This short series seeks to explore the lives of some of the greatest songwriters and storytellers of the twentieth century. The course will trace each artist’s life, exploring the history surrounding their period of activity. Each session will examine each individual’s creative process in an effort to understand how they paired their music and lyrics to create fascinating and memorable tunes.This Summer will focus on several famous Popstars. Each session will consider a different songwriter; Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Prince and Björk.
Listening and discussing the music, lyrics and life of each songwriter. Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Enthusiasm and an interest in music
This is an online course so a good internet connection and access to Zoom is essential
Headphones are recommended as we will be listening to various musical excerpts as part of the class