to the development and commercialization of popular music.
TMTA promotes local, state, divisional, and national meetings and conventions; sponsors auditions at local and state levels for students from elementary through college levels, certifies private music teachers; and makes annual awards to a Teacher of the Year.
The Tennessee Songwriters Association is a "hands-on" organization for dedicated songwriters. We welcome your ideas and energy and encourage your participation.
We also offer song pitches and critiques, discussion groups with music business pros, showcase songs, etc.