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SONGWRITING AND LYRIC WRITING
This workshop is an introduction to basic songwriting and lyric writing techniques. Students will develop a sense of form, melody, harmony, rhythm and motivic development. Moreover, the students will also be introduced to lyric writing concepts such as rhythm, rhyme, and form.
ACCOMPANIMENT TECHNIQUES FOR GUITARISTS + VOCALISTS
This workshop is a collection of best practices to obtain the optimum results of a collaboration between a vocalist and guitar player. These principles can also be applied and expanded for larger ensemble formats.
MUSIC PRODUCTION WITH ABLETON LIVE
This masterclass equips the students with basic tools to produce an original song with at least two contrasting sections, utilizing MIDI instruments, audio tracks and automation. Moreover, it features step-by-step instruction with interactive listening sessions and Q&A.
BRANDING AND SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ARTISTS
As some of the oldest content creators and storytellers in history, artists can utilize a combination of branding and content creation to differentiate themselves. This masterclass focuses on strategies to create a consistent brand, story and visual identity for artists, which can be used to develop compelling new revenue streams, social media strategy and sponsorships.
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Simmons College Boston, MA
iZotope Cambridge, MA
Mmmmaven Cambridge, MA
Digital Media Academy Cambridge, MA
Yamaha Music School Valencia Valencia, Spain
Modern Music Academy Istanbul, Turkey
Bundesrealgymnasium (BRG) Spittal an der Drau, Austria
Royal College Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sooriya Village Colombo, Sri Lanka
Bozburun Yacht Club Bozburun, Turkey