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Songwriting workshop 

Historically, the term “woodshedding was a term used by jazz musicians to describe time spent alone honing musical skills. In this program, you will focus intensely on the songwriting process to create individual songs that utilize concepts like writing in key, arranging, melody, dynamics, lyric writing, and finished compositions. Perform your completed songs at a local coffee shop at the end of the workshop.

What Happens in this Class:

  • Write original songs
  • Learn about composition, chord progressions and song structure
  • Participate in lyric writing exercises in a group environment
  • Record demos of your original songs that will be shared on Soundcloud
  • Live performance at the end of class at a local coffee shop


Tuesdays & Thursdays 4 – 6 PM

Ages 14 - 19


Current and Upcoming Sessions