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Summer Songwriting Retreats at Hutton Hotel

May 13, 2019

This summer, Music City’s premiere boutique hotel will launch Writers Retreats to offer artists the opportunity to learn the craft of songwriting from award-winning industry professionals in the hotel’s state-of-the-art Writers Studios, and you can be a part of it!

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Hutton Hotel invites guests to fuel their inner artist during a series of weekend Writers Retreats in July, August and September 2019. Budding songwriters will have the opportunity to learn from Nashville’s finest songwriters and sound engineers in three, four-day weekend workshops at the hotel dedicated to honing the craft of making music. Guests will spend time in the hotel’s professional Writers Studios with award-winning industry experts learning about the creative process, see the sights of Nashville for inspiration and even leave the weekend with their first recordings. The Writers Retreats will be under the direction Adam Taylor, Technical Production and Writers Studio Manager who has recorded 8 Grammy-nominated albums, and Jill Schmidt, Director of Programming for Analog at Hutton Hotel.

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No matter genre of choice, Country, Americana, Indie, Electronica or Pop, novice songwriters will have access to professional songwriters and sound engineers to master the art of writing a song. The Writers Retreat package will be offered during the dates of July 11-14, August 8-11, and September 5-8 and includes accommodations in Hutton Hotel’s Executive King, Midtown One-Bedroom or West End One-Bedroom suites; a food and beverage credit of $250 to use throughout the stay; welcome reception in the Writers Studios; time with a song writer in the Writers Studios; time with a sound engineer in the Writers Studios and solo time in the hotel’s Writers Studios for writing and brainstorming. Rates for the Writers Retreats begin at $2,420 plus tax for three nights for an Executive King.

The weekend will begin with a welcome reception for the group and an introduction to the program before breaking off into individual writing and recording sessions over the weekend. Guests will also have the chance to explore Nashville’s creative history with optional tours of iconic Music City sights and studios such as Historic RCA Studio B or the Country Music Hall of Fame and celebrated venues such as the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium, walking the same floors as the industry’s biggest legends as an optional off-site excursion.

Learn more and book your inspiring retreat now! Check out more about the Writers Retreats in Maxim and Travel + Leisure.

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