ARIA Week - APRA AMCOS Presents - In Conversation: Producing a #1 Hit Song

Monday, 09 Nov 2015

Panellists include: Chris DeStefano (Nashville U.S.), Ashley Gorley (Nashville U.S.) and Audra Mae (Los Angeles U.S.) – joined by some of our best Aussie Songwriters.

Moderator: Chit Chat from MAX TV

Sunday 22 November
5pm to 7pm
Giant Dwarf Theatre, 199 Cleveland Street, Redfern
RSVP essential: APRA AMCOS Members click here; Non-members click here.


Join a panel of songwriters that have produced some of the most recognisable chart hits as they unravel the development of a song and their personal experience of songwriting.

Presented by APRA AMCOS and ARIA, this panel features:

Jon Hume – Lead singer, guitarist and producer of Evermore (5 x ARIA Top 10 singles)

David Musumeci & Anthony Egizii (DNA Songs) – Producers and songwriters for The Veronicas, Reece Mastin, Delta Goodrem, Jessica Mauboy & more (Multiple ARIA Number 1’s and 5 million units+ sold)

Audra Mae – American songwriter for Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Susan Boyle, Reece Mastin and featured on Avicii’s Addicted to You, among many other achievements.

Chris DeStefano – Grammy Award winning American songwriter, producer and multi instrumentalist who has written multiple #1 songs with artists including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert.

Ashley Gorley – American award winning songwriter, publisher and producer who has written twenty-two number one singles and over 250 songs recorded by artists including Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Tim McGraw.

Learn from these accomplished songwriters about composition techniques and how to successfully navigate the music industry. You'll also have the chance to ask the panellists their advice on writing the perfect pop tune.

Moderated by Chit Chat from MAX TV, this event is free for APRA AMCOS Members and only $10 for non-members. Spots are limited and must be booked in advance.

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