Songwriting Classes

  • Are you a Seedling, Root or Rocker?

  • Songwriting Classes

    Tell your story through song! Songs are a powerful way to express your feelings, emotions, observations and ideas. In this class students will learn about the building blocks of songs and how to use those to create their own songs, individually and as a group. Students will learn about chords, bass lines, melody and lyric writing, and how to use these to bring their own ideas to life.

    • Ages:
      8–12 & 13–18
    • Fees stay at:
      $158
  • Virtual Computer Based Recording

    Learn to use software like Apples’ GarageBand to create your own, original music, or to record covers of your favorite songs. Multi-track audio recording programs allow you to record real instruments such as a guitar, drums or vocals, or Software Instruments built into the program. You can also build a song from a collection of pre-recorded loops.

    Expected outcomes include:

    • Learning the basics of multi-track recording which can be transferred to other programs like Logic, Pro Tools and FL Studio in addition to using a mixer for live performances and recordings.
    • Creating original compositions or songs.
    • Arranging existing songs to create your own version.
    • Ages:
      13–18
    • Fees:
      $142
  • Virtual Beat-Making Lab

    In this virtual class students will use Apple’s GarageBand software to explore and create beats. We’ll start with the basics and work our way through skills like beat mapping, using plug-ins, tracking, looping, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering.

    Students must have GarageBand software to participate. No prior experience with instruments or the GarageBand software is needed to participate

    • Ages:
      8–12
    • Fees:
      $142
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