Song Writing: Poetry in Motion (Summer Music Camp)
This class will introduce the concepts of how poetry, rhythm, melody, and harmony combine into song.
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Completed by 1 learner
year old learners
learners per class
$13 per class
Meets 4x per week
Over 1 week
50 minutes per class
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The class content includes how to combine the elements of words, rhythm, melody and harmony to the creation of songs. The aim of the course is to help students understand how these elements combine to produce songs that are easily singable and memorable. Each student will practice these various elements with the end goal of each student completing a simple song by the conclusion of the class. The student will learn... 1) how spoken words create rhythm, that strong and weak syllables in...
This class is taught in English.
The student will learn... 1) create a poem in a regular meter 2) create rhythm associated with the lyrics 3) develop a melody that fits with the rhythm of the lyrics 4) designate the chords that fit with the melody 5) make finishing touches to the song 6) present to the group on the last day 7) positively review other student's songs
The student will have specific assignments after each of the first 3 class sessions. These assignments are very important as the student will build on them to complete a simple song at the conclusion of the 4th session.
Spiral notebook or writing composition notebook 2-3 pencils and a pencil sharpener big eraser printouts of PDFs from the instructor Parental oversight for Youtube audio-visual assignments. (These will be screened for inappropriate content prior to assignment.)
The student will be assessed by: 1) attentiveness and participation in class; 2) completion of audio-visual listening assignments; 3) completion of the assignments between class sessions; 4) submission of the simple song at the conclusion of the class.
3 hours 20 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Burt the Brassman
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
40 total reviews
87 completed classes
I am a musician and educator from Lubbock, Texas. I have been teaching school music, private lessons for over three decades. Music has allowed me to travel to 40 states and 3 foreign countries. I have performed in diverse settings, including...