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Join my online songwriting workshop 0

Posted on September 28, 2020 by jimparedes

Announcing my 5th Online Songwriting workshop
When: October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Time: 9AM Manila, 11AM Sydney, 6PM Los Angeles, 9PM New York.
Each session runs for two hours. Student must know how to play guitar, or piano with some proficiency.
You don’t have to spend anymore time being angry, frustrated, sad because of covid. Learn a life skill. Grow. Get creative.
Send me a message for more details if you are interested. And pls share.

This is the 5th one I am running. Here is the syllabus.
Course Objective: To teach the students the discipline and the practice of songwriting by way of practical hands-on actual experience. Student will be required to write songs throughout the course

Course Outline:

Discussions on what makes a great song
Analysing parts of a song
Learning the craft of writing songs and jingles
Widening and deepening musical references and influences
Expanding knowledge of chord progressions
Notes on arranging
Lyric writing
Techniques on on melody generating
How to write songs even without inspiration by using techniques

Course Requirements:
Submission of all required homework
Student must know how to play an instrument

If interested, pls rite me at emailjimp@gmail.com. It starts this October 3.

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