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George Sanger


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Songwriting Tips and Tricks

George is, among other things, a well-loved professional songwriter,  heard by millions of people.  He’s ready to share his crackpot philosophies and “easy cheats” for getting your own songwriting thing going.  Why not take a class from him and steal his ideas?  All levels welcome!  


  • Using what you’ve got 

  • Why songwriting is open to anybody 

  • Playing to your strengths 

  • Analysis:  What makes this song good 

  • Knowing when you’re on to something 

  • Song titles that make you want to hear the song 

  • Locking down the meter  

  • Matching lyrics to music 

  • Keys to good collaboration 

  • Chord changes and structure 

  • The best ways to borrow 

  • Tricks that “can’t fail to make a hit” 

  • Workflow and organization 

  • Finding Inspiration/Inviting the Lightning/Courting the Muse

If the class is listed as "No longer available", it may be full or it may be within 24 hours or later of the first class starting.  Please contact the instructor to inquire about about the wait list or late admission:

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