This class in an introductory class for songwriters. Ideal for the student who has interest in composition and wants to learn the basics of melody writing and lyric writing. Students will analyze a variety of songs and learn to write in any genre of their interests.
Day 1- How to turn your daily inspirations into music
“Song seeds” (These are the students’ ideas that they will write down in a notebook)
-Coming up with a melody
– Song seeds turn into lyrics
Day 2- What makes a catchy song
-Analyzing songs (students will bring in their favorite song and the class will listen for particular writing styles)
-Song Structure (students will be introduced to popular songwriting forms, they will begin to build from their song seed to write in either verse/chorus form, verse-refrain, or freestyle)
-Basic Chord Progressions and lyric writing tips (students will learn basic chord progressions and basic rhyming patterns for lyrics)
Day 3- Review and Writing/Jam Session
Students will spend time reviewing each other work, making final touches to their song, and practice
Day 4- Performance!
Please fill out the form below to reserve your space. Songwriting Workshop is subject to cancellation based on low enrollment. All programs are non-refundable unless canceled due to low enrollment.
Our Address: Zhen Music and Arts Institute, 4901 W. Lovers Ln., Dallas, TX 75209