Crafting Great Lyrics: A Songwriting Workshop

MUSC X 404.4

Of interest to beginners as well as more experienced songwriters, this course offers a supportive and inspirational writing workshop environment focusing on three interrelated aspects of songwriting: form, theme, and content.

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Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Perform practical exercises and write lyrics to improve your songwriting skills
  • Focus your writing on story telling and expanding rhyming and specificity
  • Analyze hit songs by The Beatles, Ed Sheeran, Joni Mitchell, and more
  • Receive feedback on finished songs

About this course:

Of interest to beginning, as well as more experienced songwriters, this course offers a fun, supportive and inspirational writing workshop environment. Instruction focuses on three equally important and interrelated aspects of songwriting: form, theme, and content. Each week, students perform practical exercises and write lyrics to strengthen their songwriting skills. Exercises are designed to focus storytelling, and to expand on rhyming while adding specificity and color to songs. Hit songs, by such writers as Taylor Swift, The Beatles, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars provide templates for commercial lyric writing. Ultimately, each participant's lyrics are evaluated by the hit song formula: to entertain, to tell the truth, and to connect with your audience.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Saturday 2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Mark Winkler
376017
Fee:
$699.00
14 days left. Enroll by Oct 3, 2020
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Notes

No meeting November 28, 2020.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Sat Oct 3, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 10, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 17, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 24, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 31, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 7, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 14, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 21, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 5, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 12, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 19, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online

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