After studying with Tamara, I can play my melodies on a keyboard, find the right chords to go with them, and put it all on sheet music to take to a producer. I used to tell people I was a lyricist. Now, I tell them I’m a songwriter. — Chris G.
NEXT WORKSHOP: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd
Music Basics One-Day Intensive
12 – 5 pm, NYC, $150
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This was an extremely helpful and informative workshop!! I learned so much. — Sarah L.
Improve your songwriting and ability to communicate with other musicians. New and useful skills every step of the way.
- Music Basics One: Start from scratch. Learn to read and write music notation, understand keys, create basic chords, find the I IV and V chord in any key! Very short creative assignments.
- Music Basics Two: Learn more about chords in a key. Add to your knowledge of rhythm and song form. Short, creative assignments and more practice putting your music into chart form for other musicians to read.
- $225 including
- Manhattan / Online
- 4 and 5-week workshops
- ONE-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS: cover most of the material from Music Basics One. These typically take place on Saturday or Sunday. $150 for the day and all materials.
- Work on your current goals as a songwriter/musician.
- Get feedback from your classmates and assignments (if needed) that help you work on your craft.
- Some prior understanding of basic music theory is helpful for this class.
- 4-week class
Tamara is a wonderful teacher, committed to teaching her students.– Michelle C.