Summer songwriter Club

Every Saturday from July 13 – September 14
10am to 12pm
$500
MI Guitar Craft Academy, Nashville, TN

Join us at MI Guitar Craft Academy every Saturday from 10am-Noon to learn the craft of Songwriting from an industry professional who has written hit songs for John Fogerty, Juice Newton, Pam Tillis, Phil Seymour, Rebecca St James, and others in rock, pop, country, and CCM as well as taught songwriting at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA for many years. Students will apply the tools and techniques of songwriting in the creation of an original song, the final project for the class. This is a recreational workshop, not for earned education credit.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • The craft of songwriting – foundational instruction on lyrics, structure, melody, groove, and chords; an analytical study of popular music
  • Receive industry advice
  • Learn music history
  • What the “real” music industry looks like

INSTRUCTOR

MICHAEL ANDERSON

Michael Anderson is a songwriter, artist, producer and author who has written songs for John Fogerty, Juice Newton, Pam Tillis, Phil Seymour, Rebecca St James, and others in rock, pop, country, and CCM.

 

His songs have been featured in films and television, including recent season finales of “American Idol” and “The Voice”.

 

He has been a staff writer for EMI and BMG Publishing in Nashville, as well as MCA / Universal and Criterion Music in Los Angeles.

 

He wrote the #1 country single, “Maybe it was Memphis”, several #1 CCM singles, and won a Dove Award for “Hard Rock Song of the Year”.

 

As a solo artist, he has released seven albums, including two on A&M Records, two on EMI / Forefront and three independent releases.

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COURSE CATALOG

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QUESTIONS

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APPROVAL AND ACCREDITATION
Musicians Institute Guitar Craft Academy Nashville is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Musicians Institute Guitar Craft Academy Nashville, please visit http://www.tn.gov/thec/topic/authorized-institutions-data.