July 9-13

July 16-20

Neil Diamond says it best: “Performing is the easiest thing that I do, and songwriting is the hardest”. This summer, learn to refine your craft under the guidance of veteran songwriters and industry professionals. Beyond the Beat’s New Songwriting Workshop will provide you with expert support and feedback on your original material. This five-day intensive is geared towards beginner to intermediate songwriters and will provide you with the tools necessary to get your material off the ground.

Besides receiving individualized instruction, Beyond the Beat will be hosting a number of special guests. Each student will also take advantage of a number of seminars. Topics covered will include but are not limited to:

-Singer Songwriter workshop

-Exploring the benefits and pitfalls of collaboration

-Lyric Writing

-Performance Skills

-Social Media and the business of songwriting

-Creating your own demo

WHAT TO BRING
If you have a completed song that you would like to feature during the workshop, you may do so. Please provide the recording or prepare a performance. Typed lyrics or a lead sheet are also recommended, though not necessary.

WHAT YOU TAKE AWAY
This workshop is extremely versatile and tailored to the individual. At the end of the week, the student will receive a fully produced and professionally recorded single .

Program Length Five Days
Program Dates Week A Monday, July 9th – Friday, July 13th
Week B Monday, July 16th – Friday, July 20th
Registration Fee $30*
Tuition $399**              ASK ABOUT OUR REFERRAL PROGRAM
Age Range 10+

Students will receive personalized schedules based on their needs and on their interests at the beginning of the week.

Sample Schedule

Monday Activity
9:00-9:30 Orientation
9:30-10:45 Singer-Songwriter Workshop
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Solo Coaching
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-2:00 Songwriting Methodology
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:30 Visiting Artist Presentation

Tuition includes:
A
ll workshops, at least (1) private coaching session, professionally recorded single and optional video.

Registration Deadline:
Register before April 30th to take advantage of the early bird special and receive 15% off your tuition. Regular deadline is May 31st, 2018.
Dates are subject to change.

* Nonrefundable. Program information subject to change.

**Early bird price. Tuition is subject to increase after 04/30/18