Where In the World Are the Songs of Karen Benedetto?
CUTS
“Right From the Start”© On Marieann Meringolo’s CD,
‘Imagine…If We Only Have Love’©2004
“Sister Thing”© On Girl Scouts of the USA’s 90th Anniv. CD,
‘Sisters Hand In Hand’©2003
“Southern Rains”© On Pamela Palmieri’s Amer. Red Cross Benefit CD,
‘Southern Rains: A Song of Hope’©2005
(in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita)
“I’m Giving Love This Christmas”©
(formerly titled "The Perfect Gift").
On St. Barnabas Health Care System’s Benefit CD,
‘Holiday Heart”©2005
(a Hospice awareness benefit project)

IN BOOKS
“One”© In Intl. Assn. of Unity Churches’ Songbook,
‘Holy Now’©2005
“Here In This Place”
(“Stillpoint”)©
“One”©
“A Fish Tale”©
“Living In the Flow”©
These four songs in
‘What’s Your Story What’s Your Song?’©2006
(a one-hour sacred service in book form with CD)
produced by Lightstar Foundation, Suffern, NY

BY COMMISSION
“Bartimaeus’ Song”© Commissioned by Chelsea Community Church,
NYC, for its Palm Sunday 2006 Pageant, ‘Walk
The Via Dolorosa’
“Q-Girls Rock”© Commissioned by www.Q-Girls.net as
its website theme song, 2004

PROFESSIONAL SHOWCASES BY INVITATION
“You’re There”©

MAC/ASCAP Songwriter’s Showcase, NYC

“The Call”© MAC/ASCAP Songwriter’s Showcase, NYC
“I’m Giving Love This Christmas”©
(formerly titled "The Perfect Gift").
MAC/ASCAP Songwriter’s Showcase, NYC
“Time and Truth”© N.Y. Sheet Music Society –
New Songwriters’ Series
“You’re There”© N.Y. Sheet Music Society –
New Songwriters’ Series
“Swing”© N.Y. Sheet Music Society –
New Songwriters’ Series
“The Call”© N.Y. Sheet Music Society –
New Songwriters’ Series
“Yesterdays”© N.Y. Sheet Music Society –
New Songwriters’ Series

SONGWRITING CONTEST RECOGNITION
”Right Off the Bat 2004”© 2nd Annual International Narrative Song Competition (2006)
Narrative Lyrics
First Place Winner, Children’s/Fantasy/Novelty
“You’re There”© 23rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, 2006
(Songwriters Association of Washington)
Honorable Mention, Adult Contemporary
“One”© Second Annual Texas Songwriters Cruise Contest, 2006
Second Place Winner, Christian Category
“Southern Rains”© Second Annual Texas Songwriters Cruise Contest, 2006
(a response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita)
Finalist, Acoustic/Folk
“A Pencil and A Pad”
(“The Songwriter Song”)©
Piano Press’s 6th Annual Art of Music Writing Contest, 2006
Second Place Winner, Lyrics
“You’re There”© Unisong International Songwriting Contest, 2005
Honorable Mention, Pop Uptempo
“A Pencil and A Pad”
(“The Songwriter Song”)©
13th Annual Billboard Song Contest
Honorable Mention, Country/Folk
“One”© 13th Annual Billboard Song Contest
Honorable Mention, Contemporary Christian/Gospel
“Southern Rains”© Great American Song Contest, 2005
Honor Award, Acoustic/Folk
“Holding On”© International Narrative Song Competition, 2005
Honorable Mention, Journey of Self-Discovery
“One”© Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, 2005
Honorable Mention, Gospel/Inspirational
“The Perfect Gift”
(“I’m Giving Love This Christmas”)©
Paramount Group’s Nashville Intl. Song & Lyric Competition, 2004
Award of Honor, Christmas
“One”© UK Songwriting Contest, 2004
Finalist, Christian/Gospel
“One”© Tipperary (Ireland) Intl. Song of Peace Contest, 2004
Finalist, Peace Songs
“The Call”© Tipperary (Ireland) Intl. Song of Peace Contest, 2003
Finalist, Peace Songs
“Walking In the Light”© Unisong International Song Contest, 2003
Entry of Merit/Finalist, Gospel/Contemporary Christian
“Walking In the Light”© UK Songwriting Contest, 2003
Finalist, Christian/Gospel
“The Perfect Gift”
(“I’m Giving Love This Christmas”)©
UK Songwriting Contest, 2003
Finalist, Miscellaneous (Holiday)
“The Perfect Gift”
(“I’m Giving Love This Christmas”)©
Great American Song Contest, 2003
Honor Award, Special Category (Christmas)

COMPILATIONS
“Right From the Start…the Songs of Karen Benedetto”©
Debut Songwriter CD of 17 songs, all genres, performed by various NYC artists

Produced by Dancing Bull Music and Karen Benedetto Songs
“A Holiday Sampler”©
Holiday CD of 5 songs – Christmas, Hanukkah,
Time and the New Year
Produced by Karen Benedetto Songs

SONGS WITH PUBLISHERS
Justin Wilde, Songcastle Music (ASCAP), Mission Viejo, CA
“Happy New Year To You”©


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Phone & Fax: (845) 268-3170
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