Every year the Bugle Boy Foundation helps promote Songwriter Serenade providing 15 performing songwriters a platform to showcase their skills before their peers, a panel of esteemed judges and an enthusiastic crowd of music lovers. In 2024, the contest will be held on Saturday, May 11th at St. John’s Parish Hall located at 7026 FM 957 in Schulenburg, TX where songwriters compete for $10,000.00 in prize money.

Song submissions are accepted January through March 24th. Check Songwriter Serenade webpage for more updates.


Caitlin Cannon (2023), Sav Buist (2022), Beth Snapp (2021), Justin Ferran (2019), Mary Bragg (2018), Andrew Delaney (2017), Gabrielle Louise (2016), Gina Chavez (2015), Allie Farris (2014), Frank Gilligan (2013), Phoebe Hunt (2012), Jean Synodinos (2011), Jessica Graves (2010), Bill Passalaqua (2009), Abi Tapia (2008) & Brian Kalinec (2207).