The Syndicut Songwriter Retreat

An intensive and uplifting weekend retreat for indie artists & songwriters looking to gain a deeper understanding of themselves as music creators and more knowledge on how to build a sustainable career in today's music industry.

Master classes, critique sessions, recording opportunities & performances in the beautiful country setting of

Willow Sound Studio in Russell, ON.

NEXT RETREAT: JUNE 10-12, 2022



Willow Sound Studio

Enjoy the peaceful tranquility of a country setting in the quaint village of Russell. Acres of heritage trees, gardens and a wading pond beckon you with the sounds of a waterfall to inspire connection to nature and the creator within.


Tara Shannon & Debbie Zavitson

With decades of professional music industry experience, Debbie & Tara will facilitate your weekend experience. From the craft of songwriting to business fundamentals, their compassion and real world understanding of what it takes to make a living with your music will shore you up and inspire you to live your best life as a music creator. 



Immersive & Holistic


Explore a deeper connection with self, learn effective self care strategies and find balance as a music creator. Gain a better understanding of how music fits into your life and valuable insight on how to establish a steady income stream from your music in a sustainable and healthy way.


Unique & Memorable

Catered organic meals, campfire guitar pulls, co-writes, concert in the village and more. Make lasting memories and life long connections while building your network with other music creators. And most importantly - take time for you.

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