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400 South LBJ Drive

San Marcos, TX


© Soldier Songs and Voices


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 of our 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're here for you.



San Marcos, Texas
Cheatham St. Warehouse

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. 

Bastrop, Texas
Restoration Ranch
La Grange, Texas
The Bugle Boy

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. 

Sarasota, Florida
The Palmer Pavilion

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.

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Fayeteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Candyman Strings and Things
Portland, Oregon
Artichoke Music

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
Not Forgotten Outreach

Daniel Johnsen leads sessions at the Wellness Center located at the Not Forgotten Outreach in Taos on the first Saturday of every month at 1 PM. More information can be found here

San Antonio, Texas
Sam's Burger Joint

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. 

Nashville, TN
American Legion, Post 82

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.