VOICES UNHEARD YOUTH SONGWRITING PROJECT

Sari Rose Barron, partnered with ASCAP and various organizations, enters inner-city high schools, juvenile halls, and probation camps conducting a songwriting program which allows participants to express themselves through the songwriting form. Each year, 15 student lyricists are selected and paired with professional composers who will write music to their lyrics.  The program culminates in a performance with professional actors and singers that bring to life their music on stage in front of family, friends, and the community.  All selected lyricists have the opportunity to become members of ASCAP and will be entitled to any residuals from their songs' success.

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COMPOSERS that have been involved:

JERRY "JUICE" ALEXIDOR (Broken Chainz, Bridget Kelly)

ERIC BAINES

NICK BLAEMIRE (Glory Days)

KATIE BOECK (Spring Awakening, singer-songwriter)

STEPHEN BRAY (Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Gladys Knight, The Jets, The Color Purple)

JASPER CAMERON (Christina Aguilera, Ciara)

LUCAS CANTOR (Dracula Untold, Olympic Winter Games)

DESMOND CHILD (Ricky Martin, Aerosmith, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, KISS, Cher, Bon Jovi, Joan Jett, Meatloaf, Katy Perry

LAUREN CHRISTY (Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Derulo,  Ricky Martin, Jamie Foxx, Jason Mraz, Shakira, Korn, Britney Spears, Rihanna)

MARVIN ETZIONI ("The Mandolin Man")

MARK FEIST (BeyoncéMary J. BligeKelly Rowland, Destiny's Child, Martin Nievera)

MANOEL FELCIANO (Singer-Songwriter, Bway: Sweeney Todd, Brooklyn, Jesus Christ Superstar)

LEWIS FLINN (Nat'l Commercials, Network TV, Independent Films)

RICK GARCIA ("Rango," "Brokeback Mountain," "Collateral")

ROSS GOLAN (Lady Antebellum, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, One Direction, Meghan Trainer, Justin Bieber, Flo Rida)

MATT GOULD (Invisible Thread (formerly Witness Uganda), Lempicka)

JAY GRUSKA (Michael Jackson, Amy Grant, Janet Jackson, Chicago, "Supernatural," "Charmed")

AUDRA MAE

KENDALL MARSH ("In Time," "The Sandlot")

DAN MARTINEZ

EVE NELSON ("Cougar Town," Revenge," "This is Us," The Ranch," "Grey's Anatomy")

WILL REYNOLDS

LINDY ROBBINS (Demi Lovato, MKTO, Selena Gomez, 5 Seconds of Summer, One Direction)

CHIP ROSENBLOOM & JOHN TORRES

MICHELLE SHOCKED 

MICHAEL SKLOFF (Theme song of "Friends")

GEORGIA STITT

CHRYSANTHE TAN (violinist, contemporary classical chamber music)

FAY WOLF ("Grey's Anatomy," "Pretty Little Liars")

ERIC WHITACRE (*Grammy-winning, orchestral)

Barrett Yuretsian (*multi-platinum artist, Christina Perri)

© 2016 by Sari Rose Barron.