Writing Lyrics That Succeed and Endure

MUSC X 404.1

Discover how to craft meaningful and powerful lyrics using analyses of student assignments, works-in-progress, and the experience of writing on deadline, rewriting, and collaboration.

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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Lectures, discussions, and guest speakers expand on the craft of lyric writing
  • Explore the process of lyric writing, overcoming stumbling blocks, and developing a person style
  • Learn what is valued in a lyric from studying great songs
  • Delve into opportunities for lyricists in film, theater, animation, and more

About this course:

The goal of this workshop is to enable you to raise your own standards--reaching further, writing better. Lectures, discussions with guest professionals, and analysis of student assignments and works-in-progress give you experience in the practices of the profession, including writing on assignment and deadline, rewriting, and collaboration. Topics include what is valued in a lyric; reviewing the great songs; expanding one's horizons; the craft of lyric writing; overcoming stumbling blocks; developing a personal style; collaboration; handling rejection; the new marketplace; new opportunities in film, theater, and animation; and artistic objectives: writing lyrics that make a difference, writing lyrics to be proud of, and creating works that survive in an age of disposable product.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Writing Lyrics That Succeed and Endure.

Prior experience writing lyrics.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Marty Panzer
370643
Fee:
$699.00
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178
Lecture
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 1178

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