The next Class will meet...
Spring of 2022
I am happy to announce that we will be resuming class in the Spring! Send me an email and be sure to let me know which classes you are interested, and I will put you on the list. You may also enroll through the Brunswick Community college website. I look forward to continuing at Southport Community College.
M8: Elements of Songwriting – We discuss and study the elements used in songwriting. The class is designed to give students as a general introduction to the techniques used to enhance your songwriter. Instructor Chris Luther.
M7: Lyric writing – Study great songs and songwriters’ techniques. This class will focus solely on the literary part of songwriting and will include lessons on title searching, building sections and gathering ideas, sense-bound writing, metaphors, details and rhyming, point of view, story and form, and a whole bunch more. Students will learn techniques for developing lyrics and storytelling and give writers an opportunity to work on lyrics together, as well as to share work-in-progress in class. Instructor Chris Luther.
M9: Introduction to Music Publishing – Learn the mechanics of the music business, and how to safely publish your music to obtain revenue for your creative works. An introduction to the publishing side of music, this class will include lessons on streams of publishing revenue, performance royalties, mechanical royalties and licenses, synchronizations, copyright registration, roles of publishers and record labels, as well as safe practice procedures for publishing your own music. Instructor Chris Luther.
materials needed for the class
pens, pencils, highlighter
non necessary materials are listed in the syllabus