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Becoming a Songwriter

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Artichoke Music online via Zoom
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Online Class
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Artichoke Community Music online class led by Haley Johnsen, $100 for four classes. This course teaches the basics of songwriting for any style of music. Students should be prepared to come to the workshop with a recording device, pen and paper, and an instrument (although not required!). We will also be using Laura Veirs' ‘Kaleidoscope Creativity Cards’ which provide fun prompts for getting a song started. Students may purchase these from her website ( or I can provide the prompts with my set of cards. In the end, my hope is that you’ll feel confident of your ability to take an idea and develop it into a complete song! Rough Weekly Schedule: Week 1: The Basics - Structures, different ways to start a song, having a clear message Week 2: Intro to Kaleidescope Creativity Cards - assign cards, speed write Week 3: Kaleidescope Creativity Cards - new song assignment to take home and work on Week 4: Perform song for the class
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