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Southern Utah Song Writers Association: SUSWA LINKS

Official Sponsors of SUSWA

Official Sponsors of SUSWA are wonderful people who have made fiscal contributions of $300 or more.

We are truly grateful for these people who have made it possible to carry forward our ambitions as an organization for both the songwriter, performer as well as the fan.

Mr. Anonymous
SUSWA wishes to thank our anonymous friend who is truly a hero to our association and our community. He selfishly has given generously this year to ensure that through this economic hard time, the heart of SUSWA continues to beat. Thank you!
St. George Arts Commission
SUSWA has been generously blessed over the passed 9 years with numerous grants. These grants have been the life blood of SUSWA's concert series and Musicfsion - music camps presented at the local elementary schools.
The Music Store
The Music Store is Southern Utah's Music Destination. 929 Sunset Blvd, St. George, UT 84770 435-673-6000 Hours: 11am-6pm Mon - Sat
Ancestor Square
Home of the Fall and Spring Concert Series! Ancestor Square features great food, great shopping, and great ambience!
Coyote Gulch Art Village @ Kayenta
A long time friend and new sponsor for 2012, we want to thank Kayenta and the Coyote Gulch Art Village. The heart of the Kayenta Community in Ivins, Utah, Coyote Gulch Art Village is a growing enclave of art galleries, studios, café, gift and coffee shop. Its array of arts-oriented enterprises offers fine art, gifts, photography, events, classes, gourmet food and coffee. An arts center, a retail center, or just a place to relax and explore, the Coyote Gulch Art Village is open to the public and everyone is welcome. Datura Gallery, Juniper Sky Fine Art, Gallery 873, Open Daily 10AM-5:30PM Xetava Gardens Cafe- Open 7 days a week 8AM-5PM and for Dinner on Thursday, Friday, Saturday 5:30PM-9PM
Whitney Gardens Landscape and Design
Kim and Vicky Whitney have been long time supporters of SUSWA, Whitney Garden's offer complete Landscape Services including beautiful Water Features.
Ence Electric
Serving Southern Utah since 1996! A great supporter of SUSWA and it's members! 362 S 200 E, Ivins, UT 84738 (435) 656-1223
Zion Pain Management
Dr. Dale Stott has been a friend of SUSWA's for several years, ensuring that our concerts and workshops continue to augment the performing arts here in southern Utah.
Snow Canyon Eye Center
One of SUSWA's newest sponsors! Dr. Kyle Andrus: "Thank You Dr. Andrus!" If you're looking for quality care with a personal touch, we hope you'll call Dr. Andrus. He looks forward to the opportunity of serving your family's optometric needs. He is conveniently located nearby on Sunset Blvd by Pizza Factory & Lin's Grocery Store.
Rate My Songwriting!
is a publishing company for songwriters. Our motto is "The Cream will Rise to the Top." Our vision is "to allow songwriters an avenue to have their songs listened to, critiqued, and recorded." Our website was launched in June of 2009

Friends of SUSWA!

Friends of SUSWA are wonderful people who make contributions to our association in kind, through advertising, discounts, venues etc. SUSWA can't have enough friends!!!

St. George Wine Club

The St George Wine Club is dedicated to the enjoyment of all things’ Vino. Our mission is to promote the responsible consumption of wine, provide educational information about the benefits of wine and further the understanding of the value of wine production and consumption in Southern Utah. The club is housed at the DiFiore Center for Arts and Education and the SGWC Foundation has been established to promote and benefit the public at large. The SGWC Foundation, now under the auspices of a 501(c)(3) charitable organization A.R.T.S., Inc. where all proceeds received are 100% tax deductible and after expenses are awarded onto local charities. 

Ambassador Inn
The Ambassador Inn - is conveniently located at exit #6 in St. George, Utah and is close to the Dixie Convention Center.
Spiral Studios
Spiral is a professional state of the art recording facility right here in St. George. Their talented team of producers can help you with all your recording needs.
John Houston and The Studio
John Houston has a full service recording studio. He can record, mix, edit, and master your projects, matching your needs with the best services possible and help you stay within your budget.
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Xetava Gardens
Live music, wine tastings, dinner parties and other events. All at At Coyote Gulch In Keyenta Ivins.
Rainbow Sign and Banner
Their team of experienced professionals has been successfully helping businesses, improve their image with signs for over 20 years, and their commitment to high quality products coupled with fast, friendly service has helped them to consistently earn the distinction as Southern Utah’s premier sign company.
Town and Country Bank
"Where Banking is a Pleasure" Town and Country Bank features live music every Friday afternoon in the lobby and often feature SUSWA members!

Member/Music Instructors

Guitar Lessons w/Lisle Crowley
St. George Guitar lessons with is where you can find information on Lisle Crowley, one of the most accomplished and experienced musicians and guitar instructors in the western United States. He has written over a dozen fingerstyle guitar books for music publishers like Hal Leonard and Mel Bay. Other Lisle Crowley Links of interest are: Classical Music For Guitar and LDS Hymns for Guitar
Quail Studios and Hal Stead
Hal has a great web site that has terrific lessons right on line for both guitar and piano. He also has some general information about the TLC of your instrument, about performing and different products. Hal also teaches and comes directly to YOUR home to teach you! You can contact Hal through his website!

Song Writer Links

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) consists of a body of creative minds, including songwriters from all genres of music, professional and amateur, who are committed to protecting the rights and future of the profession of songwriting, and to educate, elevate, and celebrate the songwriter and to act as a unifying force within the music community and the community at large.
The Song Writers Association of Norman (SWAN) is a non-profit group organized under the Norman Arts Council and is designed to promote and support the creation of original music in the greater Norman community. Whether you’re a seasoned songwriting veteran or are just getting started, this group is the perfect venue to discuss songwriting techniques, song & lyric structure, and perform finished work.