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Songwriting Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron 30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. The Intensives provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick...

Saturday Jan 11th, 11am - 6pm

SongWriting Workshop

at Voice Academy NYC - Midtown 305 W 38th St, New York, New York 10018

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...

Saturday Feb 1st, 11am - 1pm

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Sacred Song Writing Workshop

at Sacred Arts Research Foundation - Greenpoint 107 Green St, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Each one of us has a story to tell and a song to sing, but sometimes getting it down on paper can be the hardest part. Writing a song is a deep personal process of emotional expression, storytelling, and catharsis. The process alone is ritual, and can be utilized as a powerful ceremony for self exploration and transformation. From my personal experience,...

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Immersive Listening: Music from the Nuclear Bomb

at Think Olio - Ridgewood 56-06 Cooper Ave, Flushing, New York 11385

Full Course Name: Immersive Listening: Music from the Nuclear Bomb Episode of Twin Peaks Whitney George loves this song; Geoff Klock loves this show. Join them for a discussion of one the most audacious hours of television ever, in which David Lynch burns with the heat of a nova and nearly destroys 2001: A Space Odyssey in the process. A big...

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Music Tech: Apps for your Computer, Phone, and Tablet

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Have a smart phone? Tablet? Macbook? Then you are a few small and very affordable steps away from having professional music making tools at your disposal. Mobile technology has made writing, recording, and performing music easier and more accessible than ever before. No previous experience necessary. In this class we'll go through the first steps...

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Advanced Songwriting

at Beacon Music Factory - New York 333 Fishkill Avenue, Beacon, New York 12508

A class for songwriters who are looking to turn up the heat on themselves, challenge themselves. There will be weekly multi-layered prompts. Writers will be asked to write stylistically outside of their comfort zone at times. You will write a new song each week, always based on some new set of parameters. That means you're going to suddenly add...

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8 sessions

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The Mystery of Songwriting

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn the elements of songwriting with award-winning singer/songwriter/composer Christopher North. He'll take you from the first note to the finished song, and share technical tips like harmony, riffs, arrangements and hooks, while helping you find and build confidence in your voice and develop unforgettable titles for your songs. He'll share practical...

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16 sessions

Songwriting Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 520 8th Ave 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

It happens in a darkened club. On a spotlit stage. Or behind the soundproof walls of a studio. A song unleashes its power and who knows where it’ll go? Songs fuel desire, inspire hope, break hearts, rock worlds, unite people, shake booties, turn blahs into blues, and sometimes make us feel as good as James Brown. All in a mere few minutes. If you...

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10 sessions

Songwriting with Isto: A 8 Week Workshop

at The Jalopy Theatre and School of Music - Carroll Gardens 315 Columbia St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

An 8 week class on the art of songwriting. Each week, we will discuss some different aspects of songwriting (both in terms of lyrics and music).  Students will be given songwriting assignments each week, and the following week we will go over what people have come up with, and discuss some new ideas. A good excuse to get yourself writing more...

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8 sessions

Song Building

at Classeteria - Bushwick 284 Suydam St, Brooklyn, New York 11237

In this class we will build a song collectively from concept to final execution, so that the steps may be more easily broken down with the final goal being that you may be more comfortable writing songs on your own. We will, as a class, get into the mindset of a character and write from their perspective, and then focus the mood created on building...

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Saturday Song Intensive Workshop

at Hit Song School - Chelsea 146 W 29th St, New York, New York 10001

5-million selling songwriter and founder Wayne Cohen will lead two, 6 hour group song tutoring workshops, via Skype and in-person, at NYC studio Stand Up Sound. In these sessions Wayne will help you: Wake up your creative thinking Learn intentional melody, lyric and songs structure tips Receive detailed melody, lyric, structure...

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2 sessions

Experience... Songwriting

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

In this fun and interactive workshop, participants will create and express themselves through rhythm, voice and words. Using engaging activities such as beat-making, listening reflection and poetic form, participants will foster creativity, collaboration and create a unique and original song piece.  No prior songwriting or music experience required. ...

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Intentional Songwriting

at Hit Song School - Chelsea 146 W 29th St, New York, New York 10001

Students will: learn/employ techniques and exercises for generating coherent memorable hit song melodies, lyrics and tracks, and for capturing and crafting melody and lyric inspiration. learn to turn those techniques into consistently engaging songs that express a single minded intention. learn how to generate arresting ‘out-of-the-box’...

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10 sessions

One-On-One Song Tutoring (Private)

at Hit Song School - Chelsea 146 W 29th St, New York, New York 10001

In one-one-one 1-hour song tutoring sessions via Skype or in-person meeting, five-million-selling songwriter Wayne Cohen shares a series of personalized hit songwriting tools gleaned from his 25 years as a songwriter/co-writer/producer/artist developer, which will help you to create immediately impactful attention-grabbing songs. You will also receive...

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5 Week Songwriting Workshop

at Tony Conniff Songwriting Workshops - Upper West Side 204 W 84th St, New York, New York 10024

Ignite your songwriting inspiration and productivity!  Receive writing prompts to start new songs and complete your unfinished ones. Deepen your craft, develop your writing practice, and explore your own voice as a songwriter.  Enjoy a small group size and in-depth listening to everyone's songs in a community of songwriters. And have fun! ...

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5 sessions

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