THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Music and Songwriting Workshop
(Raheem DeVaughn and Wes Felton)
Presented by the Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation
Prince George’s County Community College, Largo, MD
Are you an aspiring singer, musician or songwriter in middle school, high school or college? This workshop is designed to provide the participants with an opportunity to reveiw and perform your songs and receive feedback from award-winning artists and your peers. Songwriters and singers can accompany themselves, have someone accompany themselves or use pre-recorded music.
This workshop includes:
Singer-Songwriter Workshop: This small group workshop is designed to provide a limited number of participants with an opportunity to perform your songs and receive feedback from Award-winning Artists and your peers. Songwriters can accompany themselves, have someone accompany for them, or use prerecorded music.
Music Composition for Songs: Topics and techniques include groove writing, melody writing, modes, and interesting and useful harmonic progressions.
Lyric Writing: Topics include prosody (setting words to music and vice versa), brainstorming techniques, and writing from titles.
Intro to Business of Songwriting: A session discusses different topics related to songwriting and the songwriter (including publishing, copyright laws, mechanical rights, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and promoting your songs).
The workshop offers a variety of songwriting topics providing you with a chance to focus on your interests
Invest in your musical future and spend a day with the multi-grammy nominated singer and songwriter, Raheem DeVaughn and Wes Felton of CrossRhodes.
Learn the inside scoop about singing and songwriting from a music industry leader and come away with techniques to take your singing and songwriting skills to a new level!
$10.00 – advance tickets only. Light refreshments provided. No tickets will be sold at the door.
The Lake Arbor Foundation, Inc. (LAFI)
Prince George's Arts & Humanities Council (PGAHC)
Foundation for the Advancement of Music Education (FAME)
Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation / Lake Arbor Jazz Scholarship Program
$2,000 college scholarships to high school seniors and college students pursuing undergraduate degrees in the performing arts including music, dance, theatre or other performing arts at an accredited college and/or university in the United States.
For information, email email@example.com or contact Mr. Jacob Andoh, PhD on (301) 906-2201