» Frequently Asked Questions
What happens during a retreat?
How can I volunteer at a retreat?
How do you select the songwriters?
Music Director Jay Clementi curates our network of professional songwriters. He emphasizes a mastery of skills in co-writing songs, an ability to listen deeply, an ease collaborating with others, and a genuine desire to write great songs with veterans.
Can I attend a retreat as a participant?
We welcome all active-duty military or veterans to apply! Please let us know your service history in the additional information field in the contact form.
Can I join SW:S as a songwriter?
Will you share my songs/poems/stories with your program?
What is required to host a retreat?
Retreats are hosted at facilities which can accommodate and sleep 20-30 individuals. The facility must be handicap accessible and within an hour’s drive of a major airport. Hosted retreats must be funded by the organization or individual who is sponsoring or have a funding source identified. If you believe you meet these criteria, please submit an inquiry with these details on our contact form.
How do I sponsor a SW:S performance?
How can I help?
How can I volunteer for SW:S?
As we grow, opportunities to volunteer will increase. We currently rely on area volunteers near retreat areas and many of our past participants have joined our volunteer team. We are thrilled to provide opportunities for our veterans to stay connected and serve as ambassadors for the program.
Why do we spell SongwritingWith:Soldiers the way we do?
632 Fogg Street, #8
Nashville, TN 37203
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SongwritingWith:Soldiers transforms lives by using collaborative songwriting to expand creativity, connections and strengths.
If you or a veteran you know is in need of other assistance beyond the programs of SW:S, please call the confidential Veteran's Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK or dial 911. If you are in need of immediate help or if this is an emergency, please go to your nearest emergency room or dial 911.