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Introduction Lyric Writing (With a Professional Songwriter)

Teacher Leif, MT-BC
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(74)
In this 5 week course, students learn basics of form, rhyme, themes, etc., and have the opportunity to apply what is learned through editing original work and receiving encouragement/feedback from a published songwriter.

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 10
- basics of rhyme scheme in lyrics
- common song forms
- developing a theme
- editing song lyrics
- storytelling elements in lyrics
Berklee College of Music (BFA) Graduate
Published Professional Songwriter (Stephanie James, The Sunset Kings, Sangeeta Bachtarrya) 
Songwriting with Paula Cole
Jingle Writing class
Self Accompanying Singer- Janie Barnett
Homework Offered
Students will be given an optional lyric writing exercise to complete outside of class time. They will be shared in the following class if desired!
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
no formal assessment
Grades Offered
something to write on/with!
Students will be interacting with each others lyrics which may include themes such as love, heartbreak, sadness, etc. No hate speech, slurs, or overly explicit language will be tolerated. 
Writing Better Lyrics- Pat Pattison 
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(74)
Welcome! I am Leif, a Board Certified Music Therapist and Neurologic Music Therapist with a specialization in IEP-based services. I am passionate about making learning accessible, engaging, and musical!I am a published writer (Oxford University... 
Group Class


for 5 classes
1x per week, 5 weeks
50 min

Completed by 9 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 12-17
1-8 learners per class

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