CANCELLED: The Building Blocks of Songwriting
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 7:30pm
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Building Blocks of Songwriting
with Christian Douglas
We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled due to recommendations from health officials and state government regarding COVID-19 and public gatherings. We are working quickly to notify attendees of event changes via email. Thank you for your patience.
We are very optimistic that we will be able to reschedule this date and are working actively with the artist to do so as soon as possible.
Please know that due to very high call volume during this time, hold times may be longer than usual. We will do everything that we can to respond to patrons in a timely manner and ensure that everyone is taken care of in the coming weeks.
The songwriting process often starts with an idea or an emotion and ends with the expression of that idea or emotion through music. But how does one get from the beginning to the end? In this workshop, Christian Douglas illustrates how structure serves as a means to an end in a world of infinite musical destinations. You will get a glimpse into Douglas’ songwriting process and learn about how the basic structural elements of a song play a role in communication and storytelling. You will also get to step into the role of songwriter through a “choose your own adventure” style of collaborative composition. No musical or songwriting experience is necessary for this workshop.
We rely on charitable gifts from individuals to sustain and expand our visual and performing arts experiences and arts education programs. Your gift will foster incredible social impact by allowing Strathmore to remain a strong and vibrant resource in your community.