Course Overview

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE WILL NOW BE RAN FULLY VIRTUALLY IN LINE WITH UPDATES COVID-19 GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS.

New to songwriting or looking to develop your skill set, we have you covered!  

Applications are now open for our 2-week intensive and our 6-week songwriting short course.

This short course will help you to improve your song and lyric writing techniques alongside helping you become more confident and skilled at writing melodies and chord progressions.  

You will have the opportunity to perform your original material in front of other members of the class. This helps you prepare for a final “showcase performance” at the end of the course. 

Our course is SQA accredited. On successful completion, you will receive a SQA National Progression Award (NPA) in “Music Performance”. 

What are you waiting for? As this is a FREE course, spaces are very limited, so don’t wait around and miss out.

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You Will Learn
  • Improved song and lyric writing techniques 
  • How to build your confidence
  • To develop melody writing
  • An understanding chord progressions
Modules
  • Performing Music
  • Live Performance 
  • Creative Project 
Course Details

 ONLINE

  • For beginners/intermediates 
  • Taught over 2 weeks
    • Starts Monday 10th January
    • Classes take place Monday to Friday
    • Performances take place Saturday 22nd January
    •  Classes will take place 10pm-5pm on each course day

*class times may be subject to change

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PLEASE NOTE: IN LINE WITH CURRENT COVID-19 GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS THIS COURSE HAS NOW BEEN MOVED ONLINE RATHER THAN TAKING PLACE IN OUR GLASGOW CENTRE.

ONLINE 

  • For beginners/intermediates 
  • Taught over 6 weekends
    • Starts Saturday 22nd January
    • Ends Saturday 27th February
    • Classes on Saturdays only
    • Performances take place on Sunday 28th February. Exact times on the day will vary depending on group.
  • All classes take place online via Microsoft Teams, choose between morning or afternoon classes to suit your schedule.
  • Morning classes will take place 10am -1pm on each course day
  • Afternoon Classes will take place 2pm-5pm on each course day

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  • Level: Beginner / Intermediate (must be aged 14 or over)
  • Length: 2-week intensive, or over 6 weekends
  • Fees: Free To Scottish Residents
  • Study Locations: Glasgow • Online

Audition & Interview

How To Apply

Apply to attend a course via the link below.

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