Songwriting Games in Pairs

  • December 5, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Yes, songwriting games in pairs again, because it was so much fun the last time we did it.  There will be at least one new songwriting game this time, so it won't be a complete repeat.

Outline for the event: 1) The group will be spilt into pairs by the host. 2) Host will give instructions on a songwriting game. Games are based on exercises learned by the hosts through participating in various songwriting workshops. 3) Pairs will work together to write a song (or part of a song) following the songwriting game within a limited amount of time.  4) Each pair will share the music they created with the group.  5) If time permits, we will repeat the process, so that everyone can try working with two different people. 

Bring your instrument and a notebook for sketching out your ideas.  If you are a multi-instrumentalist, bring the instrument you most like to use when writing music.

Experience level: You are comfortable writing lyrics or composing music on your own, and are willing to perform a rough version of what you create for the group.

Feel free to message host if you have any questions.

A five dollar fee is required, which can be paid on-line or at the event.  All money will go to SIS (for renting meeting spaces and supporting other programming).

Wait List Info:  This time a "manual" wait list will be used.  This means that when a spot opens up, everyone on the wait list will be notified and the first to reply will get the spot.

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  • Denine

    Thanks, Elsa for hosting---it was much fun co-creating with this talented group! :-)

    December 6, 2013

  • Elsa

    That's was really fun. Thank you all for coming. Someone left a mead composition book. Let me know if/when you want to pick it up.

    December 5, 2013

    • Michael A.

      I think it's my book. Doh!

      December 6, 2013

  • Michael A.

    It was helpful to share some good ideas and see how others tackle the writing process

    December 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great fun again.

    1 · December 5, 2013

  • Audrey

    My brakes went out on the way home. :-( Car's gotta go in the shop in the AM and I can't drive it tonight. Sorry to miss, will see you next time Elsa and all.

    December 5, 2013

  • Denine

    Looking forward to meeting you! I'll look for the address email that morning...

    November 29, 2013

    • Denine

      Thanks, Elsa, for the message and info!

      December 5, 2013

  • Qasim

    I'm sorry just realized I have a party to attend on the 5th. Would definitely make it to the next one.

    December 4, 2013

    • Susan

      Hi there. Sorry for the confusion. I tried to sign up for this on my desktop computer and the computer defaulted to my husband's meet up account. I then tried to delete him and add myself. Not sure I succeeded. At any rate, I, Susan, will be there, but my husband Don will not.

      December 5, 2013

    • Elsa

      It looks like you are attending, so you must have gotten everything figured out.

      1 · December 5, 2013

  • Susan

    I can't seem to get the address for this event. Would somebody be able to email it to me at [masked]?

    December 5, 2013

    • Elsa

      I just sent out the even address again by e-mail through the meet-up site.

      December 5, 2013

  • Debby S

    Hi Elsa,
    I'm so sorry to back out of this event. I was really wanting to attend this meetup, so looking forward to it! I was asked to assist a convention and staffing a booth out of town. The person I'm subbing for had a heart attack recently. I look forward to attending your next songwriting in pairs. Thank you for hosting this event!

    November 28, 2013

  • Elsa

    I just e-mail everyone the event addess. I will send it out again in the morning the day of the event, in case the RSVP list has changed.

    1 · November 27, 2013

  • Griffin

    I will probably bring a digital keyboard so as to have a volume control and still be able play my beloved keys.

    November 11, 2013

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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