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Friday, July 23, 2021
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Songwriting Tips and Tricks
Have you always wanted to write your own songs, but don't know where to start? Have you been writing songs but need some tips on how to take them to the next level? Join songwriter and performer George Sanger for this fun and informative workshop for all levels.
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
MCCM online classes are on a sliding scale - suggested fee for this 8-week course is $120.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org