NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL GOOD PEOPLE TO COME TO THE AID OF THEIR COUNTRY.

The Songwriting School of Los Angeles is offering an open, donation-based class, On-Campus & Online, designed to empower passionate songwriters with the skills & awareness to write songs of social consequence. This non-partisan class will meet monthly, ongoing, starting February 2017. 

The mission of SONGS OF SOCIAL CHANGE is to enlist the considerable heart, character, insight, perception, and talent of the larger songwriting community both in and beyond Los Angeles to improve the honest dialog in our country and in the world, to create better understanding where differences exist, and to advocate boldly for those whose voices need hearing. This is non-partisan work. This is people work--work on behalf of making music that might be timely and might become timeless.

Sign up below to be notified about dates, the remarkable guest lecturers and instructors, curriculum, aims, and to be invited to join the community of creatives who will gather to write songs of social change.

 

CLASS FORMAT

Sign up to be notified and you will receive information on dates, curriculum, guest presenters & instructors, assignments, resources, collaboration opportunities, assignments, song presentation and performance opportunities, and more. Class meets on-campus & online with full archives available for review. There will not be a tuition required for this open class. There will be opportunities to donate to support this program during the course.

IN-PERSON

Class will meet in-person at The Songwriting School of Los Angeles, in Burbank, CA and be both broadcast live and archived at a secure site for class members. There will be lectures, assignments, and opportunities for collaboration, peer review, and song pitching.

ONLINE

Community is about connection. Wherever you live, connect with our community here and online via live-streaming, video conferencing, and the archived access to all class content online. There will be online interactive opportunities, the chance to submit songs, and more.

INSTRUCTORS & LEADERS

Class will be led by some of the finest songwriters and instructors of craft in many different genres and by some of the thought leaders in our society who can inform the passionate and equip you with an understanding of issues. In this way we will connect the artful skills of timely and timeless songcraft to the real people, issues, and causes which deserve and demand a thoughtful, artful conversation.

OTHER COURSES AT THE SONGWRITING SCHOOL OF LOS ANGELES

The following classes are not free classes but can be attended in-person or online. Tuition amounts, dates, times, eligibility, & instructor information can all be viewed at the included links. View a full list of courses HERE. Or to speak with someone about classes, workshops, events, private instruction, recording, or more, CONTACT US or call 818-848-7664.

Wherever you live, whatever level writer or artist you are, we look forward to welcoming you or welcoming you back to the positive, passionate, creative community of The Songwriting School.

THE ROOTS - Songwriting

The foundational course for songwriting at The Songwriting School. Graduates have included 3 Grammy Nominees, Billboard Charting artists, current & former major label talent...AND those writing their very first songs, or the first songs that truly mattered to them. All are welcome.

THE LYRIC WRITING CLINIC

Work with 2-Time ASCAP Song of the Year Award and #1 Lyricist Phil Cody to address what ails your lyrics and get them healthy, vibrant, powerful, and memorable. On-campus & online.

THE MODERN MINDSET MUSIC BUSINESS CLASS

A class aimed mainly at independent artists to develop the core understanding of the ever-shifting music business in real-time and to develop an actionable plan to define, refine, develop & deliver memorably the brand of you and your art. Taught by Ne-Yo's head of Publishing & Licensing at Compound Entertainment, On-Campus & Online.

The Conversation Needs Your Voice.

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