SUMMER 2023 SONGWRITING & MUSIC CLASSES ENROLLING NOW!VIEW CLASSES & UPCOMING EVENTS
WHO: From first-time writers to Grammy-Nominees, open mic regulars to major-label talent, those recording their first EP to touring artists, our community spans genres, styles, and ages. What unites us: a positive, welcoming nature and a serious desire to do important work. (Pictured Above: The ROOTS Songwriting graduate & Celtic Woman Chloe Agnew performs a solo show at The Songwriting School.)
WHAT: Since first opening our doors in 2009 as THE only school devoted entirely to the artistry & industry of songs, The Songwriting School offers classes, workshops, events, & private instruction in all aspects of the song. From lyric writing to composition, production to vocal performance, the music business to song feedback, & more. Classes online and in-person with a professional recording studio onsite. Tell us more about YOU and a faculty member will help you find a positive, meaningful setting to help you move forward.
WHERE & WHEN: With many classes again offered in-person at our main campus in Burbank, CA, the "Entertainment Capital of the World," and ALL courses additionally offered online both LIVE over Zoom and on-demand, enjoy a close, connected sense of creative community. If you do not live in LA, access the resources and the people of this industry town, online, without the traffic. (Pictured above: GRAMMY-WINNER JILL SCOTT with Grammy-Nominated instructor Ryan Toby in a topline class.)
WHY & HOW: Here is where you will meet your trusted co-writer, the person to sing your demo, or the producer for your next track. Here is the place where you can learn, develop, and deepen those same skills of your own from decorated instructors who are leaders in our industry. (Pictured above: Teen songwriting class student Sophia Moore records her debut EP in our studio after her first Apple+ TV Sync Placement.)
Devoted to the Artistry & Industry of Songwriting. Offering instruction Onsite and Online each Winter, Spring, Summer, & Fall. Songwriting • Recording • Production • Voice • Vocal Performance • Logic Pro X • Co-Writing • Toplining • Music Theory • Lyric Writing • Music Business • Publishing • Music Licensing • Digital Marketing • more.Start Your Classes Now
It’s with deep sorrow, which I share with millions I know, to learn that the great David Crosby – aka Croz, as well as Shadow Captain, and “the man with the twinkle in his eye,” according to Joni Mitchell – has left to launch his next adventure.
Of all the greats of songwriting I have known, I got to know Croz better than almost all of them, thanks to the Aspen Writer’s Foundation. As pictured above, I hosted their Lyrically Speaking series for a while and hosted a night – the most memorable one ever – with the great Croz. Paul Zollo continues...Read More