Jess Bailey of Fables will present a workshop on songwriting including tips for beginners, Q&A for all levels and song critiques. Coming from a background of visual arts, Jess will impart techniques to write songs that paint a picture - bring lyrics of a song to workshop or start fresh

Ever wanted to write a song? Let’s create one together and experience the simple joy of creativity from start to finish; get an insight into the processes involved. Choose the topic. How chords and rhythm choice create and affect song ambience Should the melody come first and the lyrics follow? Choose some key words you’d like to include in the song and making it fit and rhyme! Word manipulation and inspiration Is there a hook line needed? There are no rules to abide by when creating! Have fun with some lateral thinking

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Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140
ph: 027-454-3885