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Every 2nd Thursday of the month

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This Months Prompt: The Fall - In music as in literature, fall is the sometimes cruel reminder that each person, or character, reaps what seeds they sow in the spring. Whether a fall from grace, a "falling out" relationship, "falling off the wagon" of some preferred life track, the fall is inextricably linked to the melancholy of loss. As a songwriter, see what inspiration you can channel by recognizing, accepting, or revolting against these inevitable changes in the weather and our lives.

Discussion topic - "Darkest before the Dawn" what's the role of darkness in songwriting, both in imagery and tone? What songwriters have used darkness effectively, and what distinguishes them from songwriters whos darkness overshadows their craft? How can use darkness as tool to create rich values and contrast in your music?

What we'll do
-Discuss songwriting in a open, collaborative environment.
-Share songs that we've written, give and receive constructive feedback from other songwriters.

Leader: Seth Melvin Cronin

More about our workshop leader
Songwriter and previously

• What to bring
a song that you've written
optionally copies of lyrics and chords
optionally an instrument (A cappella/karaoke also encouraged!)

• Important to know
Make new friends
Learn new things
Write new songs