Song writing course with Jack Forgie @ King Street Arts
SONG WRITING - 4 WEEKS - STARTING 25TH MAY 09 - MONDAYS 18:30-19:30 - FEE £30
Enrol online www.kingstreetarts.com or ring 02890 327297.
Last day of enrolment 24th May.
ABOUT THE COURSE
Our 4-week song writing course will focus on all aspects of song writing, including constructive critique. If possible please bring some songs you are currently working on.
The four weeks will consist of:
Week 1: How to write a song
- The idea is King
- How to make the most of your musical education
- What comes first - words or music?
- Working with collaborators
- Title power
Week 2 Dressing up the song
- Using your senses
- cooking the ingredients
- repetition and hooks
- melody writing
Week 3: Genres
- Simple chords and honest words
- song structure across genres
Week 4: Showing off
- The power of a demo
- Home studio
Jack Forgie has been writing, recording and performing music since 1977 and has been
signed to various record labels. Jack has been involved as a writer and recording artist
with countless singles topping the 'indie' charts. He currently writes and performs with
The Sons of Robert Mitchum and is signed to Cherry Red Publishing.
The Song Writing course starts tonight 25th May. Please see the course content below.
It runs 4 Mondays 6.30pm -7.30pm. Fee £30.
Registration tonight 6.15pm @ King Street Arts, 48 King St, Belfast city centre.
Any queries please call Sophie on 07795115132.
Song Writing Course with Jack Forgie
• How to write a Song
• Make the most of your musical education
• The Idea is King
• What comes first, words or music
• Working with collaborators
• Title Power
• Dressing up the song
• Using your senses
• Cooking the ingredients
• Repetition and hooks
• Melody writing
• Simple Chords and honest words
• Song structure across genres
• Showing off
• The Power of a demo
• Home Studio