Songwriting

Creative writing of music and lyrics is much valued in today’s marketplace. This course aims to develop students’ musical skills and devices related to songwriting. The goal is to cultivate a more confident and comfortable songwriting artist.

Fill a form and we will schedule an interview with you to help you choose the course level. No payment info needed.

Class Format

Option 1

1 on 1 Private Class

On Campus

Or

Online

• Tailored classes
• Work with teacher closely
• Proceed faster to a higher level
• Full attention from the instructor
• Flexible schedule

Option 2

2-6 people

Only Online

Small Group Class

• Learn with same level learners
• Cooperation with peers
• Take group examination
• Progress with peers
• Learn from other peers

 

Course Overview

Songwriting Class

Duration: 16 courses, 1hour/class

This course aims at providing students with a solid background in the art of songwriting. The purpose of this course is to motivate the student to acquire a method of studying and preparing songs in a variety of styles. Students will learn the study of lyrics, melody, harmony and song structure to create songs. Each student will work on their original compositions in class. Simple computer tools will be used to aid in creating, hearing and notating students’ work.

Assessment: Students will be able to write one song by themselves.

Curriculum:

• Listen to several songs and focus on the lyrics

• Write short phrases or sentences according to a theme

• Analyze some songs

• Share feelings

Composing Music

Class Objectives:

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

• Create original songs with lyrics, melody, and chord progressions

• Analyze other music pieces

• Create memorable verses, prechoruses, choruses, and bridges

• Understand the structures behind the hits

• Articulate the variety of musical and lyrical approaches and thematic material in other songs

How to Enroll

A free consultation is needed so we can know you more and find tailored classes for you.

Apply

Tell us what subject you would like to learn and what is your experience with it. We will contact you to schedule an interview.

Interview

Please relax, it’s not a test, just a consultation to know more about you and we can decide which level of the course should you start with.

Enroll & Pay

After our interview you will be enrolled to the course we agreed on. Please make the payment before the first day of the course starts. Then get ready to your first class!

Start Course

This is the first step to your success! Follow our experienced instructor and practice hard on what you learned!

Course Instructors

Jan Linder-Koda
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