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Songwriting Workshop
6:30 p.m.

• What we'll do
Open to all skill levels and Instruments, join us to connect with a small group of likeminded individuals to hone the craft of songwriting. Engage in collaborative discussions, experiment with new techniques, let your songs find an open an honest environment to grow and flourish. All criticism will be constructive, everyone will be welcome to play; no one will be forced to play. This is a great opportunity to network with local musicians, experience personal growth, and engage with a community. Participate in monthly creativity challenges (“The Four Right Chords”, “Tell a Story”, “Send a Message”, “Laws of Nature”, “Reverse Engineering”, “No People”, “About a Stranger”, “No Chorus”, “Tell a joke”, “Decades” and many more… we may vote on these) or play that ballad you’ve been working on for years. No covers, this is about YOUR songs. The golden rules: Stay positive, take pride in your work, and always support your fellow musician: we’re all in this together!

Leader: Seth Melvin Cronin

More about our workshop leader

Born and raised in Vermont, Seth Cronin began studying guitar and piano at a young age. As a teenager, he started writing songs and pursued music in small rock groups and as an acoustic singer-songwriter. Seth studied economics and music industry at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, where he co-founded the delta-blues, garage rock, hip-hop fusion group “Blackmarket Ammunition” (on Soundcloud ( and Facebook ( After moving to the Nashville, TN area in 2013, he founded the folk, bluegrass, gypsy jazz trio “Red River Outlaws.” The group toured central Tennessee playing bars and music festivals, culminating in the recording of an EP titled “Why Ships Sink” (available on iTunes (, bandcamp, Spotify (, etc). Seth is self-taught on banjo, mandolin, and upright bass, rekindling his love for Jam bands and dance music. He currently resides in Essex Junction, and works in Intellectual Property in Williston.