Paul Iwancio is the founder and president emeritus of the Baltimore Songwriters Association. Most recently he won first place in the Colorado Music Business Organization (COMBO) songwriting contest (October 2021). Additionally he came in second place in the Common Ground on the Hill Acoustic Roots songwriting contest in Maryland. In the past he has won awards from the Great American Songwriting Contest, The Mid Atlantic Songwriting Contest and has been a finalist in many performing songwriter contests. In 2006 he was chosen to perform at The Kennedy Center as part of the first ever ASCAP Songwriters Showcase held there.
John Seay (l), Paul Iwancio (r) as seen in the wild Colorado Rockies