Mar 14
Practice Personalities in Songwriting with Thornton Cline

Practice Personalities in Songwriting with Thornton Cline

Practice Personalities in Songwriting - with Thornton Cline

Show starts at 4:30pm

Practice Personalities in Songwriting – with Thornton Cline

Are you getting the most out of your practice time?  Did you know that your personality can affect the way you practice? This session is a must for all instrumental teachers, musicians and students. Nine practice personalities are presented – based on observations and interviews with over 1,000 music students and 25 years of teaching experience.

Saturday, March 14  CMC  4:30 p.m – FREE SONG CRITIQUE SESSION – with hit writer and best selling Amazon author, Thornton.

Come and bring one of your songs you’ve written on a CD with a typed lyric sheet (a full demo or a work tape). Do not put your name on the CD or the lyric sheet. 

Hit songwriter, Thornton Cline from Nashville will listen to all of the songs and give positive/helpful feedback and suggestions on how to make your song a more viable and commercial hit song.  All styles and genres are welcomed.  All writers remain anonymous. 

Everyone who purchases one of Thornton Cline’s books from the CMC will receive a free personal, private one-on-one song critique/evaluation of their song in person, on Skype (Facetime) or by phone  This offer is good for one year and can be used at any time.
Join Thornton Cline, as he shares his principles from his book of the same name Practice Personalities: What’s Your Type? (Centerstream/Hal Leonard Publications). You will hear powerful strategies to motivate and inspire musicians to practice more effectively and efficiently based on their personality type.
Thornton Cline, Grammy and Dove Award nominated Songwriter of the Year, has taught and performed instrumental music for over 25 years.  Cline is president and director of his own music school, Clinetel Music in Hendersonville, Tennessee.   He is also on the music faculty of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee.

He is an avid performer of the violin, piano and guitar.  Cline is author of the new book, Practice Personalities  on Centerstream Publishing/Hal Leonard Corporation.   He is an in demand speaker and clinician for educational workshops around the United States.   Cline has written numerous published articles for leading music education journals.

Cline has had over 150 of his original songs recorded by major and independent recording artists,  receiving gold and platinum awards  for his hit, “Love is the Reason” recorded by Engelbert Humperdinck and Gloria Gaynor on RCA Records.

Cline is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (B.M.E);  University of Illinois (M. S. in Music Education) and has had completed all course work toward his Ph. D. in music education at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Thornton resides in Hendersonville, Tennessee with his wife and two children.