Soldier Songs and Voices
Currently offers chapters in seven American cities. We meet in venues weekly or monthly for free songwriting lessons and music writing workshops. All sessions are led by professional musicians. Whether you are new to music or an experienced songwriter, we welcome veterans and dependents from all generations and backgrounds.
Don't have an instrument?
No problem. We are here to help you get started. Whether you are looking to learn a new instrument, hone your songwriting skills, or simply attend a music session and see what our community is about...We are here for you.
Susan Phippen House
Led by Bob Murphy, the Scituate Chapter of SSV has entered an exciting time for local veterans. Promotion of the group has been impactful with radio interviews, reaching out to other veteran groups and agents. Meetings are held every Monday from 7-9pm at the Susan Phippen House. Contact Bob Murphy for more info. firstname.lastname@example.org
Smiley's Acoustic Cafe
SSV-Upstate, led by Charles Hedgepath and Neil Sondov, meets the first Sunday of the month from 4-6 pm at Smiley's Acoustic Cafe in Greenville, SC. Contact: email@example.com
Watson's Vets Club
Mt. Shasta, CA
Led byTom Duncan, the SSV Mt. Shasta chapter meets the last Sunday of every month from 1-3pm. Meetings are located at the Watson's Vets Club.
406 Mt. Shasta Blvd. Mt. Shasta, CA
Contact Tom Duncan for more info:
San Marcos, Texas
Cheatham Street Warehouse is where the idea for Soldier Songs and Voices began. Sessions are led by Dustin Welch and Mark Jungers every Monday from 5 - 7 PM. Get more information here.
In partnership with Code VI Veteran Integration, Jim Cochrun leads Soldier Songs and Voices workshops on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 4-6 PM at Restoration Ranch in Bastrop. For more info click here.
La Grange, Texas
Heather Eilers is the chapter coordinator for bi-monthly music workshops held at The Bugle Boy, an intimate concert hall housed in a World War II army barracks located in La Grange. Heather assembles a stellar cast of music volunteers, including the likes of Chuck Hawthorne, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines, Susan Gibson, and other visiting artists. Find more information here.
Ray Hodges leads monthly sessions in the Palmer Pavilion, located behind the American Legion Post 24 in Sarasota, on Wednesdays from 4-6 PM. Read more about the program here.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Carl Solomon leads sessions at Artichoke Music every Sunday from 2-4PM. The Portland chapter also meets the third Wednesday of each month at Ascension Episcopal Parish. More information can be found here.
Taos, New Mexico
San Antonio, Texas
In partnership with 'Find The Hero In You', Tom Vickers leads Soldier Songs and Voices sessions the first Tuesday of every month from 6-8pm. More information can be found here.
Led by Adam McCabe, the Nashville Chapter meets weekly from 5-7pm at the American Legion Post 82 off Galitan Pike. More information can be found here.