Spring Workshop with Brian White!

Come and join NSAI Charlotte
for an incredible Spring Workshop
with three fantastic Nashville songwriters!

Not one, not two, but THREE select Music Row writers: Brian White, Karyn Williams and Pete Sallis. The workshop kicks off with a family night concert Friday night, March 12th at “The Well“.  Doors open @ 7:00 PM, show starts 7:30. Admission is $10 at the door, FREE to paid workshop attendees (children under 12 yrs. old — $5, under 6 yrs. old — FREE).

Workshop attendees will meet at 9:00 AM Saturday morning, March 12th, and the workshop will run to 4:30.  Bring a song and lyrics we will have a drawing for afternoon critiques.  Fee for workshop and concert is $50/NSAI members, $60/non-members.

To sign up for the workshop, you have three options. Use the convenient PayPal link below, email Fiona McAllister for an address to prepay with a check, or pay cash/check either at the show Friday night or Saturday morning just before the workshop. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Come prepared to laugh and learn and be inspired! These are writers with a lot of depth, understanding and experience to share with us! And Brian is a nut… we’ll have a blast!

<Click here to sign-up using Pay Pal>


Brian White

Brian White has written for such artists as Avalon, 4 Him, Point of Grace, Brian Littrell, Selah, The Crabb Family, All Star United,Greg Long, Larnelle Harris, Jaci Velasquez, Cliff Richard, Judy Martin Hess and many others. He is a premier songwriter with the Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing. His writing has earned him 11 #1 songs, as well as two Dove Awards. After 5-albums and 14 years on the road touring, Brian decided to spend more time writing and ministering on a local level and country market.

He has written songs for Trace Adkins, Neal McCoy, Rodney Atkins and BlackHawk! His hit songs include the Martins #1 2004 Gospel song of the year “The Promise” and Rodney Atkins 2007 Bill board Country #1 song of the year “Watching You.”

Karyn Williams

Karyn Williams is a recording artist, songwriter, author, marathon runner. A dynamic woman with a powerful life story, is the eldest daughter of Orlando Magic Senior Vice President, Pat Williams. Her international family includes 19 brothers and sisters adopted from all over the world.

Best known for writing and singing “music with a message”, Karyn is a staff writer for Universal Music in Nashville. In 2009, she was featured at events alongside David Foster, Reba McEntire, Josh Groban, Jordin Sparks, Al Roker and Sean & Lee Anne Tuohy (Blindside). She also appeared with such artists as Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, Vince Gill on the record project This Is My America. Her first radio single will release in the Spring of 2010, with a fall tour in the works. Karyn’s book, The Takeaway co-authored with her dad released in 2009 and has taken the country by storm. She has been featured on The 700 Club, Fox & Friends, Good Morning America Radio, The Daily Buzz, TBN, Confident Women Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping and ESPN Radio.

Pete Sallis

Pete Sallis, originally from Chicago, moved to Nashville to pursue his passion for music. After attending Belmont University, he hit the road as a drummer for six years playing for many Christian and country artists including Trent Wilmon, Bob Carlilse, and Tim Rushlow to name a few. On the strength of just six songs he wrote by himself, Pete signed a two year publishing deal at Combustion Music with Chris Farren. He currently writes for Brentwood Benson/Universal Music Group. He has had songs recorded by artists like George Canyon (2007 Single Of The Year “Somebody Wrote Love), Bucky Covington, Rodney Atkins, Melissa Lawson, Charla Corn, and Ty Williams. Pete won a 2007 CCMA Single of the Year with #1 song “Somebody Wrote Love”.


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