SCALA congratulates all of winners of the 2017 Festival Of Original Music. This year SCALA received over 200 songs entered across 6 categories with just over 60 entries in the live category alone! Thank you to everyone who participated - we were impressed with the high standards of lyric writing, songwriting, and performances through the festival.

    SCALA is the Songwriters, Composers, and Lyricists Association. SCALA is a global songwriting organisation dedicated to encouraging, supporting and nurturing songwriters, composers, and lyric writers of any style and genre no matter where they are in the world.


    We run a venue for original music, organise monthly workshops, host the annual Festival of Original Music (FOOM) Song Competition, and regularly release albums of original music.


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    Check out our SCALA Facebook page for the latest news, events, and opportunities by clicking on the Facebook icon to the right. If you are a songwriter you can enter the Festival Of Original Music (FOOM) competition held annually. Click on the button below for more information.

    SCALA Celebrates 30 Years

    SCALA is turning 30 years old this year. We have some very special celebrations planned. Sign up to our mailing list for your invitation.

  • What's On Next - Songwriters Workshop

    SCALA celebrates original music in many different ways. See the Songwriters Workshop event below.

    Songwriters Workshop Series

    Monday 18 September 2017, 7:00pm

    Songwriters Workshop


    (How to write a song in 30 minutes)


    SCALA presents SA songwriter, performer, and educator Robyn Habel who has recorded on over 15 albums in the last 25 years and won a swag of music and song awards along the way, including Triple J's Unearthed competition.


    She will guide you through all of the songwriting essentials including harmony, melody, lyrics, and the creative process itself. You will also write a song together in the 30-60 minutes you have.


    Date: Monday 18 September 2017

    Location: Box Factory: 59 Regent St South, Adelaide


    Entry fee: Gold coin donation

  • What's On Next - SCALA Live @ The Wheaty

    SCALA celebrates original music in many different ways. See the events below.

    SCALA Live @ The Wheaty

    Thursday 28 September 2017

    SCALA Live @ The Wheaty 

    presents another night of fabulous original music.


    Come along to The Wheatsheaf Hotel and have a listen to some wonderful original artists in a great environment.


    The Wheatsheaf Hotel: 39 George Street, Thebarton

    $5 Entry - non-members

    SCALA Members Free

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  • Racism. It Stops With Me

    SCALA is committed to promoting equal opportunity in all of our activities and events. We do this in recognition of the principles of equity and in conforming with the spirit and intent of equal opportunity and anti-discrimination legislation.


    SCALA is proud to have recently become a signatory in the 'Racism. It Stops With Me' campaign, being led by the Australian Human Rights Commission and by doing so, joined with some of Australia’s leading businesses, sporting bodies and NGOs.


    For more information about the campaign go to: http://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au