Songwriting w/ Jim Bruno
$120.00 advance / $130.00
New to songwriting? Always wanted to try it out but didn’t know where to start? Experienced at the art form but in a creative rut? This class series addresses all of these needs. We’ll discuss lyric writing, melody writing, song concepts, song components and their function and much more. The focus is on making you a better songwriter and, at the same time, instilling an appreciation of the art form. The teaching style is one of coaching rather than criticizing, and the emphasis is on the work of the participants and not on the lecturing of the teacher. The participants take an active role in helping each other creating a sense of community. For those interested in performing, the class will culminate in a performance on stage at the Freight & Salvage! (Minimum class size four students)
Jim Bruno is a Bay Area based singer and a published songwriter. Shawn Colvin, Chuck Prophet, Cliff Eberhardt, Mary Lou Lord, Thad Cockrell, and Laurie MacAllister have recorded songs he’s written or co-written. He currently teaches two accredited Songwriting courses at Foothill College in Los Altos, CA.