ROOMS TO RENT & CREATE IN

The Songwriting School has creative spaces for short-term rental, ranging from private writing and collaborating rooms to larger rooms fit for recitals, auditions, vocal and acoustic rehearsals, seminars, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, meetings, and more.

For specific room specifications and rates, please fill out the CONTACT form and specify your needs, target date or dates, number of people, and any other pertinent information, and we will follow up promptly.

There are professional recording studios on-site that can be rented, hourly or by the full day, with engineer. Additional services (producers, players, singers, etc.) can be requested and hired as needed.

SPECIFIC ROOM DESCRIPTIONS:

Showcase Space

  • brick backdrop
  • small stage plot
  • seats 35-42
  • PA
  • 88-key keyboard
  • track lighting
  • optional: 4-camera HD system to record AND/OR livestream/broadcast
  • optional: 55” tv on cart
  • optional whiteboard on casters

Room has hosted concerts, open mics, classes, online classes, a filmed variety show, interview shows, taped acting and comedy auditions, speeches, musical theater readings, vocal showcase performances, and so much more. On this stage Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Mike Love (The Beach Boys), #1 writers (“Wind Beneath My Wings”) John Keller (“Love Is”), Phil Cody

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Classes:

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Seminar Space, Larger

  • yellow walls, red curtains
  • large stage plot
  • seats 45-50
  • 88-key stage piano
  • small PA/Mackie Mixer
  • large screen tv (55”), wall mounted, swivels/extends
  • optional whiteboard on casters

This room has hosted interviews, talks, classes, seminars, workshops, and more.  On this stage: Neil Sedaka, author Paul Zollo, hit writer David Baerwald (“Strong Enough to Be My Man”), Songwriters Hall of Fame Jeff Barry, Grammy-Winner Jill Scott, hit writer Ryan Toby (“Welcome to Miami”, Will Smith), 9-time Grammy Winner Cheryl Bentyne of Manhattan Transfer, and more.


Seminar Space, Smaller

  • stage plot
  • 88-key stage piano by Yamaha
  • whiteboard
  • 3 distinct backgrounds useful for filming and photography (brick, red, lavender)
  • good for private instruction, voice, guitar, or piano lessons
  • groups of up 12; theater seating max 20
  • speakers/stereo equipment and 1/8” plug to play audio from phone, tablet, computer
  • small corner desk and chair
  • optional: single camera filming

This room is where top LA vocal coach Michael Goodrich regularly teaches and has been host to hit writer Dillon O’Brian, Steve Diamond, Marvin Etzioni, Grammy-Winning Producer Bob Cutarella, hit writer Maria Christensen (“Waiting for Tonight,” JLo), and more.


Demonstration Room

  • blue backdrop with black bass trap/sound panels
  • large screen tv
  • 3 long rectangular tables arranged group conference style; seating for 9-12
  • additional space for 4-8 more seated visitors away from table
  • tables and chairs can be removed if necessary
  • small stage plot (1 person presenter or performer)
  • presenter table with 27” iMac
  • Mackie powered speakers, Scarlett 2i2 interface
  • optional: 8 x 5 octave practice musical keyboards for instruction, with headphones
  • whiteboard

This room regularly hosts classes in Logic Pro X, Melodyne, music theory and ear training, piano, and more. The LA Area Logic Users Group meets here regularly.

 

 

Collaborator/Lesson Room

  • light blue background
  • 88-key keyboard
  • small powered speakers to connect laptop, phone, or tablet
  • window view of mountains
  • ideal for private songwriting, a private lesson, or co-writer groups of 2 or 3


The building enjoys these features:

  • fiber optic internet with option to connect via hardwire or wireless, 30MBPS upstream
  • 5 HVAC units serving the two floors
  • a full professional recording studio 
  • a small two-room production suite 
  • small private parking lot behind the building for room renters, studio clients, and special guests. Free 2-hr and unrestricted parking on our side street, Maple. Free 2-hr parking until 6p, unrestricted after, in a well-lit public lot adjacent to the building on Maple

Please note: there is no elevator in the building for a disabled person or heavy equipment to get upstairs. The ground floor is ADA accessible with a single designated parking spot, fully ADA compliant downstairs bathroom.

 

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