• SONGSPEAK - SCALA Newsletter

    Latest SCALA Newsletter hot off the press! Featuring President's report, FOOM 2017 Winners List, CD Reviews and more!


    Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate 30 sensational years of original music. We had a fabulous time!


    Watch all of the performances from the 2017 FOOM Live Performance Grand Final held on 14 September 2017.

    2017 SCALA FOOM Grand Final

    SCALA FOOM 2017

    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.

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    SCALA has a YouTube Channel!!!

    Subscribe to SCALAs very own YouTube Channel to see local songwriters perform their original songs.

    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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    Songwriters, Composers, and Lyricists Association (SCALA)

    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.

  • What's On Next

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

    Thursday 26 April 2018, 7:00pm

    Songwriters Workshop Series

    What Makes A Great Song?



    SCALA presents:

    What Makes A Great Song?


    What is the key to writing an effective song? Lyrics? Melody? Structure? Subject matter?


    Respected Adelaide songwriters Ben Searcy and Maddy Coutts analyse what makes a song work, and what makes some songs stand out from the others.


    Join us for a panel discussion, and add your own analysis to the mix.


    Date: Thursday 26 April 2018, 7:00pm

    Location: Box Factory: 59 Regent St South, Adelaide


    Entry fee: Gold coin donation

  • Live Music: What's On Next

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

    Thursday 17 May 2018

    SCALA Live @ The Wheaty 

    presents another night of fabulous original music


    Join us at The Wheatsheaf Hotel for an evening of original music.


    The Wheatsheaf Hotel: 39 George Street, Thebarton

    $5 Entry - Non SCALA 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

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