Fly Me to the Moon Galaxywide Songwriters Workshop 2020
From June 8 through August 3, Mike Zito partnered with ten songwriters and musicians to teach the creative process.
Music lovers and a new generation of songwriters were able to learn from songwriters from the past and from
The 2020 Galaxywide Songwriters Workshop was funded by donations and an ASCAP grant founded by the renowned composer Bart Howard. Howard’s humble beginnings along the Mississippi River in rural southeast Burlington, Iowa, inspired him to write “Fly Me to the Moon” (originally titled In Other Words) in 1954 circling the world, lifting spirits globally. Frank Sinatra’s 1964 recording was played by the astronauts of Apollo 10 and played ‘on the moon’ by Buzz Aldrin during the Apollo 11 landing.