Whether you’re a solo songwriter or you enjoy collaborating with others, this workshop provides opportunities for both. It is designed to help you discover your unique voice while honing your songwriting skills.
During this workshop, students will:
- Explore techniques to spark creativity and discover lyrical inspiration.
- Develop melodies that complement lyrics and evoke powerful emotions.
- Uncover the magic of harmony and learn how it enhances songs.
Performance and Recording:
Students will have multiple opportunities to perform their work for the supportive community that is The Putney School Summer Arts.
The workshop will culminate in a recording project, where students will select one of their songs to record and take with them after the program concludes.
This workshop is open to songwriters of all skill levels and backgrounds. Students should be proficient in playing the piano, guitar, or another chordal instrument (or be willing to learn!). Whether you’re a beginner looking to explore the art of songwriting or an experienced musician seeking to refine your craft, this course offers a nurturing and collaborative space for personal growth.