This three-part interactive presentation course will cover the essentials of Melody, Hook and Harmony Writing – you will learn the elements of what makes a great melody and invaluable advice on each of those elements that contribute to a balanced whole.
In Week 1 we will cover the topics of Motifs and Rhythmic Development in Melody and Hook writing.
There is more than enough information each week to be taken as a standalone session and the price is discounted by 15% to £17 each. However, sign up for all three sessions below and the total is only £47:
This series will include the following comprehensive Melody Writing classes on Wednesday 13th, 20th and 27th February 2019 at 6:15pm:
13/02/19 – Melody & Hook Writing: Developing Melodies and Hooks with Rhythmic Motifs
20/02/19 – Melody & Hook Writing: Music & Harmony Theory 101 for Songwriters
27/02/19 – Melody & Hook Writing: Enhancing your Melodies with Pitch and Prosody
By analysing contemporary and classic songs you will learn the elements of what makes a great Melody and invaluable advice on each of those elements that contribute to a balanced whole.
These sessions are suitable for beginner and intermediate songwriters, whether lyricists or composers.
It is the second module of our Songwriting Summary Series. Previous attendees commented: “A fantastic talk. Full of useful information!” “Interactive and eye-opening” ” Liked the coverage of the course, the friendly presentation, and the interaction between students, and between students and Murray”
Tea, coffee and water will be provided free of charge. There are only 12 places available for each session so please book in advance.
The nearest tube is Moorgate.
Also, don’t forget to register your interest for our 10% discounted all-inclusive 2019 Spring Peak District Retreat week here:
DATE AND TIME
Wed 13th February 2019
18:15 – 20:00 BST
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131 Finsbury Pavement
London EC2A 1NT
Murray Webster has over 40 years experience as a multi-genre songwriter, having performed at some of the most prestigious music venues including The Astoria, The Hammersmith Palais, The Forum, The WAG Club, The Mint (LA) and Douglas Corner Cafe (Nashville). Plus Radio and TV appearances on the Gilles Peterson and Gary Crowley shows and Channel 4 documentaries on The Soho Jazz Festival supporting Courtney Pine. He has recorded and filmed with producer Marius de Vries (Madonna, Bjork, John Legend, David Bowie etc.).
He has taught monthly London Songwriters workshops for the last nine years, including twelve highly successful week-long Countryside Songwriting Retreats. He has a Masters Degree in Songwriting, a PTLLS qualification as a Community Music Leader and has mentored young people in music skills for NCS – The Challenge.
His self-produced tracks feature on CD-released albums commemorating the Shakespeare 400 centenary as well as World Cup and Christmas compilations, being part of a project series featured in The Guinness Book Of Records, as well as single and album releases on CBS Records. He also has self-released tracks on all digital platforms.