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Songwriting Part 2: Lyric Writing And Performance Of Songs


30 July 2016 (Sat)
9:30am – 4:30pm

Tutorial Room 5

Course Fee: $70.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $3.00

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This workshop is the second of a two-part series on song writing. In this second part, learn about lyric writing and performance of songs. Try your hand at writing lyrics to a simple tune, documenting your song in a score and recording it before performing the song in class!

This workshop is suitable for participants aged 16 and above.
Learning Outcomes
Lyric Writing
• What makes a good song?
• Lyrics say it all, gives meaning
• Components of English lyrics
• Rhyming dictionary support
• Analysing hit song lyrics
• Rhythm and style
• Writing lyrics to a simple tune
• Writing lyrics to your Song 1 melody
• Putting it all together: melody, chords,lyrics, band arrangement
• Documenting your song in a score
• Recording the work
Music related theories
• Performance and Reproduction Royalties system
• Music Tools Software
• Performance Opportunities (Private, Concerts, YouTube, Musicals)
• Inspirational and Exposure events
• Generating ideas for songs
• Music Books, and Shops

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Registration Details

Kinokuniya Privilege Card Members

Kinokuniya Privilege card members can enjoy 10% off the workshop fee.
Please provide your membership number and workshop title to [email protected] for the discount code before online registration.

Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 15 – 25 pax

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.