Sierra Songwriting

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General Description:

Students will be introduced to the art and craft of songwriting including but not limited to song components, lyric writing, melody writing, poetic devices, song structure, song rewriting and editing and more. Emphasis will be on the students work. No formal background in music will be necessary and students who want to write only lyrics or melody are welcome.

Date of Period

Fee       

Credit/Workshop

Instructor

July 13-15, 2018

$275

Workshop

Jim Bruno

Class Schedule

The daily class routine will consist of a informal meeting on Friday evening, a two hour lecture on Saturday morning. Songwriting by the students will be done on Saturday afternoon with personal help from the instructor. Sunday morning will consist of an evaluation of the songs for the class including constructive comments from the instructor and the other students

Supplies and Other Useful Items

CLASS SUPPLY LIST

  • Note pad & pen
  • Those that write melody can bring the instrument they write. To perform their songs they can use the instructors guitar.

PERSONAL GEAR 

  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Layered clothing
  • Raingear
  • Sturdy hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight/Headlamp
  • Alarm Clock
  • Tupperware to carry lunch (sandwich, fruit, cookies)