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SONG: MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS SONGWRITERS: • Mark Meckel Grammy winning publisher • Monte Selby Mark Meckel Fan Club Organizer Please Welcome: Monte Selby, the band, & students from University Middle School
WELCOME! • ARTISTS • SONGWRITERS • STUDENTS • STUDIO MUSICIANS • TOUR MUSICIANS • COMEDIANS • GRAMMY WINNERS • #1 HIT SINGERS • Celebrating the best of 13 year olds! 13
SONG: I HOPE YOU DANCE SONGWRITERS: • Mark Sanders (hit songwriter!) • Tia Sillers Author, Grammy winning songwriter, Over a dozen rock, country, rock, pop, and blues hits (Dixie Chicks, LeAnn Womak, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Alan Jackson, Pam Tillis, George Ducas, etc.) Please Welcome: Tia Sillers
SONG: SNOW DAY SONGWRITER: • Monte Selby At 13 attended Gage Jr. High in Gage, Oklahoma • What makes a 13 year old dance?
SONG: CAN WE HANDLE IT? SONGWRITERS: • Stephanie Sortore As a 13 year old at Belfast Central School in New York, Stephanie wrote with Monte “Can We Handle it?” (recorded on Monte’s latest CD) • Monte Selby Stephanie Sortore’s #1 fan Please Welcome: Stephanie, Monte, the band, and students from University Middle School
THE BEST OF 13? • BE PLAYFUL 2. laugh 3. engage 4. enjoy 5. joke 6. run 7. jump 8. smile 9. dance 10. hug 11. giggle 12. wiggle 13. celebrate!
SONG: THERE’S YOUR TROUBLE SONGWRITERS: • Tia Sillers • Mark Selby Vangard Records recording artist Mark Selby has written #1 hits for multi-platinum recording artists (including the Dixie Chick's Grammy-winning There's Your Trouble and Kenny Wayne Shepherd's Blue On Black, Billboard Magazine's Rock Track of the Year in 1998). And lots more we’ll tell you later… Please Welcome: Mark Selby
A STORY THAT NEEDS TO BE TOLD SONGWRITERS: • Tom Hambridge • Mark Selby At 13 attended Gage Jr. Hi! Mark has written more than 10 top-40 singles and 4 #1 hits, Recent radio hits include Tammy Cochran's I Cry and Pinmonkey's Barbed Wire and Roses. Wynona, Trisha Yearwood, Lee Roy Parnell, JoDee Messina, etc. Please Welcome: Mark and Monte Selby
SONG: MY DAD IS A SUPERINTENDENT SONGWRITER: • Monte Selby Madison’s Dad Please Welcome: Mark and Monte Selby
NAME THIS MUSICIAN * Who immortalized the falsetto singing style in the ‘60’s hit, Bread and Butter? * Marching bands perform this writers song most often… * Whose song was first taken into space by an astronaut? * Who holds the record in sheet music sales?
AND … • He made history as the first songwriter with simultaneous number one hits in both country (Randy Travis) and pop (Bette Midler) charts? • His song has been featured in Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Seinfeld, The Simpsons, Trivial Pursuit, Paul Harvey, etc
SONG: THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS SONGWRITER: Larry Henley is a Grammy Award winning songwriter. In His early career as a pop star with The Newbeats, he headlined with The Kinks, The Dave Clark Five, The Supremes, Smoky Robinson, Marvin Gaye and The Temptations. His songs are recorded by Tammy Wynette, Tanya Tucker, Janie Fricke, Delbert McClinton, Barbara Streisand, Bob Dylan, … Please Welcome:Larry Henley
SONG: QUESTIONS SONGWRITER: • Monte Selby Former middle school principal who now has even more knowledge and recognition of the power of parental involvement on the success of middle school students. Please Welcome: Monte, Mark and their favorite guitars.
SONG: MORE HANDS SONGWRITERS: • Debbie Silver - Award winning educator and internationally acclaimed presenter • Mark Meckel - Former staff member on TV’s “Star Search” and friend to millions • Monte Selby - Michelle Selby’s best friend Please Welcome: Michelle Selby – mom, family therapist, artist, school volunteer and singer!
SONG: PEER PRESSURE SONGWRITERS: Monte/Tia Sillers/Mark Selby. Mark and Tia co-wrote longest running #1 rock hit in history PLEASE WELCOME: “Robin English is a force of nature,” Music Row Magazine. Robin’s single on Sony/Columbia, “Girl In Love,” was on GAC’s Top 10 videos and Billboard’s Top Single Sales for 8 months.
SONG: HOPE SONGWRITERS: • Burton Collins (lots of hits writer) • Lisa Shaffer New artist on Lyric Street Records. CD releases early 2007! Please Welcome: Lisa Shaffer
SONG: ARMSTRONG SONGWRITERS: * Rick Wormeli Columnist, acclaimed educator and prolific writer of books and materials for teachers! • Monte Selby Travels to see Rick’s amazing presentations. Please Welcome: Lisa Shaffer, Monte and Band
SONG: DRIVIN MY CAR SONGWRITERS: • Nathan Meckel, at 13, attended Felten MS, Hays, KS He writes, performs, and produces (including Monte’s new album titled IN THE TEACHERS LOUNGE) He collaborates with… • Pam Reswik (a California based hit songwriter) • Monte Selby was Nathan’s first guitar teacher • Please Welcome: NathanMeckel
SONG: ALL IN THIS TOGETHER SONGWRITERS: • Blake Chaffin – Nashville writer, guitarist, road manager and business owner. • Monte Selby – Former principal of Felten Middle School, where both Blake and Michael Selby attended school at the age of 13 Please Welcome: Blake & Michael Selby (piano & vocal)
BARNEY FIFE WHO IS THAT GUY? Rik Roberts headlines America’s top comedy clubs - a favorite at The Improv, The Punchline, Funny Bone, The Stardome, Zanies, etc. He appears in videos on Great American Country, an episode of the Emmy award winning “Bananas Family Comedy” show, and as Barney Fife on “Comedy at Large.”
THE OAK RIDGE BOYS “Best wishes teachers, sorry we missed you!”
AUTOGRAPHED GUITARS Randy Sharp Rik Roberts Don’t miss the drawing for these guitars!
MONTE SELBY’S LATEST CD IN THE TEACHERS LOUNGE Plus many autographed items
CHUCK FIELDS At 13, Chuck attended Humboldt Jr. High in Tennessee. Currently drummer for country music star Terri Clark, he has toured with Martina McBride, Mark Selby, Paul Brandt, Allison Brown, Steve Holy, Chris Cummings, Jazz Artist Willie Walman and the virtuoso bass player Rob Wasserman, plus jazz legends Jimmy Heath, Herb Ellis, Phineas Newborn Jr., Calvin Newborn, Herman Green, and Tom Brown. Yes, Chuck has appeared on Good Morning America.
DAVID SANTOS - BASS At 13, David Michael Santos attended Sligh Jr. High in Tampa, Florida. He performs, records and composes music with Billy Joel, Elton John, Crosby Stills and Nash, Phoebe Snow, John Fogerty, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett and others. He's appeared on "The Tonight Show", "Good Morning America" and the "Rosie O'Donnell Show" as well as Broadway, Off-Broadway and Las Vegas productions.
BOBBY OGDIN - PIANO At 13, attended Bearden Elementary in Knoxville, TN. Bobby has toured and recorded with almost everyone – including Elvis Presley! Ray Charles, Shelby Lynne, Freddy Fender, The Marshal Tucker Band, The Judds, Kenny Rogers, Kenny Chesney, Confederate Railroad, Amy Grant, K. T. Oslin, Travis Tritt, Pam Tillis, Clay Walker, Jo Dee Messina, Willie Nelson, Mark Selby, Ween, Sylvia, Wynona, Lee Greenwood, Kathy Mattea, John Michael Montgomery, B.J. Thomas, Aaron Tippin, Ray Price, Marshall Dyllon, Neal McCoy..
MARK SELBY - GUITAR A virtuoso guitarist and dynamic live artist, Mark has shared the stage with B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Robert Cray, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Delbert McLinton, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Collective Soul, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Levon Helm, Junior Brown, etc. "An electrifying performer” - BLUES REVUE “The music does the talking" - ROLLING STONE “Tracks that have more groove than a vintage vinyl record” - AMERICAN SONGWRITER
SONG: UNTIL WE FEED THE CHILD SONGWRITERS: • Randy Sharp is a Grammy Award winning songwriter. Six #1 hits songs and recordings by Restless Heart, Exile, Patti Loveless, Glen Campbell, Dolly Parton, Linda Rondstadt, Emmy Lou Harris, Reba McEntire, Tanya Tucker, Kathy Mattea, Anne Murray, Oakridge Boys, Marty Robbins, Jerry Reed, Lee Greenwood, The Crickets, Blood Sweat and Tears, Kennedy Rose, Patti Page and Big Bird. • Monte Selby is the co-writer without cool credits.
SINGERS – UKRAINE AND JAPANESE Sonia Lee, at 13, attended Bay Trail Middle High in Rochester, New York. That year, she sang a John Denver song in her first talent show. A Kerrville New York Folk Festival Finalist, she is currently signed to Hippie Chick Twang Records, Sonia is a first generation Ukrainian American. Mari Nagatomi is originally from Kyoto, Japan, and moved to Nashville in 2004. She writes and performs in both English and Japanese, and plays piano and guitar.
RUSSIAN AND FRENCH Lydia Salnikova is most known for her work as lead vocalist and keyboard player for the Grammy-nominated band Bering Strait which released 2 albums on Universal South Records. The band appeared with Trisha Yearwood, Diamond Rio, Collin Raye, Wynonna, Phil Vassar, Kenny Rogers, Kathy Mattea, … Robin English, who appeared earlier tonight, will sing the French version of this song.
CELLO Emily Wagner attends Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School. She agreed to play cello on short notice and without rehearsal! Her photo is from Halloween, so you know she’s cool.
SONG: IT WASN’T MY FAULT SONGWRITER: • Mark Selby Two internationally acclaimed albums for Vanguard Records – More Storms Comin’ (2000) and Dirt (2003), and contributed to the Grammy-nominated Avalon Blues: A Tribute to Mississippi John Hurt (2001). • Monte Selby Mark Selby’s official pre-concert food taster. PLEASE WELCOME: Melissa Montgomery, lead singer of Up Side of Envy
SONG: DON’T LAUGH AT ME SONGWRITERS: Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin Please Welcome: Mark Wills. The song "Jacob's Ladder" jump-started Mark’s career on Mercury Records, followed by a string of Top 10 hits: "Places I've Never Been" (1997), "I Do (Cherish You)" (1998), "Don't Laugh at Me" (1998), "Wish You Were Here" (1999), "She's in Love" (1999) and "Back at One" (2000). His Greatest Hits followed in 2002, featuring the hit "19 Somethin”
SONG: LIFE’S A DANCE SONGWRITERS: • Allen Shamblin (legendary writer) • Steve Seskin Seven #1 songs. Hits - Tim McGraw, Neal McCoy, John Michael Montgomery, Kenny Chesney, Collin Raye, Peter Frampton, Waylon Jennings, Alabama, Mark Wills, and Peter Paul and Mary… Please Welcome: Steve Seskin
MORE MUSIC FRIDAY? Steve Seskin, Mark Selby, Tia Sillers and Randy Sharp will appear at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning at the “Writers In The Round” session Governor’s Ballroom
SONG: HORMONE BLUES SONGWRITER: • Monte Selby Morgan Selby’s dad PLEASE WELCOME: The whole crew and… Special Guest Ray Kennedy – Hit songwriter, recording artist, and Grammy Award winning producer. Worked with: Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, The Beach Boys, The Babies, Mellencamp, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, Jeff Beck, Nanci Griffith and many, many more. And he produced Monte Selby’s CD titled ONE. Cool!
SONG: I WILL BELIEVE SONGWRITER: • Monte Selby Martin Selby’s dad • Thanks to Sue Swaim (NMSA Executive Director) and Linda Robinson (NMSA past president) for the suggestion, inspiration, and collaboration to compose I Will Believe for the NMSA 2003 National Conference! PLEASE WELCOME: Everyone. Sing along!
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