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Start Songwriting Now

Workshop seating is limited, so RSVP is required. This is a free event open to any high school student.

Register for the morning workshop, 10 - Noon, here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/start-songwriting-now-tickets-19864340778

Register for the afternoon workshop, 1:30 - 3:30, here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/start-songwriting-now-tickets-19864425030

How do you write songs? Do you start with the lyrics or the melody? Do you describe a feeling you are experiencing yourself or can you just make something up? It can be overwhelming how many approaches there are to writing songs. In Start Songwriting Now we’ll jump in and go for it. The first half of the class we’ll explore some elements all good songs share, whether it be a catchy melody or memorable rhyme. The second half we’ll write a song together. One original song. You should leave this class excited to write your own songs, and believe that you can, because you can.

Korby Lenker is a internationally touring, award-winning songwriter who has shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Nickel Creek, Ray Lamontagne, Tristan Prettyman and many more. He has had songs in film and television and is a veteran of the songwriter contest circuit. He splits his time between touring, songwriting, writing short stories, and collecting cacti.

Korby Lenker is a internationally touring, award-winning songwriter who has shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Nickel Creek, Ray Lamontagne, Tristan Prettyman and many more. He has had songs in film and television and is a veteran of the songwriter contest circuit. He splits his time between touring, songwriting, writing short stories, and collecting cacti.

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