Songwriting Workshop

Songwriting Workshop

$249.99

11am-1pm | On two consecutive Saturdays
Instructor: Matthew Lee Robinson

Students should bring an original song or song idea to class. Instructor will give individual critique and feedback on each song as well as group instruction. Students are expected to continue working on their song between classes.

:::Topics Include:::

Intro to songwriting: lyrics and melody, the song concept, the myth of writer’s block, how to find inspiration, different ways of creating song ideas.

Song structure: common parts of a song, point /counterpoint, differences between what is the song versus what is the production.

How to turn words into Lyrics: story-telling, repeating phrases, vocalizing, layering in the studio, writing with a twist in the story.

Other related concepts: groove, chord structure, melody, harmony, improvisation as a tool, writing from emotion, copyrighting your songs


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Classes are held at: Ripley Grier Studios at 305 W. 38th st (just west of 9th ave)

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