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1994 Summer Writing School: Songwriting

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Course Details

Improve your songwriting skills in a five-day intensive workshop with a celebrated songwriter. Part of the U of T Summer Writing School, this course introduces you to a wider writing community working in many different genres. You'll learn songwriting forms, how to avoid clichés and how to marry your music with your lyrics. You'll discover how great songwriters created the templates for today's popular songs. Short exercises will help you break through writer's block and find your own voice.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand songwriting forms.
  • Write a few of your own songs.
  • Discover ways to overcome writer's block.

This course may be applied towards the SCS Certificate(s) in




Sections

  1994 - 008 Summer Writing School: Songwriting    
  Spring/Summer - 15   Status:  Canceled
 
Section Schedule:   Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:30AM - 3:00PM
13 Jul 2015 to 17 Jul 2015
Class Schedule: 5 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $699.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Michael Johnston
  Section Notes:  

Monday 9:30 - 1:00
Tuesday 9:30 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 2:30
Wednesday 9:30 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 2:30
Thursday 9:30 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 2:30
Friday 9:30 – 1:00

Welcome Lunch Reception: Monday 1:15
Instructor Readings: Monday, after lunch reception
Panel Discussion: Wednesday 3:00 – 4:00
Farewell Lunch Reception: Friday 1:15
Student Readings: Friday, after lunch reception

Deadline to withdraw from The U of T Summer Writing School is 5 p.m. Friday July 10th.  To withdraw, please e-mail learn@utoronto.ca.

Early Bird pricing ends Sunday June 14, 2015.