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Songwriting 101 (Composition, Lyricism and Education)

101 and small group settings where burgeoning lyricists or songwriters can start to flex their talent in a safe and honest space.

I am a songwriter of 6 years experience, having written with unsigned and signed artists at every skill level. I've taken ideas from the drawing board and handed them over to producers as fully formed songs.

Lessons typically run for an hour as we:
- Bring and share ideas (or the lack thereof)
- Gather up some inspiration
- Write together
- Dissect our favourite songs.

Extra information

Bring the instrument of your choice and something to record demos on (a phone/portable recorder)

Location

At teacher's location: The Scop, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4DU, UK
At student's location: Around Mangotsfield, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

24 YO Bristol-based, UK wide touring musician. Played across internationally in a variety of band settings (trios, orchestras, EDM, singer-songwriter settings.) Quick learner from having 24 hour notice setlists and a precise player; working in tracked arrangements and varied RnB influenced genres (gospel/funk/jazz/blues/soul).

Education

BA Hons in Primary Education (ITE) from The University of the West of England.
Distinction* in Music Performance at a BTEC level.
A 'B' in Music at a GCSE level.

Experience / Qualifications

With 3000+ hours of playing experience in both bands and solo, I have the ability to confidently explain both practical and theoretical aspects guitar and piano playing. I aim to bring my students to a performing standard; enabling them to play with other musicians and make the most of their skill.

My wealth of experience in the live field is bolstered by my experience in the studio. Self-contained touring rig can fly or travel long distances without taking too much room. Plenty of studio experience, providing flexible and high quality guitar and keyboard parts for artists needing precise and tasteful playing.

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from £46At teacher's location
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from £52At student's home

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If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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