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A week long immersive experience in one of the main musical centers of Europe

During this “real world” creative experience you will engage with industry professionals, artists and peers in a songwriting camp hosted by the Wisseloord House of Music in The Netherlands in collaboration with BMG.

You will have the opportunity to work in one of the best studios of western Europe, writing, producing, and collaborating with established creatives in the Dutch music industry, an experience that ends with a final showcase where you will perform in front of industry professionals.


The House Of Music team will take care of inviting artists, other creatives and labels who are interested in working with the Berklee students and provide briefs from the industry.

The best tracks, selected by the Creative Director of the House of Music and the A&R’s of BMG will get the opportunity to get published by Wisseloord Publishing / BMG.

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Songwriting Camp Intro


For Who?

If you are an experienced musician, composer, songwriter or artist looking to expand your network in Europe as well as your creative skills.


Travel to Hilversum
Check into hotel

​Monday – Thursday
Songwriting Camp experience
10am-11am : Breakfast
11am – 1pm : Briefings, Clinics, Master classes…
1pm – 2pm : Networking lunch
2pm – Until : Studio sessions

Thursday Night
Participants will submit final draft of songs for listening session. Songs will be chosen for final showcase.

10am – 11am : Breakfast
11am – 2pm : Final edits, revisions, and rehearsals
2pm – 4pm : Lunch and talk about paperwork

4pm – 5pm : Break
5pm – 7pm : Sound Check
7pm – 10pm: Final Showcase


The House Of Music can welcome you through the whole year for writing sessions or internships, but the dedicated writing camps will take place during school holidays.

This includes

• Transportation between Amsterdam and Hilversum
• Breakfast, Networking Lunch & Dinner in the Wisseloord

Restaurant (from Monday morning until Friday evening).
• Writing sessions
• Clinics, Masterclasses

Not included

• Flights to Amsterdam Schiphol
• Hotel (Possibilities to sleep in the Wisseloord bedrooms for 25€ per night for the 4 first applicants).


2 students can obtain a full scholarship for the camp financed by the House Of Music (exclusive of travel and hotel costs). This scholarship will be attributed to 2 composers, writers, artists or producers by a selection committee constituted or AnR’s, artists managers and label representatives.