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Bill Pere - Song Analyst and Music Business Coach

Songwriting that Gets Results, Combining Arts, Education, and Community Outreach
Song Development - Music Production - Music Business Mentoring  - Recording -  Workshops - Artist Development



Three Decades of Touching Hearts and Minds with some of the finest songcrafting of our time.



Bill is currently President and Executive Director of the Connecticut Songwriters Association, as well as Executive Director of the LUNCH Ensemble.  For complete event calendars of these two organizations, which will include most of Bill's major concert appearances,  click the links below.

Bill also does private consultations and mentoring in any aspect of songwriting,  performing ,  or  developing a career in the music business, through the Connecticut Songwriting Academy .  Recording, production, publishing and distribution too.


Bill is based in New England, and has performed across the U.S., and in Canada and Europe.  Venues include colleges,  theaters, coffeehouses, schools,  conferences, and festivals around the country.
Bill Pere with Steve Chapin, Nova Scotia, Canada


CSA Calendar
LUNCH calendar



For Other Highlights, see the  the LUNCH and CSA calendars:

(Bill keeps a light performing schedule so as to devote more time to writing, recording,  and teaching, so catch the performances when you can.  Bill performs either solo, with the LUNCH Ensemble, or as part of the band Heart and Spiral )


Events from 2005

March 8 - Concert with new State Troubadour Thomasina Levy;
Union Baptist Church, $10

March 19 -- Benefit Concert, Westerly, RI

April 5 - MTV Studios, NYC - Music Career Counseling

April 8 - University of Hartford, 8pm "Music For a Change" Concert Series. 
              Harry Chapin Tribute Show  (Tickets $15)

April 16 :  Teaching a Collaboration Workshop, Mystic Chamber of Commerce

April 16 -- Hosting a concert with Nancy Tucker, Union Baptist Church, Mystic

May 1 -- Live Radio interview WCNI, 1pm .

May 7 - Griswoldville Chapel, Wethersfield.  Day of Praise concert and workshop
              (Tickets, $10)

May 14 - appearing with Kay Pere and Heart & Spiral at Mystic River Folk

May  - CAMPY Conference

June 12  - J.B. Williams Park, Glastonbury (free event)
                 The CSA Annual Songwriters Picnic/Showcase (first of 2)

July 13 - New Britain Youth Museum, New Britain CT
               Family Show. 2pm - Free Event

July 14 -7:30pm -  Buttonwood Tree, Main Steet,  Middletown
                              with Kay Pere and Leslie Berry

July 17-23 - Music Director at Camp Wightman

August 6:  House Concert, Garden Grove, CA

August 7:  Songsalive Guest Speaker, Los Angeles, CA

August 28  -J.B. Williams Park, Glastonbury (free event) 
                   The CSA Annual Songwriters Picnic/Showcase (second of 2)

August 21 - Performing at the Immie Awards,  Society Hill Sheraton, Philadelphia.

Sept 1 - 5  - Philadelphia, Independent Music Conference, presenting a workshops

Sept 17-18 -- Featured Presenter at the New England Music Expo
                      Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford
                      (main presentation 1:30 , Sept 18)

Sept 17 - The Official Groton and Connecticut History Concert
                Union Baptist Church,  Mystic CT (Tickets, $10)

Sept 22 - New London Senior Center

Sept 24 - Performing with Heart & Spiral at UUS:East, Manchester, 7:30

Oct  1 - Teaching a Songwriting Workshop at Western Connecticut State University, 
              Danbury, CT  10am-3pm    Pre-Registration is $88.   Call 203-837-8228

Oct 7-10  Gove Hill, Vermont -- private retreat

Oct 15 -- Hosting a Workshop and Concert with Steve Gillette

Oct 22 --  Day of Praise concert and workshop - Griswoldville Chapel, Whethersfield CT
               (Tickets, $10)

Oct 31 - Mary Morrison School, Groton CT. 

Nov 5 -  With the Ensemble at Dunns Corners Community Church,  Westerly, RI
               7:pm show,  6:15 pre-show,  Tickets $10 to benefit local social services.

Nov 18 - With Heart & Spiral at All-Souls UU Church,
               60 Huntington St, New London CT to benefit the New London Winter Shelter

Nov  - Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference, NY

Dec 3 - Annual LUNCH Holiday Show:  "A Mall and the Night Visitors...!"   
             Union Baptist Church, Mystic (Tickets, $12) 



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