VOCAL Blog

A blog for and by the members of the Virginia Organization of Composers and Lyricists

April 2021 VOCAL Songwriters Showcase

The April 2021 VOCAL Virtual Showcase featured our esteemed President Matthew Costello and longtime-member Dave Pollard. This was the latest of our virtual showcases using Zoom while streaming via FB…

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March 2021 VOCAL Showcase

For the first time, tonight’s showcase was present on dual platforms simultaneously, Zoom and Facebook. This may account for the small numbers on each, but probably the usual amount of…

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February 2021 VOCAL Songwriters Showcase

The February 2021 VOCAL Virtual Showcase featured longtime-member Glenda Creamer and our Entertainment Attorney friend Justin Laughter, two very-talented songwriters. This was a virtual showcase using Zoom while streaming via…

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VOCAL Jan. 2021 SHOWCASE

Once again, due to pandemic restrictions, VOCAL’s monthly showcase was a virtual affair on facebook. However: This did not deter two fine musicians from performing their songs to a viewing…

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Dec. 2020 showcase

December 2020 VOCAL Showcase Once again, due to covid19, VOCAL presented it’s monthly showcase via a Zoom/Facebook virtual meeting. Playing tonight were six songwriters. As it was a Christmas showcase,…

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November 2020 VOCAL Virtual Songwriters Showcase

The November 2020 VOCAL Virtual Showcase spotlighted the Songwriters of the Year and writers of the Songs of the Year. There were ties in both categories for the first time,…

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VOCAL 2019 – 2020 Awards

Congratulations to the Contest Winners, Nominees and VOCAL supporters who receive awards for their achievements and involvement. Song of the Year Three-way tie Matt ManionDon’t Stand By Me Jim PuckettLearning…

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VOCAL 2020 OCTOBER SHOWCASE

DUE TO COVID restrictions, VOCAL once again put on a virtual showcase on Facebook. The show opened with president Matthew Costello performing “Driving” a song co-written with VOCAL member Roy…

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September 2020 VOCAL Virtual Songwriters Showcase

The September 2020 VOCAL Showcase was yet another successful virtual showcase conducted via FaceBook Live due to COVID-19 social distancing. Our President Matthew Costello opened the show with one of…

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August 2020 VOCAL Virtual Songwriters Showcase

The August 2020 VOCAL Showcase was yet another successful virtual showcase conducted via FaceBook Live due to COVID-19 social distancing. Our distinguished President Matthew Costello opened the show with one…

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