Songwriting Workshop w/Kelley Hunt & Jim Ritchey

Songwriting Workshop w/Kelley Hunt & Jim Ritchey


Start time: Friday 7:00pm (09 November)
End time: Sunday 12:00pm (11 November)


Registration Opens Soon!

To sign up for the workshop or for more information on rates and accommodations call Twin Falls Resort State Park at (304) 294-4000. Space is limited.
For more information contact: Jim Ritchey

Twin Falls Resort State Park Hosts Songwriter Workshop
Greensboro, NC--Twin Falls Resort State Park in Mullens, WV will host the 4th Annual Songwriters Retreat November 9-11, 2018 led by ASCAP songwriter Jim Ritchey and nationally acclaimed BMI songwriter Kelley Hunt. Workshop sessions will cover topics including creativity, songwriting techniques, collaboration, music business basics and many other related subjects. Participants will have multiple opportunities to write during the weekend as well as to share their songs.
The workshop is designed for songwriters of all levels but will be particularly helpful for those who have written songs already and need some help perfecting their craft. Participants need not play an instrument but a piano will be available and everyone is encouraged to bring a guitar.
The Songwriter Workshop package includes a variety of accommodation choices. The package price of $150.00 for one person includes two nights lodging, workshop fee, lunch on Saturday and Sunday breakfast, and break refreshments. For the workshop only, without overnight accommodations, the price is $75.00 per person. Cabin rates and other package prices are available. Workshop size will be limited and advance reservations are required

About the Instructors
Jim Ritchey became a professional songwriter in 1976 when Texas artist Rusty Weir recorded his song “Coast of Colorado” on the Black Hat Saloon album. Since then, Ritchey’s songs have been recorded by many artists including Kenny Rogers on The Gambler album, Mickey Jones, BeJae Fleming, Kelley Hunt, Montana songwriter Mike Croston and the late Ann Rabson on her final CD Not Alone.
Ritchey has taught songwriting workshops at colleges and universities across the country as well as the Augusta Heritage Festival in Elkins, WV. He lives in Greensboro, NC.

Kelley Hunt is a roots/blues/Americana singer songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist whose career comprises 5 studio albums and one live album on the 88 Records and Coda Terra/Ryko labels, hundreds of thousands of indie units sold, airplay worldwide and songs on numerous compilations and in two feature films, one of which she co-scored.
Among her performance credits are over 2300 live shows, a long list of elite blues, roots and pan-genre festival stages in North America and Europe and six performances as featured guest on A Prairie Home Companion. In 2006 Kelley was inducted into the Kansas music Hall of Fame and is the recipient of the Kansas Governor’s Arts Award. Her current release The Beautiful Bones has been called by press, radio and fans the best work of her career. She lives in Lawrence, KS.

About Twin Falls Resort State Park
Set in the rugged mountains of Southern West Virginia, Twin Falls Resort State Park is the ideal site for nature seekers. Visitors to Twin Falls can enjoy overnight accommodations ranging from a 47-room lodge located on the mountain top to secluded cottages or spacious camping sites at the campground.
Leisure activities at Twin Falls include an 18-hole, Par 71 championship golf course, twelve scenic hiking and biking trails, picnicking, swimming in an outdoor pool, full- service restaurant, or just relaxing with a piece of history at the Pioneer Farm.