Songwriters in Concert

Location: Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts (Map it)

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The Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project Presents:
Saturday, June 30 at 8:00PM
Ethel M. Barber Theater
30 Arts Circle Drive

An intimate one-night only concert featuring the new work of emerging songwriters from around the world in genres from pop to folk to music theatre to country, and beyond. SONGWRITERS IN CONCERT is the closing celebration of The Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Pr oject, a weeklong intensive for emerging professional songwriters in all genres held annually each June at Northwestern University. The highly competitive program attracts applicants from around the world and invites 12 songwriters or songwriting teams to spend a week in residence working with three award-winning professional master teachers. The program honors the legacy of Johnny Mercer by fostering the tradition of mentorship that Johnny was committed to throughout his career.Master teachers have included award-winning artists Craig Carnelia, Marcy Heisler, Jon Lind, Andrew Lippa, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Amanda McBroom, Lari White and David Zippel. SONGWRITERS IN CONCERT will feature performances by this year’s songwriters and master teachers.

Estimated Running Time: 2 hours

Phone & In-Person Ticket Orders Available May 15

Ticket Information

Adult $30 Seniors (62+) $27 Area Educator $27 NU Faculty/Staff $25 Full-Time Student $10 NU Student $6/Adv. $10/Door