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Songwriting Lab (ages 12-18)
Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024
Welcome to Songwriting Lab!
This lab band meets every Saturday11am-12:15pm unless it is a popular holiday weekend (see below). Students will not play cover songs in this ensemble.

Participants will:

  • Learn different ways of writing songs
  • Craft original melodies
  • Write lyrics or choose to collaborate with someone else in the group
  • Write harmonies and arrangements (either individuaally or collaboratively)
  • Perform on their own original songs and/or potentially on other participant's songs

The instructor(s) will start the class with a group songwriting project. In addition, students will work on crafting their own originals during class and outside of class.

Save the Dates:

March 16th &17th
In-house Performance Workshop Weekend
(specific performance time to be announced - could even be at your regular Saturday rehearsal time)

Band Showcase
(specific performance date/time to be announced)

Bands will not rehearse on the following Dates:

February 17th: Presiden't Day Weekend

March 30th and April 6th: Spring Break

May 25th: Memorial Day Weekend

Participation in group instruction is extremely powerful and we have seen our students experience profound development in countless areas including the following:

  • Exponential increase in motivation to practice
  • Teamwork experience
  • Improved musicianship
  • Communication skills development
  • Social bonding with bandmates
  • Increased confidence
  • Performance experience
  • So much more!
The session includes:
  • 16 rehearsals with a director and guest teachers
  • 2+ performances
  • Webpage hosting your sheet music, reference materials, etc.
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Jun 1, 2024
11:00am - 12:15pm PDT
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15 Sessions
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