Song Writing Workshop

"Where Do Songs Come From?"

Saturday, JULY 15

10:30am - 11:30am 

  • Hosted by Bob Hausler

  • FREE & open to the public

  • Held in cafeteria building

  • All skill levels welcome!

        (with your park pass)

Sometimes great ideas just need a little bit of a kick start to turn into a fantastic song. Bob's workshop will help you to understand  "where songs come from". How do you take your inspiration and turn it into a complete well written song.

Bob is an accomplished award winning musician who loves to share what he has learned. Don't miss this opportunity to work with a truly wonderful artist and hone your own song writing skills!

ABOUT BOB

 

energy, Bob reaches out to his audience in a very personal way. He has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals in the Mid-West. (Nor'ester Music Fest, FreeMusic Fest, Parkapalooza just to name a few). His songs have been played on radio stations throughout the world. He co-wrote the #1 hit “That GTO” with Laurie Middlebrook which was also featured on the nationally syndicated NPR radio program “Car Talk”.

He is currently at work on his second solo recording project, as yet untitled. He will be recording some of the songs that are very close to him. This project is sure to be a highlight of an already productive career. This will be a follow up for the 2014 release "Family, Friends, and the Good Life"

As the founder and former president of the Mid-Michigan Songwriters Guild, he spends a lot of time helping others develop their songwriting skills.
 

A small list of some of the bands and artists he has worked with includes:

  • Cheryl K. Warner (CKW recording artist with several #1 hits)

  • Jamie-Sue Seal - (Smokin' Sled Dog Records)

  • Billy and The Beertones

  • Laurie Middlebrook (LAMB recording artist)

  • Larry McCray (Point Blank recording artist)

  • Brenda Cole (Melody Dawn recording artist)

  • Bernie Nelson - Nashville recording artist and hit songwriter

  • Melba Montgomery Nashville recording artist

  • Marty Haggard Nashville recording artist

  • Cornpone

  • Bronco Billy

  • Desperado

  • Phoenix

  • Still Smokin'

  • The Blue Sage Ramblers

  • Jimmy and the Growlers

  • Owner of Bit-By Bit Studios in Saginaw Michigan

 

Bob is also a Feature writer for Tune-Up Magazine


Press

"Supreme songwriter, guitarist and keyboardist Bob Hausler is a great story teller, collaborator, instigator as well as a promoter of other fine independent songwriters. Friend to all he meets, there isn't a good song that escapes his fine ear. Humor is his forte, but tearjerkers follow close behind. He always offers a heartfelt performance of his own fine songs or covers." - Trish Lewis - Wucx-Fm Eclectic Chair

Trish Lewis, Wucx-Fm Eclectic Chair (Mar 10, 2014)

"Bob Hausler is a versatile musician who has played guitar and keyboards in countless Mid-Michigan bands. Many, including me, have called on Bob as a sideman and as an accompanist because of his natural feel and passion for music. More recently, you can find Bob writing commercial quality songs and doing gigs as a solo performer. He's always a pro, always top-notch." Jamie-Sue Seal, Smokin' Sleddog Records Artist/Agent

Jamie-Sue Seal-Artist/Agent, Smokin' Sleddog Records (May 23, 2015)
 

Bob Hausler is an Award winning singer, songwriter, guitarist, and entertainer who has entertained thousands of people in his career. Working with such artists as Cheryl K. Warner, Jamie-Sue Seal, Laurie Middlebrook, Brenda Cole, Jen Cass, and many more. He has opened for such artists as; Eric Church, the Mavericks, Neil McCoy, Sawyer Brown, Tracy Lawrence, Diamond Rio, Chris Cagle, and many others.

 

As a session guitarist he has played on hundreds of recordings. As a songwriter his songs have been pitched to or recorded by artists like: Alabama, Jon Anderson, Randy Travis, Laurie Morgan, Laurie Middlebrook, Cheryl K. Warner, and other 

successful artists. An emotional singer, Bob loves to let the song come from the heart. At home in front of a crowd of thousands or in the intimate setting of a small club, he performs with energy and soul. Known for his high-spirited performance and endless

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